Monday, January 19, 2009

Short Takes

On the Mall — the inauguration of Barack Obama is underway, starting yesterday with a concert on the Mall in Washington.

Ceasefire Holding — Israel withdraws from Gaza and people begin to clean up.

Oops — At least 24 detainees at Gitmo are being released after the Bush administration decides there are no grounds to hold them.

Joining Up — Military recruiting on the rise as the economy falters.

“Easy Wins” — Obama is expected to do more than just lift the travel ban on Cuba.

Dig It — Hope revives for the tunnel in the Port of Miami to relieve truck traffic congestion on the downtown streets, including my route home.

Cardinals vs. Steelers — The Super Bowl teams are set for the game in Tampa on Feb. 1.