The News Junkie

The News Junkie

The News Junkie, Shawn Wasson, with Sabrina and C-Lane. The three best friends you never knew you had run through the most viral stories of the day.... Show More

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June 24, 2019 156 min

MONDAY 6/24/19: A brand we can't say on the radio gets their day in court. Shawn is skeptical of a picture of something found in a hotel. Slipknot joins the whiskey game. An article gives a new name to something we're pretty sure was already happening.

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June 21, 2019 157 min

FRIDAY 6/21/19: Changes may be coming for the Tampa Bay Rays. Police release body cam footage of a woman getting a rare DUI. A man busted for stealing multiple items to have sex with has an odd reason why. Shawn learns new drug lingo.

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June 20, 2019 159 min

THURSDAY 6/20/19: The owner of the attack squirrel gives an update. A new hybrid animal may have been discovered by French wildlife officials. Officials in Manatee find an unusual lost prosthetic on the beach.

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June 19, 2019 156 min

WEDNESDAY 6/19/19: Shawn puts a bow on the previous night's festivities with a new sound clip. Doctors in Thailand are baffled by a woman's growing breast condition. Philadelphia scores a HUGE drug bust. Fritz comes in for a special Trump Rally edition of Fritz on the Street.

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June 18, 2019 154 min

TUESDAY 6/18/19: Orlando prepares for the arrival of President Trump for the kickoff rally of his 2020 campaign. Sabrina navigates the mass of people waiting out in the rain downtown.

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June 17, 2019 157 min

MONDAY 6/17/19: OJ Simpson joins Twitter. A new app could bring some visitors to your pool. The smart phone celebrates a birthday. Bob Dylan gets a documentary. Orlando embraces for road closures and more as the President Trump rally gets closer. C-Lane breaks himself again.

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June 14, 2019 157 min

FRIDAY 6/14/19: A famous singer got laid more than you would've thought. Shawn explores old sexist advertising. Sabrina and Radio Michael 7 check in from Bonnaroo. A story Paula Abdul tells may have some holes in it.

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June 13, 2019 159 min

THURSDAY 6/13/19: Pinkman joins the show in Sabrina's absence. St Louis celebrates its first Stanley Cup win with the help of some popular bands. Jeff Ross catches heat from one of his roasts. New York considers loosening legislation on prostitution. Shawn looks to Josh for his beach expertise.

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June 12, 2019 159 min

WEDNESDAY 6/12/19: The show reflects on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting. The US Women's National Team drills Thailand in the World Cup but not without a bit of controversy. Deepfakes are reaching a new level, with a famous tech figure next in the crosshairs. Joe Biden makes a bold promise. C-Lane goes back to the take for the first time ever after Fritz on the Street.

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June 11, 2019 155 min

TUESDAY 6/11/19: People are speaking out after the helicopter crash in New York City. Injuries and crying plagued Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Facebook bans a word from its platform. An airplane passenger gets a surprise in her chair. DJ Khaled goes up against the billboard charts.

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June 10, 2019 157 min

MONDAY 6/10/19: Amy Kaufeldt returns after some well-deserved vacation. The husband of the spinning hiker updates on her status. Sabrina gets some visitors in he studio. McDonalds loses millions over free fries. A politician's new slogan isn't as effective as he thinks it is.

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June 7, 2019 159 min

FRIDAY 6/7/19: A New Orleans legend has passed. Vultures are invading a Florida neighborhood. An old friend makes a comeback. A week-old debate continues. Shawn has doubts about This Week in Florida. Casey Anthony may have a movie in the works.

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June 6, 2019 157 min

THURSDAY 6/6/19: A water park addresses issues that caused a shutdown. A man may be in trouble after intervening during a bar fight. Amazon goes full steam on automated deliveries. The FBI releases some long-classified documents. Shawn debuts whether people should wear AirPods as much as they do.

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June 5, 2019 160 min

WEDNESDAY 6/5/19: A helicopter rescue turns into a fair ride. Someone takes Yacht Rock Summer insanely too far. A pool in Iceland is cracking down on some clean-up techniques in the men's locker room. When push comes to shove, a Louisiana taco-lover turns to 911 for help.

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TUESDAY 6/4/19: As previously spoiled, James Holzhauer's run on Jeopardy is over. Shawn rips the audience at WWDC for their enthusiasm over an Apple Watch feature. A scary book franchise is coming back to life. Dispatchers remember creepy songs their parents sang to them.

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June 3, 2019 163 min

MONDAY 6/3/19: Everybody did some adulting over the weekend. Shawn ruins Jeopardy! An interview with a rich televangelist gets SUPER awkward. A high school principal gets into trouble during a field trip.

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May 31, 2019 160 min

FRIDAY 5/31/19: Wally's is reopening soon but Shawn has heard rumors. Drake continues to troll the NBA. Shawn has a revealing moment about his bathroom habits after a story about budget cuts at Tesla

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May 30, 2019 158 min

THURSDAY 5/30/19: A baseball player breaks down after a ball hits a fan. A New York Deli is having an odd contest based on a famous movie scene filmed there. A politician in Tampa dishes shade at an otherwise boring meeting. A dispatcher tells the show of his HOA woes.

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May 29, 2019 160 min

WEDNESDAY 5/29/19: A venue with previous ties to the show is closing. Disney faces an odd lawsuit. A new contender emerges for worst ceremonial first pitch ever. Fritz joins for another edition of Fritz on the Street. A beloved viral star is moving on to higher education.

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May 28, 2019 161 min

TUESDAY 5/28/19: After a long weekend, most people are still in Memorial Day mood. Shawn announces the Pinewood Derby cars are on sale. A local restaurant get a nod from Travel Channel for International Burger Day. 4chan sets their sights on the hashtag.

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