In the news: A monkey that was on the lam for more than three years in Tampa, Fla., and reportedly attacked at least one person has finally been captured. The Mystery Monkey is a rhesus macaque monkey that officials believe escaped from a small colony of monkeys that live in Silver Springs, Fla. The monkey became a celebrity of sorts and even had his own Facebook page.
Happening today: Among the new movies opening today are the much-anticipated Cloud Atlas, an R-rated three-director effort starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant and Hugo Weaving; Chasing Mavericks, a PG drama starring Jonny Weston, Gerard Butler and Elisabeth Shue; and Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, an R horror flick.
Gas update: reports that the highest state prices in the continental U.S. are in Connecticut ($3.916), New York ($3.931) and California ($4.252).
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