Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Short Takes

Wisconsin Recall — Democrats Holperin and Wirch win.

Another rating agency, Fitch, keeps the U.S. at AAA.

Europe is having its own issues with their debt crisis.

The Florida Supreme Court slapped down Gov. Rick Scott for overstepping his constitutional authority and violating separation of powers.

After a “loud bang” at the Turkey Point Nuclear Plant in South Miami-Dade, the NRC is looking into it.

Tropical Update — Gert fizzles out; Invest 93 picks up a little steam.

Justin Verlander got his 18th win of the season as the Tigers beat the Twins 7-1. I think we’re talking AL Cy Young award here.