04.19.16

04.19.16

Today’s Buzz is a flashback to 1966 when the Green Hornet and Kato met Batman and Robin!  Hijinks are sure to follow!  All this plus the news of the day! Read on and be sure to check back tomorrow for another edition of the Morning Buzz- same Bat-time, same Bat-channel!!

Right Now With Ben DeClue (Twitter / LinkedIn)

What I’m Reading – The Green Hornet: A Collector’s Edition

What I’m Doing – Playing a lot of Destiny lately.  Great game.

What I want to know from you – What is your favorite TV show from the 1960s?

 

We’re Buzzin’

How America’s Coastal Cities Left the Heartland Behind: The people of St. Louis weren’t really surprised when, on January 12, the National Football League announced its decision to let E. Stanley Kroenke, the owner of the St. Louis Rams, move his team to Los Angeles. Kroenke had long signaled his intentions, and L.A.’s media market beckoned as the nation’s second largest. Moving the team meant more revenue for the league, and therefore more money in owners’ pockets. And that, as serious football fans know, is the point.

Leading Philippine presidential contender: Gang rape victim ‘so beautiful’ he wishes he had ‘been first’: “I was angry because she was raped, that’s one thing. But she was so beautiful, the mayor should have been first. What a waste.” The mayor to whom he was referring, by the way, is himself, Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte, mayor of Davao City on the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines.  That’s the kind of dark, cruel joke most people would embarrassed to tell (or even hear) in the privacy of their own homes, yet it’s one that Duterte, a front-running candidate for president of the Philippines, told publicly.

Why America’s Schools Have A Money Problem: How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren’t doing much to level the field for poor kids.

Trade Matters In 2016; This May Help You Understand Why: Candidates vying for president are talking a lot about trade. But trade is not a subject easily summed up in slogans. Here are resources to help you study up on trade and make your own decisions.

U.S. municipal golf courses take mulligans in funding: As municipal golf courses across the country struggle to generate revenue to match their costs, city officials are grappling with how to keep the courses and offset their deficits.

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