Thursday, February 24, 2011

Short Takes

Turmoil continues in Libya.

Hope is fading for survivors of the New Zealand earthquake.

Protests continue in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana over workers’ rights.

There are signs of budget compromise in the House to avert a shutdown.

Stocks fell and oil prices rose thanks to the unrest in Libya.

Representatives of the federal government have been trying to convince Gov. Scott on the high-speed rail.