Garret's is Celebrating National Popcorn Day With the BEST Deal

What's Up Chicago

January 13, 2020
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Don't worry if you missed all the news this weekend, Katie has you covered with 'What's Up Chicago?!'

Starting today, Garrett's popcorn will be selling small bags of popcorn, including the famous Chicago Mix, for a just dollar.

  • The deal will run through Friday to celebrate national popcorn day.

Ermargawd! #NationalPopcornDay is January 19th, but we’re throwing a party for our fans all week long! STARTING MONDAY, stop by a Shop for $1 Small Bags of any signature Recipe, including the original, Chicago-Style Garrett Mix that you know and love. Mark your calendars and tag a friend!* #GarrettPopcorn --: @kristendaukas • • • *Valid 1/13/20 - 1/17/20, 11am - 1pm in Chicago/Chicagoland area, and 1/13/20 - 1/19/20, 11am - 1pm in all other locations. Cannot be combined with other offers. Limit one $1 bag of any Signature Recipe (Garrett Mix®, CaramelCrisp®, CheeseCorn, Buttery and Plain) per customer per transaction. Promotional price excludes tax.

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The mission is known as Operation Rock Wallaby.

  • Australia is dropping thousands of veggies from helicopters for hungry animals escaping bushfires.
  • Officials have dropped over 2,000 lbs of sweet potatoes and carrots across different colonies to the Brush-tailed Rock Wallabies. 

The royal family is meeting today to discuss the future of Prince Harry and Megan Markle. 

  • Meghan will reportedly call in from Canada, while William, Harry, and Charles are expected to attend the meeting in person. 
  • Prince William tells media he is sad and hopes to mend the rift with his brother.

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was arrested in Beverly Hills on Saturday night after allegedly jumping on a vehicle and causing damage.

  • Edelman was named MVP in last year's Super Bowl.

For the second time in a week, the Chicago area is mourning the loss of yet another soldier. 

  • A U.S. soldier from Aurora was one of two soldiers killed Saturday by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.
  •  21-year-old Private First Class Miguel Villalon (Veya -lon) is a graduate of East Aurora High School. 
    • Friends described him as a great friend and a peacemaker​. 
  • Last week we talked about Hazel Crest native, 23-year-old Army Specialist Henry Mayfield Jr. who was killed a week ago Sunday in Kenya. 
    • His remains are expected to arrive back here tomorrow. The village is planning a homecoming in his honor.

In Sports:

  • 28 -23 Packers over  the Seahawks 
  • What a game for the Chiefs yesterday....51-31 Chiefs over the Texans