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Gladys Knight has signed on to sing the national anthem at next month's Super Bowl in Atlanta.

"Atlanta, I'm coming home! #NFL #SBLIII," Knight tweeted yesterday morning, along with a promotional poster for the Feb. 3 event. The NFL also announced Knight would help kick off the game.

Maroon 5 was confirmed last weekend as the headliner for the professional football game's halftime show. Travis Scott and Big Boi are expected to be guest performers.

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Tequila fans now have the chance to travel from Guadalajara to Tequila, Mexico on a vintage train while sipping an unlimited flow of the agave spirit.

Last month, a thread on the website Reddit made the rounds after someone asked people to name the nicest thing a stranger had ever done for them. 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a message in a bottle found on a Texas beach was one of 7,863 released about 56 years ago.

Valentine’s Day began as St. Valentine’s Day, a liturgical celebration of one or more early Christian saints named Valentinus.