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Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Monday, July 16

Monday, July 16, 2018 

Happy Monday! It's going to be a hot on today and the mugginess on top of it. Afternoon highs will peak in the upper 80s, but it will feel even hotter with the humidity. As always, get the latest forecast at

1. Ryanair Flight Makes Unscheduled Landing After Cabin Pressure Drops

It was an unsettling experience for passengers aboard a Ryanair flight from Dublin to Croatia over the weekend. 

The cabin lost pressure mid-flight, sending oxygen masking flying down. The pilot was forced to make an emergency descent, diving nearly 30,000 feet in just minutes. 

Dozens of people were sent to the hospital, complaining of ear, and nose bleeds. No one got seriously hurt. 

Read more here.

2. Truck Carrying Hot Dogs Goes Up in Flames on Nebraska Highway

There's not enough relish to fix this burned out barbecue. 

Charred hot dogs filled an Omaha highway over the weekend. A semi-truck hauling the franks burst into flames on the West Dodge Expressway, sending thousands of the dogs all over the place. 

Nobody was injured. 

Read more here.

3. Rat Spotted Crawling in Bakery in Baltimore

A rat has to eat, too, right?

Tell that to people in Baltimore who found a rodent crawling over food at a popular market. 

The rat made itself at home at Lexington Market in a pastry and cookie display. The market closed Friday for a health inspection. 

Read more here.

4. Monday is Amazon Prime Day

It's time to move those items from the wish list to the shopping cart. 

Monday is Amazon Prime Day. Amazon is offering discounts to prime members on millions of items. 

There are deals on items such as tablets and beauty products so scoop them while they last. 

Read more here.

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