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Here are some of the topics trending online for Tuesday, September 3, 2013.

New Prince Song

Who understands the singer "Prince"? His latest song isn't causing as much conversation as is the cover artwork. Prince's new song is called "Breakfast Can Wait."

The cover art for the song is this photo of Dave Chappelle dressed in Prince's iconic purple rain outfit, holding a plate of pancakes.

It came out on YouTube. Prince hasn't been too keen on the internet until now. All of sudden he is tweeting. He got 100,000 followers within 24 hours of his first tweet last month!

Katie Couric Engaged

Talk show host Katie Couric is going to walk down the aisle for a second time.  She got a ring from her boyfriend of two years, financier John Molner. 

Couric's first husband died of colon cancer in 1998.

She has two daughters, ages 21 and 17.

Record Alligator

Check out the catch for some alligator hunters in Vicksburg, Mississippi! This gator weighs 727 pounds.

It broke a state record, which had just been set an hour before by another hunting team. 

They wrestled in a 723 pound gator.  Alligator hunting season has just started in Mississippi.

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