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Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for January 21

Posted: 10:30 AM, Jan 21, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-21 10:30:36-05
Morning Buzz 1.21.20

1. Gilda's Club announced another comedian being added to the 10th annual LaughFest.

Fortune Feimster will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, at Fountain Street Church.

She's a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor who made a name for herself on Chelsea Lately and currently stars in the NBC Series Champions.

She's also known for her role as Nurse Collette in Hulu's "The Mindy Project" and has her own stand up specials on Netflix.

Tickets for the event can be found at laughfestgr.org.

2. The price of Michigan's State Park fees are going up this spring.

Starting March 1, the recreation passport people can buy with a license plate renewal will cost $12.

It'll be $17 if you buy it directly from the DNR or a state park. This is the first fee increase in 7 years.

3. Hudsonville Ice Cream is celebrating Eat Ice Cream For Breakfast Day early by releasing two limited edition flavors.

The National Day doesn't actually happen until February 1, but Crispy Cocoa Cereal and Peanut Butter and Jelly are in the freezer section right now.

The company is also doing a special giveaway on its Facebook page between January 21-24.

The winner will receive a carton of each flavor, and other prizes.

4. Delta Airlines employees are going to be seeing a big boost in their paychecks, because the company had such a strong performance last year, Delta is giving it's workers two-months extra pay.

The pay totals $1.6 billion in bonuses, or 17 percent of the employees annual salary.

Delta's CEO said, "Delta would be nothing without our 90,000 people. They deserve all the credit."

This is the sixth straight year they have paid out more than a billion dollars to workers.

5. A ticket to the Super Bowl will leave a super dent in your wallet.

According to the online ticket platform SeatGeek, the average price of a ticket sold recently was over $6,700. The average resale price is currently about $6,200.

The cheapest seat is still roughly $5,700, and the priciest is a jaw-dropping $70,000.

For that price tag, ticket holders could buy a new, self-driving, Tesla Performance Model Three.

The big game will take place at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, February 2, and you'll be able to watch it right here on Fox 17.