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: GasBuddy.com reports that the highest state prices in the continental U.S. are in Connecticut ($3.916), New York ($3.931) and California ($4.252).
Motivational quote: “The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job.” - Zig Ziglar
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Morning Jolt: ‘Mystery Monkey’ finally caught