Unwelcome NOTIFICATION ads!!!!

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    A couple days ago, I was looking up a song (hoping to find MP3) on my Droid, and it did some sort of POPUP and appears to have installed something on my phone. I could be wrong -- maybe it's some other app doing it, but I now get notification ads. I believe some have had a '*' and other have had a '+' symbol next to them.

    I went through and uninstalled any apps I don't remember ever installing, and removed one other app I more recently installed. I'm still getting them -- about one or two a day.

    I tried AIRPUSH DETECTOR (nothing indicated) and ADDONS Detector (several apps shown, but nothing installed recently). I guess it could be an update to an existing program.

    I read one should try to find out the links they are sending you to -- I clicked on one, but am frightened to click on more as it may do what something else already did. The link it brought me to is topusarewards.com -- one of those typical BS sites telling you to enter to win an Ipad.

    I have a rooted droid bionic.

    Any help appreciated.
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    Anything with air push could be sending it. Installed recently or not, an app can update to include those ads.

    Get rid of anything with air push.

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    I tried the airpush detector and got nothing. Where do I go from here?
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    Then whatever was shown in Addon detector should go. First suspects would be any sort of music download app, they seem to be the most often cause.