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LIVE AT FIVE – 03.14.12

Posted on | March 14, 2012 | 8 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
SANTORUM SWEEPS

Rick Santorum at last night's victory party in Lafayette, La.

Santorum takes Alabama, Mississippi; Hawaii returns not in yet – Samoa goes for Mitt

Transformer Fire Plunges Boston Into Darkness
Back Bay district evacuated


Bipartisan Push From Congress On Afghanistan
Congressmen from both parties urge Obama to stay the course



POLITICS
AFL-CIO Suffers Cognitive Dissonance, Endorses Obama

AFL-CIO honcho Richard Trumka

Trumka cites Obama’s focus on jobs, Detroit bailout

Ohio Lawmakers To Hear Proposed Exotic Pet Rules

Estimate For 2012 Deficit Rises $100 Billion

Florida Lawmakers Give Redistricting Another Shot

Eliminated In Redistricting, Bob Turner (R-NY) To Tackle Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Kansas House Passes Tax Cut Plan

Spencer Bachus Survives Tough Primary

Ron Paul Wins Virgin Islands Vote But Comes Up Short On Delegates



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Slips On Firm Dollar, Weak Stock Futures
Gold, Silver Sink In Electronic Trading
Encyclopaedia Britannica Goes Out Of Print After 200 Years
Bank Surge Sends Dow To Highest Level Since 2007
Bernanke Keeps QE3 On The Table While Signaling That Economy Is Improving
Is Inflation Really At 8%?
NASDAQ Hits 3000 For First Time In 12 Years
WTO Action Won’t Solve Rare Earth Woes, Says Expert
Solar Power Growth Jumps To New Record
Sometimes I Talk To Siri Like A Robot
Goodbye, Cruel Google
Chrome For Windows 8 Confirmed
Apple Calls Proview’s Stance “Misleading”



SPORTS
Vince Jackson Bolts To Bucs

Wide Receiver Vince Jackson

5 Years, $55.55 million is his free-agent payoff

Western Kentucky Sets NCAA Record In 59-58 Win Over Miss. Valley State

Syracuse Center Melo Ruled Ineligible


Dwight Howard, Magic Come Up Big To Beat Heat

Turco Stmbles In First Start, Bolts Blast Bruins 6-1

Jackson Struggles As Nats Fall To Tigers 6-3



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Jermaine Jones Gets The Boot From “American Idol”

"American Idol" contestant Jermaine Jones

Allegedly lied to producers about police record

Peter Facinelli, Jennie Garth To Divorce

Alex Pettyfer Engaged To Elvis’ Granddaughter

Jessica Simpson Dishes On Her “Unstoppable” Sex Drive

Discovery Network Terminates Relationship With “Man Vs. Wild” Star Bear Grylls

Clint Eastwood’s Family Set For Reality TV Series



FOREIGNERS
PRC Premier Wen Calls For Political Reforms
SecDef Panetta Arrives In Afghanistan Amid Uproar Over Panjwai Massacre
Iran Insists Parchin Isn’t Nuke Site But Agrees to Let IAEA Inspect
Cameron Calls For Peaceful Transition, Not Revolution In Syria
Le Pen Looks West For Votes
Iran’s Majlis Begins Questioning Ahmedinejad
India Named Among “Enemies Of The Internet”
Ex-Soldier Sentenced To 6000+ Years For 1982 Guatemala Massacre



BLOGS & STUFF
Don Surber: Even Politico Doubts Obama Win
WyBlog: How Low Can It Go?
Weasel Zippers: WaPo’s Richard Cohen Whines “Sarah Palin Has Ruined America”
Atlas Shrugs: What The New York Times Won’t Run
Lonely Conservative: Cost Of ObamaCare Now Expected To Almost Double Initial Estimates
James Pethokoukis: The Entire Obama Administration, In One Anecdote
Newsbusters: Axelrod Cancels Bill Maher Appearance
James Hagerty: When Mom Goes Viral
Jawa Report: President & CEO Of Texas Planned parenthood Arrested For Indecent Exposure
NRO Corner: Stimulus Bluster

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