Monday, December 22, 2008

Short Takes

– Winter Weather continues to bury the Midwest and Pacific Northwest.

Denver Plane Crash: NTSB is looking into why a Continental 737 ran off the runway at at DIA.

Vamos a Cuba: Some Cuban-Americans are breathlessly waiting for Barack Obama to lift the Bush administration travel restrictions to Cuba.

Oh What a Feeling: Toyota braces to report its first losses in over 70 years.

– Remembering Lockerbie and Pan Am 103 twenty years later. Rest in peace, Sarah Philipps.

– The Detroit Lions set a record — 0-15 — while the Dolphins have a record-setting turnaround from last year and are now 10-5.

The VHS Era is winding down. It seems like only yesterday it was the newest thing.

– Footnote to History: twenty years ago today I received my Ph.D. at the University of Colorado.