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Hostess Tribute of the Day

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Daily Dose of Random

As you probably just saw in today's video, it looks like it's lights out for Hostess. Maybe the world is ending next month...

However, there may still be some hope for Twinkies. Several buyers seem to be interested in acquiring the pastry, so the fat lady may only sing a few notes.

It turns out that Einstein's genius may lie in the shape of his brain.

You can find just about anything at a Goodwill store from time to time. You might even find a few pieces of Salvador Dali's artwork.

Today in RRS History

2011-Tech lost a heart breaker to Missouri, 31-27. A late pick inside the 10 yard line by Seth Doege sealed the Red Raiders' fate.

2009- Tech commit and defensive lineman Coby Coleman was excited to take his official visit and watch Tech play OU.

2006- The Red Raiders finished the season 7-5, beating OSU 30-24 at home to cap things off.

University & Broadway

Problems running the ball seem to be catching up to Tech. (Kosmider/Avalanche-Journal)

Tech junior Kennedy Kithuka won the NCAA championship in cross country over the weekend. (Ketterer/Daily Toreador)

The Other Nine

OSU defeated NC State to win the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Challenge. (Helsley/The Oklahoman)

Iowa State pounded Kansas 51-23 on senior night. (Dodd/Kansas City Star)

Former OU star Ryan Broyles is making the most of his NFL opportunity. (Baldwin/The Oklahoman)

K-State dropped to number 6 after getting dominated by Baylor. (Russo/Kansas City Star)

Good zone defense is helping the Horns' hoops team dominate early. (Rosner/American-Statesman)

Daily Notables

...Fashion designer Calvin Klein turns 70 today. ...Sports writer and Pardon the Interruption co-host Michael Wilbon is 54. ...UCLA head coach Jim Mora Jr. is 51 today. ...Actress Meg Ryan also turns 51. ...Actress Jody Foster is 50 years old today. ......In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his now famous Gettysburg Address. ...In 1946, Afghanistan, Iceland, and Sweden all joined the United Nations. ...In 1969, Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean became the third and fourth man to walk on the moon. ...A car that shifts manually gets 2 miles more per gallon of gas than a car with automatic shift.

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