Monday, October 24, 2011

Short Takes

More than 200 people have been killed in a 7.2 earthquake in eastern Turkey.

Libya — Islamic law will be the “basic source” of legislation, according to the new leaders.

The Economy — President Obama will announce actions on student loans and housing that don’t require Congressional approval.

Gas prices are up about 5 cents a gallon in the past two weeks.

Lawsuit — “U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrants must pay out-of-state tuition in Florida. A lawsuit has been filed to overturn the policy.”

Tropical Update — Tropical Storm Rina is in the Caribbean heading for Central America. Meanwhile, another disturbance is headed for the southern Caribbean.

The Miami Dolphins find a way to blow a 15-point lead.

World Series — The series is tied at 2 each after the Rangers shut out the Cardinals.