Your daily news briefing, with a video report, news of the week ahead and a gas price update.
- The hip-hop supergroup The Throne– which is made up of Jay-Z and Kanye West - releases its first album Monday on iTunes. “Watch The Throne” will also be available this week on CD, if you prefer that version – that one comes out Friday.
- The Republican presidential candidates will hold another debate this week. The debate is sponsored by the Iowa Republican Party and Fox News and takes place at 9 p.m. EDT on Thursday.
- The last major U.S. golf tournament of the year – the PGA Championship- commences Thursday. Check your TV listings for air times.
Video to note
NASA might not be sending space shuttles into space anymore, but probes still are being sent, and on Friday, NASA launched the Juno spacecraft; it’s bound for Jupiter. Watch a video on the mission below.
Gas price update
Prices haven’t changed much in the past week. Here’s your weekly look:
- Friday: $3.703
- 1 week ago: $3.706
- 1 month ago: $3.562
- 1 year ago: $2.747
- Record high: $4.114
GateHouse News Service