Friday, September 9, 2011

Short Takes

Officials warned of a “specific, credible threat” by terrorists to mark the tenth anniversary of the attacks on New York and Washington.

There was more flooding in the Northeast yesterday, compounding the misery left over from Irene.

There has been a major power outage in the Southwest, running from Arizona to San Diego.

Jobless claims rose last week.

Puerto Rico — The Justice Department is investigating the police department for corruption and rights violations.

The NFL season kicked off last night; the Packers beat the Saints.

Tropical Update — Hurricane Katia is going east; Tropical Storm Maria could be a problem for the Bahamas; Tropical Storm Nate is heading for Mexico.

The Tigers had the night off, resting up for their series with the Twins.