Gabatron Morning Briefing – 3-31-15: War On Pet Obesity

The Association of Pet Obesity and Prevention says that a 58 percent of cats and 53 percent of dogs are overweight in the U.S.

NBC has chosen their next live musical showtacular. In December you’ll be hate-watching The Wiz.

Trevor Noah has been announced as the replacement for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. He is a comedian from South Africa, who has been on the show a handful of times as a correspondent.

Coachella and Lollapalooza here in Chicago have joined the lengthening list of venues that are banning selfie sticks.

A new study indicates children raised in poorer households have brains with less surface area, meaning they could be at a disadvantage in developing important academic skills.

A new study in honor of National Distracted Driving Awareness month takes a look at all of the things that people do in their cars instead of driving. People admitted to texting and talking on the phone, but they also admitted to making out, styling hair, applying makeup, taking selfies and changing drivers.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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