Saturday, June 20, 2009

WEEK IN REVIEW: JUNE 14-20, 2009

*Civil unrest continues in Iran over their recent Presidential election results.
*Nestle is recalling ALL their products involving Toll House Cookie Dough as a precaution while the company investigate claims of possible E Coli contamination.
*The "Cash for Clunkers" bill has passed Congress and awaits President Barack Obama's signature to enact it into law. The bill would give those owning older cars with poor gas mileage a credit of up to $4500 towards trading in their vehicle on a better car between August and October 2009.
*Billionaire Allen Stanford and three associates have been indicted on accusations arising from an alleged pyramid scheme that prosecutors claim has conned unsuspecting investors out of an estimated SEVEN BILLION DOLLARS!
Meanwhile, in Sports...
*The Boston Red Sox celebrated their 500 consecutive sell out at Fenway Park this week.
*The LA Lakers beat the Orlando Magic to claim the 2009 NBA Basketball Championship.
*The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings to claim the 2009 Stanley Cup title in hockey.
For more news at any time, just scroll down to the IN OTHER NEWS feature at the bottom of the screen.

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