Saturday, April 11, 2009

Short Takes

Pirate Standoff — Captain held hostage while the Navy sends ships.

Severe Weather in the South — Tornadoes and fire kill 8.

Iraq Explosion — “Massive” truck bomb kills five soldiers.

State Funeral in Italy for earthquake victims.

Travel Troubles
— Just because the Obama administration is lifting restrictions on travel to Cuba doesn’t make it easier to go there from South Florida.

$4 billion will go a long way in Florida.

Is Glenn Beck available for kids’ parties?

Tigers roar in home opener against the Rangers; and look at the Marlins, who are off to a 4-0 start.

Saturday Morning Memory — The Chordettes and “Mr. Sandman”, and remembering Nancy Overton, who passed away this week.