Monday, March 07, 2011

Biloxi Buzz for Monday

McCain claims iPad, iPhone are made in US

Democrats to End Union Standoff  —  Playing a game of political chicken, Democratic senators who fled Wisconsin to stymie restrictions on public-employee unions said Sunday they planned to come back from exile soon, betting that even though their return will allow the bill to pass
Number of healthcare reform law waivers climbs above 1,000  —  The number of temporary healthcare reform waivers granted by the Obama administration to organizations climbed to more than 1,000, according to new numbers disclosed by the Department of Health and Human Services.
White House to Muslims ahead of King hearings: Terror threat ‘real’  —  President Obama's deputy national security adviser told a Muslim audience Sunday that the threat of homegrown terrorism is “real” and that Muslim Americans are part of the solution, not the problem.
Report finds 20% of Californians struggled to feed their families in 2010  —  In poll, 1 in 5 California residents said there were times last year when they couldn't afford enough food.  The state ranks No. 16 for food hardship, with the Fresno and Inland Empire areas particularly hard-hit.

Homeless children: the hard times generation

Scott Pelley reports on the growing number of children who are falling victim to the financial crisis

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