Saturday, September 4, 2010

Short Takes

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has hit New Zealand; no deaths are reported yet.

The jobs report was not all bad news; there’s some growth out there in the private sector.

What a surprise: Rick Scott sucks up to the lobbyists in Tallahassee.

Citing family needs, Marco Rubio cancels his debate with Kendrick Meek on Meet the Press.

Fidel Castro is still not dead; he gave a speech at the University of Havana.

Give her props for persistence and stay out of her way.

Tropical Update: Earl is now a tropical storm heading for the Canadian Maritimes; Fiona fizzled to a tropical depression, and Gaston is gone.

The Tigers won in K.C.