Five things you need to know for Tuesday
By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun
A new video showing the Cleveland kidnapping victims for the first time after being rescued from their captivity is trending on the Web this morning. The women -- often reading from notes -- thank their supporters and ask for privacy. Meanwhile, Harris Teeter -- which has expanded in the Baltimore area recently -- was purchased rival supermarket chain Kroger in deal worth $2.4 billion. Finally, George Clooney -- now back on the market and single -- has Twitter users talking this morning. Welcome to your online trends report for Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
Cleveland Kidnap Victims, Amanda Berry
Trending on: National Twitter, Baltimore Twitter, Buzzfeed
Why: "First and foremost, I want to everyone to know how happy I am to be home": So opens a newly released video of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight in their first appearance since their rescue two months ago from a decade of captivity in a Cleveland home. [Gawker]