Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Short Takes

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-6 to move Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s appointment to the Senate.

Negotiations over health care reform continue between Democrats and Democrats.

Housing sales are picking up.

Recession? China’s economy is chugging right along.

Take it to the streets — Iranians plan more protests next week.

Last year’s oil price spikes are being blamed on speculators.

No layoffs planned at Miami-Dade public schools as they plan their new budget.

Lobster mini-season starts today in Florida. (It’s like deer season in Michigan, except it lasts two days.)

It’s going to be hotter today in Seattle than it will be in Miami.

The Tigers lose another to Texas.