Thursday, May 12, 2011

Short Takes

Two earthquakes hit southern Spain; there are casualties.

Libyan rebels captured the airport at Misurata; Qaddafi shows up on TV.

Syrian tanks fired on protesters.

Flooding in the South — the Army Corps of Engineers faces some tough choices.

DREAM again — Senate Democrats will reintroduce the bill that would help children of immigrants get into college.

Sweet deal — An FCC commissioner will join Comcast after approving the merger between NBC and the cable giant.

Ask the voters — the Florida legislature puts a lot of issues on the ballot in 2012.

The Heat beat the Celtics to advance to the conference finals.

The Tigers beat the Twins; they’ve won five in a row.