Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Short Takes

Larry Summers is leaving the Obama economic team.

New home construction was way up in August.

Eight officials of Bell, California, are arrested on corruption charges.

Wait and See — Cubans in Miami wonder if Castro really means it when he says he’s open to private enterprise.

Raising Questions — Why did the the new director of Miami’s redevelopment agency get such a hefty salary increase?

Instant Recall — A Miami business leader threatens to recall the Miami-Dade County commissioners who raise property taxes.

Tropical Update: Hurricane Igor is still a Category 1 off Newfoundland; Tropical Storm Lisa is way off to the east in the North Atlantic, and there’s an area of disturbed weather down near Aruba that could get interesting.

The Tigers lost to K.C.