*Today marks the 40th anniversary of the initial release of The Beatles' classic album Abbey Road.
*Sonia Sotomayor has been sworn in as the newest Supreme Court Justice.
*Bill Clinton lead the negotiations leading to the successful release of two American journalists held by North Korea on espionage charges.
*The Health Care reform issue continues to be debated on and off Capitol Hill.
*Due to its popularity, the Cash for Clunkers program has received additional funding.
*And movie director John Hughes (The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off) passed away due to a heart attack August 6th.
NOW BEFORE WE CONCLUDE THIS POST...
There has been a lot in the news once more about both the Steroids Scandal in Major League Baseball and a Republican sponsored movement afoot to oust President Barack Obama on the grounds that his birth certificate was allegedly faked because he is not a native American.
The Free Choice e-zine plans to cover these stories in more depth as the facts come to light.
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