Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Short Takes

Death Toll in Italy from the earthquake goes past 179.

Obama winds up trip; Turks foil assassination plot.

Cuba — U.S. lawmakers meet with Raúl Castro.

Foreclosure scams — The Miami Herald reports on companies that rip off struggling homeowners.

From the 90’s to the 40’s — the last cold snap hits South Florida.

UNC wins NCAA — It was a blowout; 89-72. (The president was right.)

Tigers get trounced in Toronto — Justin Verlander had a lousy start and first inning, giving up four runs and the boys lose the season opener 12-5.