Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa reportedly had a pact not to ride in a helicopter together

The late NBA star Kobe Bryant reportedly had a pact with his wife Vanessa that they would never ride in a helicopter together. Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, as well as seven other passengers, were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning. Bryant said in a podcast in 2018 that he began traveling in helicopters so he would have more time to spend with his daughters instead of sitting in LA traffic. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The late NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa had a pact that they would never ride in a helicopter together, a source told… Read More

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Investigators have recovered all 9 bodies from the Calabasas site where Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crashed

Investigators in California have recovered all nine bodies of those who died aboard the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter, which crashed into the Calabasas hills killing NBA star Kobe Bryant. No one survived the Sunday crash in Calabasas, California, roughly 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles coroner’s office announced on Tuesday that four victims, including Bryant, have been identified: John Altobelli, 56, Sarah Chester, 45, and pilot Ara Zobayan, 50. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Investigators in California have recovered all nine bodies of those who died aboard the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter, which crashed into the Calabasas hills killing NBA star Kobe Bryant. No one survived the… Read More

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Coach John Altobelli Honored Ahead of the Orange Coast College Pirates’ Baseball Season Opener

When the Orange Coast College baseball team, the Pirates, gathered at Wendell Pickens Field to begin their 2020 season on Tuesday, a very important member of the team was missing: Coach John Altobelli, who tragically died with eight others in a helicopter crash on Sunday morning. John, his wife Keri and their daughter Alyssa passed away alongside NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, as they were all on their way to a basketball tournament in Thousand Oaks, California when their helicopter crashed, killing everyone on board. After walking into the stadium underneath a banner that read “The House That Alto Built,” the OCC Pirates — all wearing… Read More

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The Stories Slide Deck: How Stories stack up across social platforms (FB, SNAP)

In the last few years, there’s been a major shift as to how consumers interact with social media. Rather than posting content that lives on the platform in perpetuity, users are now posting and viewing more “Stories,” video or images that live for only 24 hours. Many platforms have introduced some form of Stories format — whether it be Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or WhatsApp. Snapchat was the company to introduce it to the world, but Instagram has surpassed it in terms of volume and perhaps usability. Business Insider Intelligence has compiled a slide deck that looks into how Stories work on Instagram and Snapchat, and how brands and publishers should… Read More

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Blake Lively Says She Knows How to ‘Precision Drive in a Car Chase’ After Latest Film

PEOPLE Now airs live, Monday through Friday, from the Meredith offices in New York City. Catch PEOPLE Now every weekday at 12:00 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT on People.com or on the PeopleTV app on your favorite streaming device. Want even more? Check out clips from previous episodes of PEOPLE Now. …read more Source:: People.com       

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5-Year-Old Who Was Burned on Space Heater Later Dies in Another Incident as Father and Woman Arrested

North Carolina couple Jermaine Rhyne and Tiffany Valentine have been arrested after Rhyne’s 5-year-old daughter tragically died just a few weeks after the little girl suffered severe injuries following an incident with a space heater. The case unfolded earlier this month on Jan. 8 when Jassika Steele burned her hands on a space heater, multiple outlets including ABC 11 reported. Less than two weeks later, Steele died on Jan. 21. Rhyne and Valentine were later arrested and accused of not properly watching the young girl at the time of the incident, according to the warrant, ABC 11 reported. Officials also allege that neither Rhyne nor Valentine took the child to… Read More

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New money for air quality? Why there’s a quandary at the Utah Legislature

An electric car is charged at BMW of Murray in Murray on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Herbert’s request for $100 million in question SALT LAKE CITY — The implosion of tax reform — built into Gov. Gary Herbert’s budget recommendations for 2021 — means his funding requests are in limbo, including the $100 million ask to help fix the state’s air pollution problems. As the session unfolds in the coming weeks, lawmakers will be in rebuild mode when it comes to finding funding sources for different programs, and it will depend on what priorities they settle on, including how they decide to pay for… Read More

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90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Stars Tiffany Franco and Ronald Smith Separate 6 Months After Welcoming Baby Daughter

It’s the end of the road for 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way stars Tiffany Franco Smith and Ronald Smith. Tiffany shared the news on Instagram on Tuesday, thanking fans for following their relationship while also seeming to address Ronald’s past troubles with gambling and his criminal record. The split comes less than seven months after Tiffany and Ronald welcomed daughter Carley Rose. “Unfortunately I have to announce that Ronald and I will be separating,” Tiffany wrote on her Instagram Story Tuesday. “I wanted to be the first to let you know rather than hiding it and putting on a facade for social media. Thank you guys for following our… Read More

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Mayors from southwest Salt Lake County make their case against the Olympia Hills development

FILE – Land between 6300 West and 8500 West and 12400 South and 13100 South in unincorporated Salt Lake County, foreground, that is proposed for the Olympia Hills development on Monday, March 11, 2019. | Steve Griffin, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Speaking to the Salt Lake County Council on Tuesday, Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs made it clear he wasn’t opposed to development in his city. “We are the poster children of growth, if you will, in this county,” he said. However, Staggs was one of three mayors from southwestern Salt Lake County to make their case against the controversial Olympia Hills development proposal. Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem… Read More

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