Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Milton Street is picking up supporters

The sanitation workers now support mayoral candidate Milton Street

hair product

Hair straightening products, even when labeled otherwise, can release formaldehyde

Was he Werth it

Jayson Werth faces the Phillies the first time since leaving for D.C.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Budget agreed on

The federal government will not shut down after a last minute agreement on a budget.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Haiti's president changing demeanor

The large personality of Haiti president Michael Martelly was subdued as he spoke today. He spoke of changing his country, a country he is truly invested in.

Meredith Viera to leave

Reports say that Meredith Viera plans on leaving the Today show in September.

Romney Donating to GOP

Mitt Romney is donating $45,000 to the GOP.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Jerry Brown halts budget talks

Governor Jerry Brown stops the budget talks in which he was trying to get support for his purposed budget plan. he was unable to get the necessary votes. info from the L.A. Times

Judges stops laws

A Wisconsin judge stopped state law makers from putting in place laws that would prevent unions to collectively bargain. info from Time

Black Madam isn't running

The top suspect in the death of Claudia Seye Aderotimi, claims that she is not on the run

The Big Truck

Jose Contreras will be the closer until Brad Lidge is healthy again.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Car Seats

Babies must ride backwards in car seats till age two and older children in boosters till 8. Info  from Time

Sammy Hagar

Sammy Hagar claims to have been abducted by aliens. Info from New York Magazine.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Cease Fire

Gadhafi declared a cease fire in order to possibly prevent a U.S. and U.N. sanctioned no fly zone over Libya

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Shooting Harms Five

One teen died and four others were injured when someone opened fire in a New Orleans restaurant. Information form CNN

Republican's spending plan is costly

A new Republican proposed budget cut would result in the loss of over 700,000 jobs over this year and next. information from the Washington Post

Officer Not Hurt

A Philadelphia police officer involved in a shooting we grazed but not injured. The suspect was shot dead. information from Philly.com

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Charlie Manuel

The Phillies and Charlie Manuel agreed to a three year extension today.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Academy Awards losing viewers

the ratings for the Academy Awards were down 9.8% this year. Many speculate it may be due to the hosting decision. information from the wall street journal.

Doctors want to put a ban on tanning

Doctors feel if there was a ban on tanning for teens it would reduce skin cancer rates. information from ABC

Muammar Gaddafi Denies Unrest

He claims that Libyans love him and are on his side and will do what they must to protect him. He also claimed that the rebels in Tripoli were not his people but outsiders. Information from the Jerusalem Post

Monday, February 21, 2011

School bus crash

There was a school bus crash that killed one and injured twenty four others. The bus fell about twenty feet off the road.

Emanuel leads polls

Rahm Emanuel leads in the mayoral polls for Chicago. Information from the AP

Pastor put on leave

A local pastor involved with the cover up of abuse by priests is put on leave. He is the first Catholic supervisor to be charged with covering up sexual abuse of minor in the church. Information from philly.com

Friday, February 18, 2011

Big Piece moving on

Ryan Howard has put the called strike three behind him and says that his ankle is now 98% healthy. He said it took him awhile to get past the called strike three but hes now forgotten about it because he can't do anything about it now. Information from USA Today.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

More Drama for the Knox Family

The parents of Amanda Knox were charged with libel by the Italians. Their daughter was convicted of murder in a highly controversial trial. They now will stand trial for libel. Information from the AP.

Billy Ray Regrets Hannah Montana

Billy Ray Cyrus recently said that he wishes he had never done Hannah Montana. He says that it destroyed his family and him and Miley do not talk any longer. He said "that damn show destroyed my family." Information from the Hollywood Reporter

Friday, February 11, 2011

Diet Soda and Strokes

People who regularly drink diet soda over regular have a 48% higher risk to get a stroke. Over a nine year study 559 people who drank diet soda suffered from a vascular disorder. They say however do not think regular soda is a healthy alternative. This information is taken from Time.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Western Australia fire

At least 59 homes have be destroyed in massive fires in the western region of Australia. It has not been declared a national disaster. Information from CNN

Early obesity

When babies are introduced to solid foods to soon obesity becomes more likely. Generally this is when babies are given foods before the first six months of breast feeding are over. Information from Time

Friday, February 4, 2011

Wing Bowl

In this year's Wing Bowl, Super Squibb beat out former title holder El Wingador by one wing. Squibb will be back next year to defend his title against the likes of Kobayashi. Kobayashi  also ate a footlong cheesesteak in 24 seconds, breaking the previous record of 48 seconds.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Health care ruled unconstitutional

President Obama's health care plan was ruled unconstitutional by a judge today. The president's advisers do not believe it will be upheld after they appeal the ruling. Information from US Today

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Big Eagles news

Michael Vick will reportedly be given the franchise tag by the Eagles. This means that Kevin Kolb will most likely be traded.

Eagles kicker David Akers' daughter has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She is only six years old and has had her tumor removed. I hope for the best for the Akers family. Information provided from ESPN and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Kelly's tough choice

Representative Gifford's husband, Mark Kelly, has to decide whether or not he wants to continue on with his planned space mission. Likely his last trip to space, Kelly has to decide whether or not he will be able to emotionally handle his wife's rehabilitation while he is training and then in space. Information from the New York Times

Saturday, January 29, 2011

It's official

Comcast took control over NBC Universal. They were able to come to an agreement before the midnight Friday deadline. Comcast now owns 51% of NBC which is the fourth largest broadcaster. Information from the AP.