Lionel, 99, and Ellen, 100, met in 1930, when both worked at the Henley Cable factory in London's East End. In honor of Valentine's Day, the Buxtons-who already have 1,155 Twitter followers-will beginning replying to romantic queries this afternoon.
Tuesday Quick Hits:
- Millions of people with hearing loss don't use hearing aids, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University researchers.
- NPR's "All Things Considered" tackles the growing number of retirees trying to re-enter the workforce-and the trouble they have convincing employers to hire older workers.
- Courtney Cox's "Cougar Town" kicks off season three. And "it's not about cougars!" Cox insists. "It hasn't been about cougars since the first four or five episodes."
- San Francisco celebrates the 50th anniversary of Tony Bennett's SF anthem, "I Left My Heart." [See AARP's interview with Tony Bennett here.]
- And House Republican leaders have reversed course, and are now agreeing to extend the Social Security payroll tax cut without insisting it be paid for with spending cuts. A vote could come this week.