Friday, April 10, 2009

Short Takes

Bad Weather — Tornadoes hit Arkansas, and brushfires hit Okalahoma.

— In spite of signs of improvement, the recession is still with us.

No More Secret Prisons — CIA Director Leon Panetta says there are no more overseas prisons.

Pirate drama continues.

Not so sweet — the Big Sugar deal to reclaim the Everglades has issues.

What a Shock! — A Florida state rep is using the state budget to push his personal political agenda.

One day he’s pumping gas… the next he’s playing at the Masters.

Tigers lose 6-2 at Toronto and spoil Rick Porcello’s big league pitching debut. Next stop: Opening at home against the Rangers.