Thursday, August 27, 2009

Short Takes

Tropical Update: It looks like TS Danny will follow Hurricane Bill’s path.

The economy seems to be showing some good signs.

It worked: Cash for Clunkers moved 690,000 new cars — mostly Toyota Corollas — and came in under budget.

Teddy Kennedy will be buried on Saturday at Arlington National Cemetery, close to his brothers’ graves.

The push is on in Massachusetts to change the Senate succession law back to the way it was so Kennedy’s seat won’t be vacant until January.

In the clear — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a pay-to-play case.

R.I.P. Dominick Dunne, writer and chronicler of crime and celebrity.

Life after Kotter: Ron Palillo, aka Arnold Horshack, now teaches theatre to high school kids in West Palm Beach. (Trust me, Ron, it’s a tough gig.)

Hold it — Cuba faces toilet paper probe.

The Tigers lose in Anaheim, head for home.