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Sen. Ted Kennedy’s Brain Tumor Surgery A Success

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News, Health Care, Video

From MSNBC: As stated, chemotherapy and radiation will come after this. There’s a long road ahead yet, but this is encouraging news after we heard last week that the tumor was inoperable. More as it develops… Tweet

June 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Close calls

By Sean Aqui | Related entries in Breaking News, News

Frankly, I’m not in much of a mood for blogging today, as the Twin Cities absorbs the loss of the 35W bridge and the deaths of at least four and probably a couple of dozen people. Traffic moved pretty well this morning, thanks to the state essentially turning an alternate highway into a freeway by […]

August 2nd, 2007 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Tony Blair Steps Down As Prime Minister

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News, General Politics, Iraq, The War On Terrorism, The World, War

Not unexpected and he even talks about Iraq. Guardian has more: In an emotional 17-minute speech, he said the judgment on his 10-year administration was “for you, the people, to make”. Mr Blair paid special tribute to his wife and children “who never let me forget my failings”. But he concluded: “Hand on heart, I […]

May 10th, 2007 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Video: 4 Dead In Shooting At Kansas City Mall

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News, Guns and Ammo, Video

The creepy thing is I was at that mall on Saturday seeing a movie at the exact same time the shooting happened on Sunday. Also, it’s rumored that the shooter had mental health problems. Tweet

April 30th, 2007 | Permalink| No Comments »

Cho Seung-Hui’s Last Words

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News, Guns and Ammo

After he killed the first two people, he took some photographs, shot a video and sent it in the mail to NBC. This is most likely THE explanation as to why there was a lull in the violence at VA Tech that day. From MSNBC: Sometime after he killed two people in a Virginia university […]

April 18th, 2007 | Permalink| 38 Comments »

Virginia Tech Is Columbine 2.0

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News, Guns and Ammo

Tragic news coming out of Virginia Tech. From the AP: BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – A gunman opened fire in a dorm and classroom at Virginia Tech on Monday, killing 21 people and wounding another 21 before he was killed, police said. On the Web site, Tech reported the shootings at opposite sides of the 2,600-acre […]

April 16th, 2007 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

I’m Moving To North Korea

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging, Breaking News, The World

I know, I know…you think this is some sort of lame April fool’s prank. Well, it’s not. This is 100% real. It all started last week when I received this rather cryptic email: —–Original Message—– From: [email protected] Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2007 10:52 PM To: Justin Gardner Subject: Interested In A Career Change? Justin, What […]

April 1st, 2007 | Permalink| 11 Comments »

Sampson on the hot seat

By Sean Aqui | Related entries in Breaking News, General Politics, Law, News

This morning I got to watch a portion of the Congressional testimony of Kyle Sampson, the former chief of staff to Alberto Gonzales. I recommend finding the time to view parts of it yourself, because you get a sense of the actors far better than anything you’ll get from a news summary or even a […]

March 29th, 2007 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Elizabeth Edwards’ Cancer Is Incurable

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News

I respect that it’s a decision between John and Elizabeth, but this isn’t breast cancer. This is cancer in one of her ribs. And just so you know, bone cancer is really, really bad stuff. One of my great aunts had it, and she didn’t last very long after the prognosis. Of course, my great […]

March 22nd, 2007 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

John Edwards Will Continue To Run For President

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Breaking News, News

Politico was half wrong. His wife’s cancer has returned, but he’s going to keep going. From MSNBC: CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – John Edwards said Thursday his wife’s cancer has returned, but said he will continue his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. “The campaign goes on. The campaign goes on strongly,â€Â? Edwards told reporters, his […]

March 22nd, 2007 | Permalink| 2 Comments »