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Chicago's Own Michael Jordan is Doing Something AMAZING for the Hurricane Relief! #BrightBytes

With Katie Bright

September 11, 2019

Katie has all today's breaking news with Bright Bytes. 

Chicago's own Michael Jordan announced yesterday he will donate a whopping $1 million to relief efforts in the Bahamas. 

  • He said, “I am devastated to see the destruction that Hurricane Dorian has brought to the Bahamas, where I own property and visit frequently. My heart goes out to everyone who is suffering and those who have lost loved ones."

Apple just announced its brand-new iPhones!

  • The iPhone 11, Pro, and Pro Max.
  • Highlights include a better & bigger camera with three lenses and, at last, official PORTRAIT MODE FOR PETS. 
  • All three phones have a new, faster, and more energy-efficient chip
  • Phones start at $999

In country music news:

  • Brantley Gilbert and his wife Amber had a baby girl! Braylen Hendrix Gilbert, joins big brother Barrett. 
  • Darius Rucker and other country artists including Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, Devin Dawson, and LoCash are putting on a Hurricane Dorian Relief concert at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville next Monday, September 16th. The concert is named "Hope 4 Hope Town" after the Songwriters in Paradise concert that happens every year in Hope Town on the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas. 

In Sports: 

  • Cubs lost to the Padres in San Diego. They play again tonight. Time is running out with just 18 games left in the season and still 4 games behind the Cardinals, 1 ahead of the brewers for the wild card spot.
  • White Sox won last night and play Royals at home again tonight. 
  • Bears play the Broncos in Denver on Sunday afternoon.