Monday, June 14, 2010

Short Takes

Vast Riches — Here’s a reason to want to win the war in Afghanistan.

They’re rioting in Kyrgyzstan.

President Obama plans to speak from the Oval Office to address the spill disaster.

Gas prices
drop 11 cents in two weeks. (Oh, really?)

Spirit Airlines flights have been canceled through Tuesday.

Congratulations to the Tony winners.

R.I.P. Jimmy Dean, 81, entertainer, singer, and sausage king.

Tropical Update:
Something’s getting loosely organized in the North Atlantic near Africa.

The Tigers swept the Pirates, winning the last game with them 4-3 in ten.