Sunday, August 14, 2011

Short Takes

Syria — Gunboats fire on coastal city.

GOP Mix — Michele Bachmann won the Iowa straw poll and Texas Gov. Rick Perry jumped into the race.

At least four people were killed as a concert stage collapsed in high winds at the Indiana State Fair.

There were mixed feelings about Fidel Castro turning 85.

Tropical Update — It’s busy out in the Atlantic with Franklin fizzling away, TD Seven following suit, and Invest 92 and 94. None are headed toward the U.S. mainland.

The Tigers came back from a 5-0 deficit to beat the Orioles 6-5 at Camden Yards.