September 12, 2017

Published On September 12, 2017 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

1The federal government was in town yesterday, to announce that Truly Green Farms and Greenfield Global are getting a $3.7-million federal government loan that will help reduce their environmental footprint.

The money will be used to pipe waste heat and carbon dioxide underground from Greenfield to Truly Green.

The partnership will cut energy costs in half, create jobs, and get rid of the smell and stack at the ethanol plant on Bloomfield Rd. by December 1st.

Five Things - 2Kmart just announced that it’s not going to be calling its plus-sized clothing “plus-size” any more. It will now be in a section called “Fabulously Sized.”

A spokeswoman said, “Our members told us we needed to have a better assortment and that we should call it something different. They absolutely love this whole mantra of ‘Fabulously Sized.'”

Five Things - 3Apple is going to introduce the new the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X today.

The X is supposed to be the one with facial recognition.

Also expecting a ton of new camera features like a new portrait lighting mode which supports “Contour Light, Natural Light, Stage Light, Stage Light Mono, and Studio Light.”

There’s also evidence Apple will introduce video with higher resolution and capture speeds, with the highest listed being 1080p HD at 240 fps.

We’re also hearing there could be animated emojis.

While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be more reasonably priced, it looks like the X will cost around $1000.

Five Things - 4Beth Mowins made history last night when she became the first woman to call play-by-play on Monday Night Football.

Mowins has been the preseason voice of the Oakland Raiders and a fixture on ESPN college broadcasts for years, was be the first woman to call an NFL game since Gayle Sierens did a regional Seahawks-Chiefs game in 1987 on the last Sunday of the regular season.

Five Things - 5Officials in Australia are now making a very odd request regarding the country’s national animal: please eat more of them.

The number of kangaroos has jumped from 27 million in 2010 to nearly 45 million in 2016. They now outnumber humans in Australia by 24 million — or by a two-to-one margin.

The low-fat meat sees much less demand because of the continuing stigma about eating Australia’s native creature.

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