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Morning Jolt: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

In the news

The big movies opening this week are “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” a PG-13 fantasy flick; “The World's End,” an R comedy starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (the duo behind “Shuan of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz”); and “You’re Next,” an R horror film.

Gas update

Gasbuddy.com reports that the lowest statewide average price for gas is $3.200 (South Carolina), the highest is $4.312 (Hawaii) and the U.S. average is $3.568.

Motivational quote

“Everything negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise.” - Kobe Bryant

Watercooler talk: 8-foot pizza breaks Guinness record 

An 8-foot pizza made by a Texas catering company is the new Guinness world record holder for the largest pizza. Coming in at almost 100 pounds, this 46-square-foot pizza is a sight to see.

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