Sunday, August 2, 2015

Sunday Links

Some things in the news:

From NBC Bay Area, in California, San Mateo County will conduct this coming November's election entirely by mail.

From Fox News, the families of two missing teenager boys in Florida have turned to online fundraising to continue searching for them.

From Business Standard, Motorola presents the Moto G.

From Twin Cities(dot)com, Minnesota's first month of having medical marijuana "is a mixed bag".

From CBS Chicago, a daughter of a former Illinois governor remembers the poor condition of her state's Governor's Mansion.

From The Independent, a policeman in Memphis was fatally shot while making a traffic stop.  UPDATE:  From AOL, the suspect has been identified.  He was a passenger in the stopped vehicle.

From Quartz, the Canadian hitchhiking robot, attempting to travel from Boston to San Francisco, survived only as far as Philadelphia, where it was found decapitated.

From The Street, Verizon employees continue to work while their contract is still being negotiated.

From The Chattanoogan, contrary to various Internet stories, the Navy will not charge Lt. Cmdr. Timothy White with any offense relating to the shooting incidents at two military centers.

From USA Today, debris found on the French Island of Reunion, in the Indian Ocean, has been determined not to be part of Flight MH 370.

From ABC News, a teenage girl has died three days after being stabbed at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem.

From The Gateway Pundit, this morning in Las Cruces, New Mexico, bombs explode at two churches.

From the New York Post, a teenage girl in New York City wonders why she was given a diploma that she didn't deserve.  She herself wrote the NYP article.

From The Guardian, hundreds of Confederate flag supports rally at Stone Mountain.

From Yahoo News, the EPA's Clean Power Plan faces legal scrutiny.

From the New York Daily News, the U.S. Coast Guard rescues a man who had been treading water for 4 hours, 44 miles off the coast of New Jersey.

From NBC Chicago, the body of a 20-year-old woman has been recovered two days after she and some friends went for a swim in Lake Michigan.

From CBS News, a wildfire north of San Francisco continues to spread.

From The Register, an asteroid known as "Space Peanut" just flew within 4.5 million miles of the earth.

And from Contract Music, a look at the musical career of British singer Cilla Black, who passed away at her home in Spain.

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