Seth and Kat’s 4 Things You Need To Know-March 30th

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Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll says he’s heard from a few teams who are interested in making a trade for cornerback Richard Sherman.  While he didn’t firmly rule out the possibility, Carroll said he doesn’t “see anything happening at all” regarding the standout defensive back being traded.  The coach says Sherman is very important to the Seahawks and the trade talk is “just the banter that’s out there right now.” Sherman still has 2 years remaining on his contract. His cap hit will be $13.6 million in 2017 and $13.2 million in 2018. The Seahawks could save $9.2 million against the cap this season and $11 million next season if he is traded. (Read more from Q13)

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Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second-richest person on Earth.  The latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index says Bezos has a net worth of 75.6 billion dollars, moving him 200-million bucks ahead of legendary investor Warren Buffett.  Spanish retail chief Amancio Ortego is just 200-million behind Buffett and Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s 61.4 billion dollars put him fifth.  Microsoft founder Bill Gates continues to lead the world in wealth, as he has for 18 of the past 23 years.  Gates’ fortune now totals an even 86-billion dollars. (Read more from KING 5)

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Jack in the Box can now be at your door.  Starting today, the fast-food chain is offering delivery service at more than 800 of its restaurants.  The deal with delivery service firm DoorDash covers more than 200 cities.  Jack in the Box has been testing delivery service in San Francisco.  It’s now extending it to cities including Los Angeles, Dallas, Phoenix, and Seattle.  The chief marketing officer for Jack in the Box says in testing, delivery has led to bigger orders. (Read more from Reuters)

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Instead of some mint flavor, would you want your toothpaste to taste like a Whopper? That’s what Burger King France has cooked up, or at least, that’s what they’d like you to believe. The agency has unveiled a goofy new 60-second spot for the brand’s alleged toothpaste product that will “soon [be] available in your restaurants and drugstores” which means “you won’t have to hesitate between enjoying a Whopper and brushing your teeth ever again,” according to a release. But the timing just so happens to be right around April Fools Day…we see what you’re doing Burger King. Well done. (Read more from Ad Week)

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