Thursday, December 16, 2010

Short Takes

The Senate overwhelmingly passed the tax package and sent it on to the House.

The chances for a quick end to the war in Afghanistan appear to be remote.

The federal government is taking BP and eight other companies to court over the Gulf spill.

Detroit’s former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been indicted on federal charges.

Red-light tickets in South Florida are on the decline because the state changed the law to allow for “careful and prudent” rolling right turns on red.

Foreclosures are down in Florida, due in part to lenders stopping the procedures.

Florida Republicans may drop the primary in favor of straw polling.

Tonight’s the last show for Larry King on CNN.

R.I.P. Bob Feller, 92, amazing pitcher for the Cleveland Indians.