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Gabatron Morning Briefing – 1-6-16: Uber & Lyft Clean Up Taxis

Have you bought your Powerball ticket yet? The jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing is up to $450 million.

The number of complaints from taxi passengers in New York and Chicago have dramatically fallen since Uber and Lyft showed up.

Number Crunching: 93 percent. Right now grazing rights from the Bureau of Land Management go for about 93 percent less than the going market rates.

The San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams each submitted to the National Football League applications to relocate to Los Angeles.

In science news, did you know that scientists have been using your snotty tissues for years without you knowing it? Currently, scientists are allowed to use leftover tissues from blood tests, surgeries, and biopsies for research without patients’ permission if the patient’s identity is removed.

Plus, an airline flight from the Philippines to South Korea had to turn around when one of the flight attendants noticed the door was open.

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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