Saturday, February 6, 2010


*February is Black History Month.
*The mid-Atlantic states are in the midst of a blizzard. People living within the affected areas are advised to take the appropriate precautions.
*Toyota's troubles continue, as advance warnings have been leaked that the automaker will soon start a recall to repair a brake problem it allegedly knew about long before actually addressing.
*While Congress ponders the weighty matters before it and the Obama administration hopes to continue with their plans for economic recovery, the President has not given up hope on seeing a positive Health Care Reform Bill soon.
*The United States Mint, after its recent program celebrating the fifty states and spending 2009 acknowledging the allied territories (the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands) will be initiating a new coin program on the back of quarters called "America the Beautiful" celebrating national parks and landmarks.
*The 2010 Census is fast approaching. Conducted every ten years, the results will allow states to plan better for their communities in the present and future.
*As reported earlier this week, the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences have announced the nominations for the 2010 Oscars to acknowledge the best in film. Meanwhile their counterparts, the Golden Raspberry Committee, has announced the nominations for the 2010 Razzies, acknowledging the worst in movies, as well as special awards for the worst of the past decade in Hollywood.
*Representing her home state of Virginia, Caressa Cameron has won the 2010 Miss America title.
*Sports fans look forward to Super Bowl XLIV (44) tomorrow as the New Orleans Saints, representing the National Football Conference, make their first game appearance ever against the Indianapolis Colts, who won Super Bowl XLI (41) representing the American Football Conference. The game will begin at 6pm Eastern Standard Time on the CBS television network.

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