Newsmasters of the Universe! Oct.11th

Oct 11, 2019, 8:23 AM | Updated: 8:25 am
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It was a busy weekend in Salt Lake City. In addition to the general conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, another worship service took place downtown. Who showed up for a surprise 'Sunday Service' on Saturday?

Colby Walker
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Kanye West has been traveling around the country holding a free worship concert and on Saturday it was Salt Lake's turn. The Deseret News estimated that between 7,000-10,000 people flooded The Gateway to see West.

The annual Fat Bear Week in Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve. It's an annual competition to crown the champion of chonkiness. Who won this year's coveted prize?

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She is fat. She is fabulous,” Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve, which created the competition five years ago, wrote. “All hail Holly whose healthy heft will help her hibernate until the spring. Long live the Queen of Corpulence.”

There are microbes everywhere and most of them are perfectly fine for us to be around. But what spot is the germiest place in your home?

pollen season
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There's always going to be an interesting listing on Airbnb. But for 3 nights in October, you can stay inside one of Goodyear's blimp. How many blimps does Goodyear own?

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Goodyear says there are three Goodyear airships based in the U.S.: Wingfoot One at Pompano Beach, Fl.; Wingfoot Two at Carson, Ca. and Wingfoot Three at Wingfoot Lake in Suffield, Ohio. But, they say, they have operated as many as 8 since thier first commercial airship in 1925.

Everyone loves Halloween candy, and a new poll from Monmouth University says that 36% of Americans agree on what they think is the best treat to fill their buckets.

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Beating its closest competitor 36% of Americans agree that Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are the best candy. Coming in a not so close second was Snickers (18%), M&M's (11%), Hershey bars (6%), Candy Corn (6%), Skittles (5%), Starburst (4%)

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