Morning Jolt: Justin Bieber sets Twitter record

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

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Pop superstarJustin Bieber set a Twitter record this week by becoming the first person to reach 40 million followers. Other celebrities have reached 30 million, but only the Biebs has made it to 40 million.

Gas update reports that the lowest state gas prices are in South Carolina ($3.180) and Alabama ($3.227).

Opening bell

TheDow Jones opened at 14,960.59 after finishing down 216.95 points Wednesday.

Motivational quote

“Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.” - Thomas Mann

Watercooler talk: Shin kicking is a competitive sport in England

At a competition in England, opponents try to outdo each other with hard kicks to the shin. Gayle King reports.

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