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In a championship game short on drama, Katherine Webb, Miss Alabama 2012 and girlfriend of University of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, stole the show after being featured on ESPN. Since Monday night, Webb, 23, has landed more than 100,000 additional Twitter followers, and shot to the top of Google trends. McCarron tweeted a message directed at Webb’s new followers “#betterkeepdreaming.”
The British royal family has put out a help wanted ad for a “General Catering Assistant (Wash Up)” — in other words, a dishwasher. The position pays $19,000 a year and requires someone who is punctual, reliable, a team player and flexible. The job also requires travel between Buckingham Palace and all the royal homes. The application deadline is Jan. 15.
Rock legend David Bowie, 66, released his new single — “Where Are We Now?” — today. It has been more than 10 years since his last album and the single hit No. 5 on the iTunes charts. Bowie’s new album, “The Next Day,” is scheduled to be released in March.