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    Ninety-one-year-old Gene Hackman trending on Twitter for all the right reasons | Connect FM | Local News Radio

    Hackman in 2003 – Vera Anderson/WireImage Unfortunately, when a Hollywood legend of a certain age trends on Twitter, fans assume the worst — but thankfully that’s not the case with 91-year-old Gene Hackman.  The two-time Oscar winner’s name began trending on the social media service thanks to a tweet from film historian James L. Neibaur, who posted a picture of the iconic American actor, with a caption reading, “Gene Hackman retired from acting 17 years ago, but had this recent pic taken to show he is alive and well at 91, and living in New Mexico. He goes  

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    Carson Wentz, Quenton Nelson both trending toward being available for Colts Week 1 opener, per report

    When both quarterback Carson Wentz and guard Quenton Nelson went down with foot injuries that required surgery, the initial timeframe stretched anywhere from 5 to 12 weeks, which naturally would bleed into the regular season if things were pushed to the later end. Fortunately for the Colts, things appear to be running in a more positive direction. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, both Wentz and Nelson are trending towards being recovered in time for Indianapolis’ Week 1 opener against the Seattle Seahawks.  While this is certainly great news for the Colts, they are also hoping to have a  

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    Ask Kyle: Who’s trending up in Lions camp, and who’s not

    ALLEN PARK — After three weeks of training camp, and a whole lot of hitting other guys in Honolulu blue — especially if your name is Amon-Ra St. Brown — the Detroit Lions are finally ready to open the preseason on Friday night against the Buffalo Bills. Now seems like as good of a time as any to open up the mailbag. As always, my deepest gratitude to everyone who sent in questions. We’ll do it again next week, and questions can be tweeted here or emailed to [email protected] Enough jibberjabber. Let’s go. Q: Outside of OL, what position group  

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    Trending Headlines: Cell meat for kids, beef demand & USA labeling

    Today, I round up the latest in headlines that relate to the beef cattle industry. From new marketing tactics from the fake meat camp to consumers demanding more beef, this week’s headlines are a mixed bag. Check them out and let me know what you think! 1. “This children’s book wants to inspire future cell-based meat makers” by the Green Queen Related: Consumers want beef, Impossible Foods headed to schools “The book is taking the typical question of children where different foods, in this case, hot dogs, come from into a different direction than what you would expect as an  

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    COVID ECMO patients at WVU Medicine trending younger

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The doctor that heads up the program that treats the sickest of the sick COVID-19 patients in West Virginia says the number of patients continues to increase. Dr. Jeremiah Hayanga Dr. Jeremiah Hayanga, a thoracic surgeon and director of WVU Medicine’s ECMO treatment program said Thursday on MetroNews “Talkline” their patients are trending younger. “We’re seeing what a lot of the other states saw in late-June or early-July, an influx of patients, predominately the unvaccinated younger patients who are sick, very, very sick,” Hayanga said. Hospitalizations of COVID patients are increasing across the state. The state Department  

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