Lighter Side

The news can be such a downer... but it doesn't have to be! Every weekday morning at 8:30am, Salt shares some weird, fun, silly and downright strange news stories from around the world.

Lighter Side: Lottery Powerball Now at $750 Million!

Powerball Jackpot is now the fourth-largest U.S. lottery prize ever of $750 million!! It has climbed since late December with still no winner. Your chances of matching all six numbers is about 1 in 292 million. The Powerball jackpot, which now marks the fourth-largest U.S. lottery prize ever, has...
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Hollywood Stories: Dr. Dre Deletes His Instagram Photo of His Daughter's USC Acceptance

The horror movie “US” opened in its first weekend with making $70 million in the box office. This is a record hitting in its horror genre. The previous record was $50.2 million with “A Quiet Place” last year. Box Office: Jordan Peele's 'Us' Opens to Shocking $70.3M https://t.co/0LR2K7oppo via @thr...
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Lighter Side: What is the 'Florida Man Challenge'?

Lighter Side 3-22-19.mp3 Florida Man challenge is where you google “Florida Man” followed by your birthday. It will come up with Florida Man story that happened that day and they post in on social media. Here is some from the morning show: Gary: Squirrel Attacks Florida Man, Rodent Was Raised by...
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Lighter Side: It's National Fragrance Day! Here are the Best and Worst Smells

Lighter Side 3-21-19.mp3 Today is National Fragrance Day! A survey found that our favorite smells are fresh-cut grass, coffee, bacon, clean laundry, and cake. The top smells we hate are b.o., sour milk, mold, sweat, and stagnant water. Find some new ways to enjoy your sense of smell. #...
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Lighter Side: Janet Jackson Changes Flyer To Make It Where She Is Headlining

Lighter Side 3-20-19.mp3 Janet Jackson is set to perform at a Glastonbury festival, but she noticed the poster didn’t have her headlining. So Janet took matters into her own hands and remade the poster with her headlining it! LOL! Glastonbury fans in hysterics as Janet Jackson bumps herself up...
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Lighter Side: Solo Honeymoon Trips?

Lighter Side 3-15-19.mp3 Have you ever heard of a “Unimoon” Well it’s basically a separate “Honeymoon” and this is the first time we’ve ever heard about it. New Word We Learned "UNIMOON" A Solo Honeymoon! https://t.co/QrGROq2YL7 — 965tic (@965tic) March 15, 2019 How may gross things have you done?...
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Lighter Side: Saudia Arabian Woman Leaves Her Baby at the Airport!

Lighter Side 3-12-19.mp3 iHop Free Pancake Day is Today (Tues 3/12) Stop by any participating iHop restaurant for your free shortcake of pancakes Tuesday, March 12th until 7PM. They are collection donation for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center! Did someone say FREE pancakes?! ------ Today only...
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Lighter Side: Today is National Napping Day!

Lighter Side 3-11-19.mp3 Today is perfect for you if you’re still adjusting to your clock of Daylight Savings Time. A new study found 56% of people who describe themselves as “poor” sleepers feel significantly worse then there’s a shift in the sleep schedule. HAPPY NATIONAL NAPPING DAY! Take time...
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Lighter Side: Family Throws Out $500 Onto The Highway

Lighter Side 3-7-19.mp3 A family in Oakland threw $500 in cash on at Bay Area Highway to honor a family member who just passed away. How dangerous! A bunch of people kept stopping to pick it up that caused a serious safety issue! By the time the police got there all of the money was gone. Family...
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Lighter Side: Micro Designer Purse on Sale!

Lighter Side 3-6-19.mp3 Have you seen the Micro Designer Purse featured AT Paris Fashion Week? It’s four inches tall and two inches wide and you can buy it on sale for $522! Btw it’s big enough to hold a few coins and maybe a piece of gum. Jacquemus proves micro-bags are huge sellers and pint-size...
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