Noon MIX News FIX: Flu; Fifty Shades NC-17; Sunny Now Cold Weekend Ahead
Here are the latest stories in quick lunch bites for you. Thank me later.
Your heart just sinks when you about another youngster suffering from the flu. The flu-related death of a 14-year-old St. Louis Park girl is the second such death involving an otherwise healthy teen in the last 10 days in Minnesota.
A Sioux Falls man has been arrested in connection with a suspicious death in the east side of Sioux Falls over the weekend. At Wednesday's police briefing, Sioux Falls Police said Robert Bass, 22, of Sioux Falls was arrested for killing 50-year-old Crescencio Conde-Vargas with a baseball bat.
Die-hard fans of E.L. James' erotic bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey will be pleased to learn that the notoriously steamy pages will be faithfully translated to the screen. It will be NC-17. Not only can Fifty Shades enthusiasts look forward to an abundance of flesh onscreen, the novel's scandalously kinky scenes will be preserved.
Thursday will be mild too, but a system will begin to work its way into our area late in the day. It will bring a chance of rain and freezing drizzle by Thursday evening before transitioning to snow on Friday. Much colder in the area beginning Saturday. 2012 was warmest year ever in SD and NE, 2nd warmest in IA and ND, 3rd warmest in MN.
It's extremely hot across portions of Australia. Temperatures have exceeded 120F in some areas. I should've made those plans to be playing tennis in Australia right now while enjoying the Australian Open.