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The Cricket's Daily 3: 2 dead, 23 injured at SXSW

Published March 13, 2014 7:47 am
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Here's what's being talked about today in pop culture:

• A car plowed through a crowd at Austin's SXSW festival early this morning, killing a couple on a moped and injuring 23 people. Police say a drunk driver was trying to evade police, and ran through the street barricades set up for the popular music festival. [CNN]

• Arthur Chu, the "Jeopardy!" champ whose application of game theory angered traditional fans of the game, has been ousted after 12 victories. He racked up $297,200 in the game. [AP, via The Huffington Post]

• Director Garry Marshall is working on a Broadway musical of his 1990 hit "Pretty Woman." Can't wait for the chorus line of hookers. [Entertainment Weekly]






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