Trending today: Harold Ramis dies; bird hits plane

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Here's a look at what's trending on the web today!

    Comedy actor/director Harold Ramis Dies

    The comic genius behind hit movies like Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day has died. Actor and director Harold Ramis passed away on Monday at his home in Chicago.

    Ramis came out of the famed 'Second City' comedy factory in the 1970's on his way to writing, directing and acting in iconic films. He was in Caddyshack and Stripes and influenced comedy film-maker Judd Apatow.

    Ramis suffered from a rare auto-immune disease. He was 69.

    Bird blasts plane windshield

    Danger in the sky! Check out this video out of Fort Myers Florida this weekend.

    That's a bird flying right into the windshield of a plane flown by Rob Weber. His onboard camera caught the bird crashing into the cockpit.

    Weber managed to keep his cool during the airborne emergency, and he suffered just a minor cut on his forehead and he landed the plane without incident.

    Spelling Bee tie after running out of words

    There are no words to describe what happened in this weekend's regional spelling bee.
    No, really, there are no words.

    That's because these 2 contestants just kept going and going for 66 rounds. Officials had to declare it a tie because they ran out of words.

    Rules for the National Spelling Bee said only one person can advance to the finals in Washington D.C. They'll have another spell-off next month.

    Taco Bell set to battle at breakfast

    A fast food battle is coming to breakfast. Taco Bell is going up against McDonalds: coming soon it's the McGriddle versus the Waffle Taco!

    Taco Bell plans to launch a national breakfast menu March 27 with a line of crunchwraps designed to appeal to a young male demographic.

    They also plan to keep breakfast available until 11 a.m., a half-hour longer than most McDonalds.

    McDonalds is the clear fast food leader when it comes to breakfast, though companies like Starbucks and Subway have been eating into morning market share in recent years.

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