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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Fri 11/22/13

Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder and Tim Burton are all in talks about doing a sequel to "Beetlejuice." Get this -- Winona was only 17 when the original was made.

Lady Gaga wore a wedding diaper and got covered up in dirt for her "Artpop" video.

Psychic and author Sylvia Browne, known for her frequent TV appearances through the years, died Wednesday morning.

All indications are that Kylie Jenner and Jaden Smith are dating.

Kanye West has blasted Zappos online, saying they make "s**t products."

Trouble continues to follow Chris Brown. Now we're hearing he was kicked out of a rehab facility this month after smashing his mother's car window during a family session. A judge overseeing Brown's probation has ordered the singer to immediately enter another rehab program and stay for 90 days.

Jennie Garth is in a transition mode. She got a divorce in June and now has broken up with her boyfriend of three months.

A judge has ruled that Amanda Bynes is competent to stand trial in her DUI case, TMZ.com reports.

U2 has released its first new song since 2009 on Facebook of all places.

Illinois is the latest state to approve same-sex marriages.

The McRib won't be available at every McDonald's. The mothership is allowing local ownership groups to decide if they want to offer it.

There are stores around the country where people are actually camping out NOW for the Black Friday sales coming up a week from tomorrow.

New mother Fergie decided to name her son (Axl Jack) after Axl Rose after feeling her unborn baby kick for the first time as she dreamed about attending a Guns N' Roses concert.

A sick trend in Philadelphia, where several people have been randomly targeted to get beat up. Just out of the blue.

A rocket blasted off this week with several satellites aboard, including one built by high school students. [Their satellite uses global positioning technology to help you pinpoint the best places in town to purchase fake IDs.]

SMARTPHONE 'SELF-HEALS' AFTER BEING SCRATCHED _ South Korean electronics company LG has launched its Flex smartphone with a "self-healing" coating that supposedly allows it to recovers from accidental scratches. In a test, after just a few minutes the light scratches were already mostly cleared up and barely noticeable.

AMAZON TO OFFER BLACK FRIDAY DEALS EVERY 10 MINUTES _ Internet retailer Amazon is taking Black Friday further this year, launching its first sales this Sunday (November 24). And the company says there will be new sales going up very frequently, as often as every 10 minutes.

SARAH PALIN'S 'MAYOR-MOBILE' UP FOR AUCTION ON EBAY _ Wasilla, Alaska, is hoping to raise at least $10,000 by selling a Ford Expedition former mayor Sarah Palin drove from 1999 through 2002. The city listed the gold sport utility vehicle for sale on eBay.com with a minimum bid of $10,000. The Expedition XLT has 74,188 miles on it. The vehicle has been sitting in storage and proceeds would go to the city's vehicle replacement fund.

Yes, there are people who are already lined up for Black Friday.  Reports have come in from TWO different Best Buys in northeast Ohio . . . where it's REALLY COLD right now . . . of people camping out to be the first ones inside next week.

According to a professional photographer, there are a couple simple tricks if you want to look more photogenic in photos . . . stick your head forward a little, and SQUINT.  If you squint and smile just a little bit . . . like you would if you were COCKY and had a secret . . . it supposedly makes you look way better in pictures.

A 79-year-old man in Tennessee just passed away . . . and instead of leaving his mansion and $250,000 to his five kids, he left it to his TWO CATS.  They get the house, and all the money will go to caring for them.  His will says that once the cats die, THEN his kids get the house and whatever's left of the money.

A liquor company is releasing Cinnabon-flavored VODKA. 

IN THEATERS _ The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13); Delivery Man (PG-13)

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