Thursday, July 15, 2010

Short Takes

Eight Americans were killed in attacks in Afghanistan.

Making it local — Afghans are forming local groups to fight the Taliban

The leak has a leak.

What killed them? Some autopsies on birds and animals in the Gulf show no oil contamination.

Preventive care — The White House issues rules for medical tests that must be provided without a co-pay under the new healthcare law.

Archaeology at Ground Zero — A wooden boat was discovered at the site.

Florida Governor money battle — Bill McCollum won a round in his bid to get public financing for his campaign against Rick Scott.

Back to the classroom — Miami-Dade Schools says it will save over $8 million by restructuring its central administration and sending some out to teach.