Friday, June 8, 2012


  • Only 0.04% of students nationally who took the ACT college entrance exam received a perfect score last year. This year, 10 students, all from the same Irvine high school, beat the odds and are all celebrating perfect scores.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • In the opening years of the 20th century, looters ran wild through the Southwest, pillaging cultural treasures left behind by the deserts early inhabitants.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Emergency workers greet a visitor at Ground Zero as cleanup efforts continue at the site of the World Trade Center disaster in New York. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • MADRID/BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe was ready to act to ensure stability in the euro zone as Spains credit rating was cut by three notches on Thursday amid expectations it may soon seek EU help for banks beset by bad debts.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters) - A law that defines marriage as between a man and a woman was found unconstitutional by a federal judge in New York on Wednesday because it improperly interferes with states rights to regulate marriage.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The Paycheck Fairness Act died in the Senate when only 52 senators -- all Democrats -- voted for the bill, leaving it short of the 60 needed to clear a procedural hurdle. The outcome was expected.
  • (Phoenix Business Journal)
  • BATTLE CREEK, MI -- A FireKeepers Casino spokesman said legislation allowing a new kind of instant wagering at Michigan horse racing tracks would be improper.
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  • I was golfing on the morning of April 6, 2001, when I got a message from Scottsdale Healthcare, telling me that my 18-year-old daughter, Erica, had been in a car accident. I called the hospital and was told its pretty bad.
  • (Guam Pacific Daily News)
  • In response to "GOP health care ideas don't fix problems." Is this health care utopia you describe the same as referenced by Ms. Pelosi as, "We have to pass it to see what's in it.
  • (Havasu News-Herald)

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