THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • The World Happiness Report has come out, ranking 156 countries by happiness levels. In the number one spot for the second year in a row: Finland.
  • Last night's Super Moon was our last one of the year and the first time it's actually happened on the equinox in 19 years.
  • Woodstock 50 is this August 16-18. It'll be held at Watkins Glen in New York. Tickets will go on sale April 22. Stay on top of it at Woodstock.com.
  • Advertising during the final episode of "The Big Bang Theory" on CBS won't come cheap, with the network reportedly asking between $1.2 million and 1.5 million per 30-second slot. Media buyers estimate that the current average cost for ad time during the show is $258,500.
  • Old Dominion men's basketball coach Jeff Jones is with his team in the Big Dance this year... while battling prostate cancer.
  • Armando, a racing pigeon from Belgium, was sold at an auction in China for 1.4 million.
  • A homeowner in Abilene, Texas, called Big Country Snake Removal because he had several snakes living under his home. They came out and removed 45 of them.
  • DirectTV subscribers soon could lose some channels this week if things don't smooth out between AT&T and Viacom.
  • Parks Associates' streaming video research finds household spending on subscription video services has held steady for three years, averaging just under $8 per month since 2016.
  • The FDA has approved the first drug that's designed for post-partum depression. Brexanolone, sold as Zulresso. They say it works quickly... but costs over $20,000.
  • OK, who's missing from work today? There was a $550 million Powerball jackpot on the line last night.
  • A Minnesota man has set the world record for holding the plank position -- 38-minute's worth of planking -- at the age of 71.
  • Jelly Belly introduced CBD-infused candy and it has immediately sold out.
  • In Viet Nam, the big outrage is over a man who forced a woman in an elevator to kiss him. The man was fined all of $8.
  • Danica Patrick is joining NBC for their Indy 500 coverage this year.
  • 54 cases of mumps are tied to Temple University.
  • Ariana Grande fans can now register to vote at her U.S. concerts.
  • A study says employers will lose $13 billion in productivity from March Madness.

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