Thanks for the quick reply! Yup, that was it. I am not sure how it got changed but I am going to blame my wife
I knew it didn't do it before but couldn't figure out why it now had the popups - and I hadn't changed any settings. So I was guessing it was an update changing behavior. Now I get to scold my wife when she gets home. Ha.
Thanks again. Ahhhhhhh...... its fun to download news again.