Follow the link to see our look at what’s happening this week.
- First things first – the Grammy Awards are on TV right now, if you’re interested. The telecast began at 8 p.m. EST on CBS.
- The Great Backyard Bird Count begins Friday and runs through Sunday. This event is a time to count the birds you see in your backyard or in your local park. Find more information at http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc.
- In politics, President Barack Obama will submit his 2012 budget proposal on Monday. And on Tuesday, Obama and other officials will meet with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping.
- The new movies opening this week are “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,” a PG-13 superhero sequel starring Nicolas Cage; “This Means War,” an R comedy action movie starring Reese Witherspoon; “Undefeated,” an unrated documentary about a football team; and the animated G film “The Secret World of Arrietty.”
Video to note
Is this a sea monster or a net? Watch below and judge for yourself if this is Iceland’s Loch Ness Monster.
Gas price update
Prices kept climbing this past week, though it was only a slight increase this time:
- This week: $3.488
- 1 week ago: $3.455
- 1 month ago: $3.372
- 1 year ago: $3.115
- Record high: $4.114
GateHouse News Service