Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Show notes 04/07/2013

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 04/07/2013

Family owned Chicago Cubs plan to renovate their own stadium
Fans of the lovable losers have something to look forward to, after all.The city of Chicago and the Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs are close to agreement on a $500 million overhaul of Wrigley Field, two people with knowledge of the negotiations said Friday.

First key fight in Immigration battle is: what to name it
One of the first political issues negotiators must tackle in crafting an immigration reform bill is among the most important: what to name it.

Cair claims victory over AP stylebook's restrictions on word “Islamist”
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) praised the Associated Press (AP) for revising its stylebook to forbid the use of the word “Islamist,” if it is used to describe Islamic militants or extremists.

Colorado Undersheriff warns State police Homeland Security to target Christians
According to a letter written by Ron Trowbridge, undersheriff with the Prowers County, Colo., Sheriff’s Office, Christians who believe the Bible is the literal word of God and others who do not agree with the changes taking place in America could find themselves under scrutiny by law enforcement authorities and Homeland Security, Steven H. Ahle wrote at Red Statements Friday.

Cancer Clinics are turning away thousands of Medicare patients
Cancer clinics across the country have begun turning away thousands of Medicare patients, blaming the sequester budget cuts. Oncologists say the reduced funding, which took effect for Medicare on April 1, makes it impossible to administer expensive chemotherapy drugs while staying afloat financially.

Walgreen clinics expand care
Walgreen Co. has stretched the reach of its drugstore clinics beyond treating ankle sprains and sinus infections to handling chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure.

The United States in World War I
On June 28, 1914, a Serbian nationalist assassinated the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary. Austria demanded indemnities from Serbia for the assassination. The Serbian government denied any involvement with the murder.. Austria's ally, Germany, declared war on Russia on August 1 and on France (which was allied with Russia) two days later.

Bryan Hoddle helps wounded Vets run and dream again
Strangely, this is where the inspiring transformation often begins – on a track. It's here, with Bryan Hoddle coaching and shouting encouragement as a group of wounded soldiers begins to run, that something extraordinary occurs.