Monday, April 27, 2009

Short Takes

Health Emergency — The US declares a public health emergency because of swine flu.

Cerrado — Mexico City basically shuts down because of swine flu.

UAW reaches tentative deal with Chrysler to keep it running.

General Motors is planning to announce its restructuring plans today. It sounds like Pontiac is going to be put to sleep after 83 years.

Call It Quits, Norm — Minnesotans want their former Senator to stay that way: former.

Florida wildfires keep Alligator Alley — Interstate 75 — shut for the fifth day.

Back in Black — Wall Street firms are paying handsomely.

Tigers win 3-2 in Kansas City.