Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Short Takes

Primary winners: Sen. Bennett wins the Democratic nomination in Colorado, where he’ll face Ken Buck; Linda McMahon wins the GOP race in Connecticut.

Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens and four others were killed in a plane crash Monday.

Russian wildfire smoke could be radioactive.

Shh! South Carolina will take stimulus money after all; just keep quiet about it.

What a relief: The House passes funding for teachers, firefighters, and police officers.

The fishing ban has been lifted in the Florida Gulf

Home repairs in space.

Tropical Update: TD Five is growing in the Gulf and heading right for the clean-up effort from the oil spill.

The Tigers were shut out against the Rays.