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Great News: The Price of Wine Is Dropping Rapidly!

The Lowest it has Been in 5 Years!

February 18, 2020
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It was a long weekend and Katie is ready to catch you up on all the breaking news!

The price of wine will be the lowest it has been in the last five years! 

  • Some are saying it is due to a surplus of California grapes.
  • That, combined with a decreased demand for wine (and the increase of hard seltzer), drinkers can expect to get better value for every drop they drink this year.
  • The cheaper prices may even last up to three years!

The couple behind a viral proposal written in the snow of Maggie Daley Park last year went big again this week to celebrate their marriage.

  • Last year, Bob Lempa surprised his girlfriend Peggy Baker with a proposal on Valentine’s Day.
  • He spent SIX hours writing MARRY ME in very large letters, so she could see it from her office window as she looked out over Maggie Daley Park.
  • This year, Bob came back to the park, hired some help to get it done quicker, but he didn't QUITE make it but the message still came across. It said “HAPPY MARRIED.”

Two planes carrying 400 Americans from that Coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan have arrived in the US.

  • These poor passengers will continue to be isolated at military facilities for the next 14 days. 
  • The ship had 3700 passengers and crew, and have been in quarantine since the 3rd of February.
  • As of last night, 15 total Americans have been confirmed with the coronavirus.
  • In China the numbers continue to rise, but at a slower pace, thank goodness. 

Disney princess dresses aren't just for little kids anymore

  • Disney is partnering with Allure Bridal dresses to offer a line of 16 different styles of wedding dresses.
  • Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Jasmine, Cinderella, Pochahontas, Rapunzel, Snow White and MORE
  • The full line will be released during New York Bridal Fashion Week in April and dresses (priced from $1,200 to $10,000) will start popping up in sizes for all women's shapes and sizes. 

An eight-year-old girl in Atlanta who LOVES Target had her dream come true and got to have her birthday party at Target.

  • Brayden Lawrence went head to toe in the classic Target uniform - right down to the nametag — and got to use Target as a playground to run around and celebrate with her friends.
  • They did a scavenger hunt and got to have slushies!

In Sports: 

  • We are all sending well wishes to Nascar's Ryan Newman are his terrifying crash at the Daytona 500 yesterday.
    • His car went airborne and flipped over several times. Miraculously, his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.
  • If you've ditched cable, you will still be able to catch Cubs games on Hulu Live!
    •  Announced yesterday, through Hulu+LiveTV subscribers will have access to most spring training games, and at least 145 regular-season games, and other Cubs content and programming.