Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Short Takes

Fired Up — The president spoke to the AFL-CIO picnic in Cincinnati yesterday and brought some campaign spirit with him.

Is there a compromise in the works on healthcare?

Three men are convicted in Britain of plotting to bomb airliners.

Today’s the day of the big education speech. Read it here.

Joe Kennedy will not run for the Senate in Massachusetts.

4-H gets the axe in the new budget for Miami-Dade County.

Tropical Update: TS Fred is spooling up in the Atlantic but won’t come near North America.

The Tigers were idle last night as they head to KC (and lead the division by 6.5 games). In other sports news, the Miami Hurricanes upset FSU in Tallahassee.