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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Thurs 10/3/13

There's a report that Macy's is asking workers if they can be there on Thanksgiving Day. Hey, you encouraged this!

Author Tom Clancy died Tuesday night at the age of 66. He was the best-selling author of ''The Hunt for Red October'' and ''Patriot Games.''

One of the producers of "The Simpsons" says a major character will be killed this season.

The rumor mill says that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie secretly got married.

Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft are pressuring the board to replace founder Bill Gates as chairman.

Dana Delaney is a bit upset that ABC canceled her show "Body of Proof," pointing out that its replacement "Lucky 7" has about half the viewers her show did in that timeslot. Meanwhile "Lucky 7" looks like it could be the first casualty of the new season.

Whoops. ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." suffered a big drop-off from last week's huge premiere, despite Samuel L. Jackson's temper tantrum.

Michael Jordan says he could have beat LeBron James in a game of 1-on-1 back in his prime.

WENN reports that Mia Farrow has fueled long-running rumors she has a child by Frank Sinatra by confessing the late singer could "possibly" be the father of her son Ronan.

A producer is suing Clint Eastwood and his studio over his baseball movie, "Trouble with the Curve," claiming they stole his idea.

In France, they took down one of the billboards for the new movie based on the life of Princess Diana. Some felt it was a little too close to the site where she died in a car crash.

Former child star Marie Osmond says she was scared into staying slim during her stint on 1970's variety show "Donny & Marie" after allegedly receiving threats about her weight from TV producers.

Amazon is going to hire 70,000 seasonal workers this year, 40% more than last year.

And the hockey season is, once again, underway.

The New York City Opera is filing for bankruptcy.

Lady Gaga and Eminem will co-host the first-ever YouTube music video awards November 3rd in New York.

CHEATING HUBBY TRIES TO WIN WIFE BACK ON FACEBOOK _ Ivan Lewis cheated on his wife. His grand plan to win her back? A handwritten plea on Facebook. He posted a photo of a handmade sign saying he cheated -- with an ugly woman. His post said his wife would take him back if he got 10,000 Likes on the photo. | photo

 DRUG DEALERS THROW $1M FROM PLANE _ Suspected members of a drug trafficking gang in Bolivia tossed a bag containing more than $1,000,000 from a low-flying plane. The cash was supposed to be collected by other gang members on the ground. But they missed the target and the bag was seized by police.

IS DANIEL DAY LEWIS UP FOR A ROLE IN STAR WARS? _ There are sooo many Star Wars rumors out there. Want to hear the latest? Here it is: Daniel Day Lewis could be up for a role. A source claims that Lewis -- who earlier this year won an Oscar for portraying Abraham Lincoln -- recently had lunch with George Lucas himself, and producer Kathleen Kennedy, who currently runs the LucasFilm empire.

According to a new survey, women feel the LEAST ATTRACTIVE on Sundays and Mondays, and before 9:00 A.M. and after 10:00 P.M.  Women feel MOST ATTRACTIVE on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and between noon and 3:00 P.M.

According to a new study, the majority of men who cheat on their wives do it with someone OLDER, UGLIER, and LESS INTERESTING than her.  So why are they attracted to the person?  Because she's more CARING, a better LISTENER, and more PASSIONATE than their wife.

What are some things that are CUTE when women do them . . . but CREEPY when men do them?  Some of the best ones we've heard are:  Asking if anyone wants to go to the bathroom with them . . . wearing their significant other's clothes . . . and whispering, "I'm not wearing any underwear" into someone's ear.

On Friday, a woman in Alabama accidentally dropped her iPhone out the window of a single-engine AIRPLANE that was 1,400 feet up.  And on Monday, a guy who happens to be an air traffic controller found it lying in his yard . . . in PERFECT condition.  Even though there was also a big STORM over the weekend.

A Canadian man was cited for trying to climb on the back of a swimming MOOSE.

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