April 6, 2014

In Other News, April 6




Editor’s note: “In Other News” is a list of state, national and global headlines compiled by The Daily Citizen news staff. To suggest a story, email the appropriate link to inothernews@daltoncitizen.com. The deadline is 3 p.m.



‘The Goonies 2’ may actually happen

There could be a sequel to “The Goonies,” almost 30 years after the original 1980s hit. — Time



‘Art Everywhere’ advertising campaign to celebrate American masters

Come summer, billboard advertisements across America will get an artistic overhaul from Lichtenstein, de Kooning, Pollock and others. In August, images of 50 great American artworks will pop up on as many as 50,000 billboards, subway platforms and public advertorial displays across the country as part of “Art Everywhere” campaign celebrating America’s artistic legacy. — The Washington Post



Kings of Leon fans warned over measles

Kings of Leon fans are being urged to check if they have been vaccinated against measles after a woman with the virus attended one of their concerts. The Washington State Department of Health has listed the band’s concert in Seattle on March 28 as source of possible measles exposure. — KLFM 96.7



Here’s what Tetris looks like played on skyscraper

If you own any piece of technology, from a tablet to a smartwatch, odds are you can download Tetris, the popular matching puzzle game that celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. However, all forms of Tetris seem lame compared to its latest platform: a 29-story skyscraper. The Tetris Co. worked with Drexel University professor Frank Lee to create a version of Tetris playable on the side of a 29-story Cira Centre building in Philadelphia. — USA Today



America’s fattest and thinnest cities revealed

New research has revealed national obesity rates are at an all-time high, with Huntington-Ashland, W.Va., identified as the country’s fattest city and Boulder, Colo., labeled America’s thinnest. — ABC News



Police bust Virginia sexting ring involving more than 100 teens

RICHMOND, Va. — Deputies are conducting a major investigation into a teenage “sexting” scandal in Virginia involving more than 100 teens and more than 1,000 photos of underage girls posted to a social media account. — WATE



Poisoning from e-cigarettes on the rise

Poisoning from e-cigarettes is on the rise, according to a new government report. Researchers found a steady and rapid increase in the number of calls to poison control centers about e-cigarettes and the liquid nicotine used in them, according to the study, released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. — Fox News



Jeb Bush says illegal immigration often ‘an act of love’

Jeb Bush, a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said on Sunday that illegal immigrants who come to the United States to provide for their families are not committing a felony but an “act of love.” — Reuters



Violence in eastern Ukraine ratchets up tensions with Russia

Pro-Russian protestors stormed government buildings Sunday in three eastern Ukraine cities, a move the Ukrainian government said was orchestrated by the Kremlin as tensions between the two nations rise further. — Time