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March 2012

Jerry Sandusky trial postponed until June

The trial for Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting several boys, has been postponed until June 5.

The trial was scheduled for May 15 but it "must be postponed to accommodate various logistical contingencies," court documents said.

Read on....  http://articles.cnn.com/2012-03-30/justice/justice_pennsylvania-sandusky-case_1_new-trial-date-joe-paterno-jerry-sandusky?_s=PM:JUSTICE


Bush senior endorses 'good man' Romney

Former US president George H.W. Bush called on Republicans Thursday to rally behind frontrunner Mitt Romney and wrap up the party's presidential nominating process.

"We've known Mitt for a long time and he's the man to do this job and go on to win the presidency," Bush told reporters gathered in his Houston office, with his wife Barbara and Romney at his side.

"I do think it's time for the party to get behind Governor Romney," Bush said.

Read on.....  http://news.yahoo.com/bush-senior-endorses-good-man-romney-232224850.html


Katy Perry Bares Midriff in Neon Green Outfit at Kids' Choice Awards

Katy Perry got into the spirit at the Kids' Choice Awards in L.A. Saturday by sporting the event's theme color: green!

The singer worked an eye popping neon green "slime" top and a matching glittery skirt with coordinating heels. The blue-haired star also debuted a super-long, My Little Pony-esque blue and purple-streaked ponytail.



Read more: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-style/news/katy-perry-bares-midriff-in-neon-green-outfit-at-kids-choice-awards-2012313#ixzz1qkWQ9A2w

Bobby Abreu's place with Angels uncertain as trade talks fizzle

TEMPE, Ariz. — The immediate future of one Angels veteran was secured Friday when 39-year-old reliever Jason Isringhausen was told he made the team, but the outlook for 38-year-old outfielder Bobby Abreu remained cloudy with a chance of trade.

The Angels, according to a CBSSports.com report, were "on the verge" of dealing Abreu to the Cleveland Indians Thursday night, but Abreu was in camp Friday and had two singles — his first hits in a week — and drove in two runs in a 9-2 exhibition victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Tempe Diablo Stadium.

Read on....  http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-0331-angels-20120331,0,6089925.story?track=rss


Road Construction - Kimball Road

IOWA CITY, IA. -- Weather permitting, beginning on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, Kimball Road will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic from Dubuque Street to Governor Street. Flaggers will be on site to direct traffic. This lane reduction is necessary to facilitate the trimming of trees from utility lines in the area. It is anticipated that Ridge Road will return to normal traffic by the end of the day on Friday, April 6th.

Motorists are to allow extra travel time when traveling in this area as delays may be possible. As always, caution should be exercised when traveling in construction areas.

For updated information on road construction in Iowa City, visit the City of Iowa City's website at http://www.iowa-city.org/works/roadconstruction.


WSJ: Obama Expands His Executive Power

Despite campaign promises to refrain from using executive powers to bypass Congress, President Barack Obama is increasingly doing just that, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

From helping rebels in the Libyan revolution to granting states waivers from the No Child Left Behind education act, Obama is finding it easier to push his agenda without asking for approval from elected senators and representatives, the paper said.


Read more on Newsmax.com: WSJ: Obama Expands His Executive Power
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Biden: ‘We Want To Create A Global Minimum Tax’

Editor's Note:  Nah...  There's not a socialist mindset in the Obama administration.......

VP Joe Biden at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa says that the administration wants to create a " Global Minimum Tax" (March 28, 2012)

“We want to create (what’s called) a global minimum tax, because American taxpayers shouldn’t be providing a larger subsidy for investing abroad than investing at home,” Biden said at a campaign event.