Lighter Side of News (Mar. 10, 2016) by HallR

Champion(s):

Kloefkorn


Runner(s)-Up:

quarterrican


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1 Kloefkorn 492 98 15
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2 quarterrican 407 96 15
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3 gregariouschinchilla 405 94 15
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4 PeterB 397 92 15
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Questions:

What pop singer released "Green Light", her first single in over two years, which she promises will "make you dance"?

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Lorde

The governing bodies headquartered in the United Kingdom and New Jersey recently proposed modifications to the rules pertaining to what human activity, which has remained relatively unchanged since first codified in the year 1744?

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Golf

The new television series "The Arrangement" premiered on the E! Channel this week which the network claims is totally fictional and not based on what well known actor as widely suspected?

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Tom Cruise

This week, New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard received criticism for declining to play in the World Baseball Classic (WBC). If Syndergaard had played in the WBC, what nation would he have represented?

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United States

The title of what film has been extracted from the image seen here?

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Logan

What legendary English heavy metal band officially announced this week that the band is quitting the music business after 49 years of activity?

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Black Sabbath

The 34th season of CBS' "Survivor" reality series premiered this week. This season the castaways are stuck in the Mamanuca Islands, which are geographically located in what nation?

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Fiji

Actress Heather Matarazzo has already recorded episodes of her new podcast titled "Shut Up & Listen". The title of the podcast comes from a fictional program of the same name, near and dear to Matarazzo, which was featured in what film?

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The Princess Diaries

The young man on the magazine cover seen here is the co-founder and CEO of what company?

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Snapchat (Snap Inc.)

The mini-theme for this week is titled: "Performers with -esque sounding names and Shaq two weeks in a row". Here we go. What hip-hop artist with a Monopoly-esque name and known for his album "Coloring Book", recently met with the Governor of Illinois to discuss public school funding?

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Chance the Rapper

What WWE 'superstar' (yup, they are no longer called wrestlers anymore) with an Ed Sullivan-esque name, recently revealed that he is frustrated with Shaquille O'Neal's inability to agree to a match for the upcoming WrestleMania?

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Big Show

Finally, Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks passed a major milestone this week when he became the sixth player in NBA history to score this number of career points? (will accept within 4,000 in either direction)

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30,000 (accept between 26,000 to 34,000)