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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Thurs 7/03/14

Sales of beer in the Carolinas has skyrocketed because of Tropical Storm Arthur and Fourth of July weekend. Many stores have sold all of their cases and are now only offering kegs. Gas, generators, bottled water, bread and barbecues are also selling at a high rate.

Beerpulse claims Southern Tier Brewing has begun selling its Halloween beer, Pumking Imperial Ale, even though it's only July.

The NY Post claims Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of Grand Theft Auto for using her image without permission for a character named Lacey Jonas

The Daily Dish claims Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson plan to wed this weekend in California

21.6 million people watched the U.S.-Belgium World Cup soccer game

7-Eleven is going nationwide with their Doritos Loaded snack. It's a mozzarella cheese triangle covered in a Doritos crust. A four-pack costs $1.99

The FTC is filing suit against T-Mobile for sticking customers with millions of dollars of bogus charges.

11% OF #NOFILTER TAGGED PHOTOS ARE FILTERED - According to a study 11% of Instagram users posting under the #nofilter tag are in-fact using a filter. Quit yer lying!

CAR REVERSES OVER MAN'S HEAD - A man who decided to take a nap in a Poland parking lot survived after a car reversed over his head. The man dozed off to sunbathe. But he soon woke up when a car accidentally reversed over his head and left him trapped underneath the car. The 25-year-old somehow avoided serious injury.

RUSSIA BLOCKS 'HOUSE OF CARDS' FROM FILMING - Russia used its informal veto power to block the hit Netflix series House of Cards from filming scenes at the U.N. Security Council in New York. A source says the Russian delegation denied the request saying that the chamber needed to be kept open and available for unanticipated crises.

A 56-year-old woman and 25-year-old man in Florida were drinking together a few weeks ago . . . and the woman thought it would lead to getting-it-on.  When the guy turned her down, she chased him with her CANE and a KNIFE.  She was arrested for felony aggravated assault. 

Cops in Oklahoma tried to pull over a 34-year-old woman for drunk driving earlier this week . . . and she led them on a high-speed chase.  Turns out she was trying to make it into the next county over . . . because she likes their jail better.  She stopped a few miles short of that county though, so she was arrested and taken to the jail she DIDN'T like for DUI and evading charges. 

Two women in England recently found out a guy was secretly dating BOTH of them . . . so they teamed up to get revenge.  They made a banner with photos of all three of them telling him he was DUMPED, and hung it on a bridge over a highway yesterday morning so thousands of people would see it. 

The Sweet Spot Eatery in the Philippines is using crocodile eggs in their ice cream. Store owner Dino Ramos tells Metro UK: ''What started off as an experiment has turned into one of the most popular treats sold. Of course it is regular ice cream that doesn’t taste of croc meat. It’s only the eggs we use. But they do make delicious ice cream. Because crocs are an endangered species, we only get the eggs that do not hatch or are surplus.''

Sam Bloomfield's favorite holiday is July 4th. The Everett, Washington man has a tattoo of the American flag on his face, "USA" inked on his forehead, "God Bless America" tattooed under his left eye and "Land of the Free" inked under his right eye. The 64 year-old says it took 3 months to do his face. Bloomfield has more than 100 tattoos, including the flags of 20 countries. Most were done by his wife.

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