Friday, February 14, 2014

Show Notes 02/02/14

Sunday Show 2/2/14

Groundhog Staten Island Chuck escapes from NYC mayor's hands
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio had a run-in with a disgruntled New Yorker who couldn't wait to get away from him -- weather-predicting groundhog Staten Island Chuck.

US abortion rate at lowest level since 1973, according to survey
The U.S. abortion rate declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13 percent between 2008 and 2011, according the latest national survey of abortion providers conducted by a prominent research institute.

Obama studying spending more … in Kenya
Now that an $87 million African trade-promotion project is reaching the end of its five-year run, the Obama administration might spend millions more to decide whether it wisely invested U.S. taxpayer dollars in the venture.

Alabama neurosurgeon walks 6 miles in snow storm to perform brain surgery
An Alabama neurosurgeon was at Brookwood Medical Center when he was needed six miles away for emergency brain surgery at Trinity Medical Center.

British museum says prototype for Noahs Ark was round
A recently deciphered 4,000-year-old clay tablet from ancient Mesopotamia — modern-day Iraq — reveals striking new details about the roots of the Old Testament tale of Noah. It tells a similar story, complete with detailed instructions for building a giant round vessel known as a coracle — as well as the key instruction that animals should enter “two by two.”

Titans of evolution-creation debate go head to head
A debate over divine creation and evolution is about far more than just two beliefs about how humans came to be, according to Ken Ham, founder of Answers in Genesis.

Lunches seized from kids in debt at Salt Lake City elementary

Lukes said as far as she knew, she was all paid up. "I think it’s despicable," she said. "These are young children that shouldn’t be punished or humiliated for something the parents obviously need to clear up."