LIVE on tape from Hollywood…its the Larry Sanders Show! Today’s Buzz pays its respects to one of the funniest men ever, Garry Shandling. The Larry Sanders Show helped define modern television comedy as we know it.
Today’s news includes a shooting at the US Capitol, photos from Syria, and the best bagels in Chicago! So join us after the break and remember, no flipping! no flipping!
What I’m Reading: Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier
What I’m Watching: Not Just the Best of the Larry Sanders Show
What I’m Doing: Dealing with allergy/sinus issues 🙁
What Are You Really Facing When You Look Across the Ocean?: Say you’re standing perpendicular to an East Coast beach gazing out over the waves. What continent are you facing—Europe or Africa, right?
The FBI Has Successfully Unlocked The iPhone Without Apple’s Help: The Justice Department says it’s withdrawing its legal action against Apple, because it has been able to get data from a terrorist’s phone. A spokeswoman says the FBI is reviewing the data.
Organic Foods Still Aren’t As Mass Market As You Might Think: With Wal-Mart now selling organic food, and Whole Foods testing cheaper stores, it’s easy to think organic has gone mainstream. But one study finds organics are still far more common in richer areas.
- Apply Now: Russell P. Price Fellowship Program
- ELGL Members Celebrate Local Government In Forbes
- Webinar: Future Schedule Technology Efficiency Series – New Webinar Every Month
- PHOTOS: Ancient City Of Palmyra After ISIS Was Driven Out
- Welcome To Rent Court, Where Tenants Can Face A Tenuous Fate: The Landlord and Tenant Branch of Superior Court for the District of Columbia is where you can end up if you’re poor, black and on the verge of being evicted.
- A Beginner’s Guide To Biking On The Mean Streets Of Chicago: Bicycling is the cheapest, healthiest, and usually the fastest way to get around the city. And it’s fun, if you can avoid getting smashed by a bus or road raging at an SUV crowding the bike lane.
- The 10 Best Bagel Shops Around Chicago: The next time you need a fix, we say skip the plane ticket—for that reason, anyway—and keep it local with the help of these haunts.
- Political insider accused of harassing Missouri Capitol interns can return, with conditions: The case against David Poger was dismissed after officials could not serve him a summons.
- Supreme Court rejects Blagojevich appeal in corruption case: The justices on Monday let stand an appeals court ruling that found Blagojevich crossed the line when he sought money in exchange for naming someone to fill the seat.
- Sports commission warns Missouri’s ‘religious freedom’ bill could cost Kansas City millions in revenue: If enacted, the constitutional amendment would allow Missourians to deny service to same-sex couples based on religious beliefs. The NCAA has expressed concern about the bill and hinted KC could lose future championship events.
- 13-Year-Old Who Spoke Out Against Gun Violence Hit By Stray Bullet: On Friday night Zarriel Trotter was hit by a stray bullet in South Austin, a year after appearing in an anti-violence video PSA.
Local Gov Confidential
Highland Park denies rezoning for proposed Oakwood apartments: The Highland Park City Council has voted against rezoning a one-acre site near downtown to allow The Residences of Oakwood Station, a four-story, 27-unit apartment building in a transitional area that includes single-family homes.
Spouses in the House: In Missouri, politics is a family affair: The roster of elected officials in Missouri is dotted with the husbands, wives, sons and daughters of former politicians.
Rams exit could come with $19 million parting gift: The public board that governs the Edward Jones Dome, where the Rams played, sued on Thursday to block the team from buying Rams Park.
You may now flip.