Thursday, February 11, 2010

Short Takes

In Washington, D.C., 54.9 inches is a lot of snow.

The snowstorm has made travel difficult everywhere, including people in South Florida planning to fly out.

The Winter Olympics in Vancouver could really use some cold and snow.

South Florida gets a touch of cold air, too.

Meanwhile, state wildlife specialists say that last month’s cold stretch killed off invasive species in the Everglades.

The staggering number: 230,000 is believed to be the number of people killed in the earthquake in Haiti.

The 10 Americans in jail in Haiti will be freed today, according to press reports.

They got him:
officials are certain they killed an Afghan Taliban leader.

Iraq expels hundreds of Blackwater employees.

Former Sen. Dan Coats (R-IN) is finding it’s not that easy running for his old seat again.

South Florida schools do pretty well in national rankings.