Thanks to Ranjit Chahal for his help with these newsbits:

-- The Charlotte Observer has an article on Reid Flair's funeral. The article notes that hundreds of people attended and that Ric Flair, Reid's sister and his girlfriend spoke at the funeral.

-- As everyone knows by now, Chris Jericho will face Fandango at WrestleMania 29. While many believed that he would be leaving WWE after that, it has now been confirmed that he will work the following episodes of Monday Night RAW and SmackDown before taking off for Europe for a tour with his band, Fozzy.

-- A lot of wrestling fans have probably forgotten that Curt Hawkins was still on the roster, but the WWE star revealed today that he was part of the promotional team for WrestleMania 29. The New York native was with Kofi Kingston, Big Show and Natalya Neidhart at Yankees Stadium on Wednesday.