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Talking Points: The 'Fresh Prince' theme shuts down school, Miss Delaware Teen dethroned, LinkedIn No. 1

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Did the 'Fresh Prince' theme song shut down a school?

A student's outgoing voice mail message quoting the theme song to the "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" led to a lockdown at a high school in Pennsylvania.

A receptionist from a doctor's office called student Travis Clawson to remind him of a upcoming appointment and heard the song when his phone went to voicemail. Upon hearing it -- sung by the show's star Will Smith -- she thought she heard a threat about a "shooting outside of school" instead of the actual lyrics: "Shooting some b-ball outside of the school." Clawson was taken into police custody and interviewed, where it was determined there was no threat, just an homage to the popular '90s sitcom.

n Why did Miss Delaware Teen USA abdicate her throne?

Melissa King, the former Miss Delaware Teen USA, had to resign after an X-rated video allegedly starring the pageant queen surfaced. Apparently, she shot the pornographic film shortly after her 18th birthday, and was reportedly only paid about $1,500 for it.

n Who's No. 1 for businesses as a social media tool?

A new study from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth shows that LinkedIn is currently the most-used social media tool among the fastest-growing private companies. About 81 percent of companies listed on the 2012 Inc. 500 fastest growing companies use LinkedIn, up from about 73 percent last year. Last year's top dog -- Facebook -- saw a decrease in private businesses logging on: only about 67 percent of businesses reported using the tool.

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The Washington Examiner