Trevor Wilson

Deadline approaches for stimulus checks

Did you get your economic stimulus check this year? If you did not, but you thought you were entitled to one, it may have been returned to the Internal Revenue Service because of an incorrect address. There have been 279,000 checks, totaling $163 million, that were “returned to sender” due to bad addresses.

King of the Hill canceled

Fox Television has announced that King of the Hill, now in its thirteenth season, will air its final episodes next year. The network says that the two-time Emmy award-winning program’s demise has been a long time coming. “It’s probably time (for Fox to make a decision),” Gary Newman, co-chairman of 20th Century Fox TV, said in an interview with TVWEEK earlier this month.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra hits the E-Center

The rock orchestra group Trans-Siberian Orchestra will play at the E-Center this Wednesday in West Valley. It will be their fourth year in a row performing in Utah. The concert will help spark excitement for the upcoming holiday season with the group’s popular renditions of traditional Christmas songs.

Free Dr. Pepper for everyone in America

The band Guns N’ Roses has been working on their latest album, Chinese Democracy, for over a decade. Earlier this year, Dr. Pepper announced that they would give “everyone in America” one free can of soda if the album was released sometime in 2008. Axl Rose and company have finally set the official release date as Nov.

National Debt Clock runs out of digits

The United States National Debt Clock in Times Square has recently run out of digits to display the nation’s increasing debt. The clock can no longer accommodate the amount of money that America is borrowing. The digital dollar sign has been replaced with the numeral one necessary for the roughly $10.