Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Short Takes

The worst damage from Irene was in upstate New York and Vermont.

One silver lining from the storm: the construction industry could boom.

Twenty-two Chinese miners were rescued after being trapped for seven days.

Warren Jeffs, the leader of the fundamentalist Mormon group, is in an induced coma from his hunger strike.

There will be crowded classrooms in Florida thanks to the budget cuts and changes in the state rules.

Tropical Update: Tropical Depression 12 could be heading towards us as a Cat 2 by the end of the week.

The Tigers lost to the Royals.