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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Kennedy OK, Senate Dawdles on Clinton, and Inauguration Day Breaks Records

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:   United States internet traffic hit an all-time high as millions tuned in to online broadcasts of Obama’s inauguration. It’s that time of year: Girl Scout Cookies will be on sale from now through March … Read More

By / January 21, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:  

  • United States internet traffic hit an all-time high as millions tuned in to online broadcasts of Obama’s inauguration.
  • It’s that time of year: Girl Scout Cookies will be on sale from now through March 18. And in case you were wondering, the favorite Peanut Butter Patties (for those who refuse to accept the new name, "Tagalongs") are safe to eat
  • Ted Kennedy is "OK" and expected to be released this morning from the hospital after suffering a fatigue-induced seizure at President Obama’s inaugural luncheon yesterday.
  • Apple has enhanced its $999 MacBook model to be more like its new aluminum cousins, but has kept the price firmly under $1000. 
  • The Senate has approved seven of Obama’s cabinet picks, but has delayed a vote on Hillary Clinton pending more financial information from her husband’s charitable foundation. 
  • Antibiotic-resistant MRSA is on the rise among children and teenagers, a trend researchers are calling "alarming."