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!

Right Now w/ Ben DeClue (Twitter / LinkedIn)

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 🙁


Man with gun shot by police at Capitol Visitor Center

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.



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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.

Garry Shandling Dies at 66

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