Tuesday, November 24, 2009

State Dinner Menu
Hollywood stars and moguls made up most of the A-list guests at the vegetarian White House state dinner last night. To make sure he got at least some meat at the event, David Geffen brought Adam Lambert.

Black Friday Preps
Retailers are beefing up security for this week's Black Friday sales... but this time they'll need to protect themselves not from a crush of shoppers, but a stampede of people applying for a job.

Medical Costs
Lawyers and court officials say that medical bills are causing more bankruptcies across the country... for example, medicare costs have been bankrupting the government for 20 years.

Dobbs vs. Menendez
Former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs is considering running for the senate in 2012 against New Jersey incumbent Robert Menendez... or having him deported, whichever's easier.

California Emissions
California has taken a major step toward limiting greenhouse gas emissions by actively looking to bankrupt the last three business that still makes anything in that state.

November 25th

1783: Three months after the end of the Revolutionary war, the last British troops leave New York... the city hasn't been clean or safe since.

1826: The Greek frigate Hellas arrives in Nafplion to become the first flagship of the Hellenic Navy... and to deliver a major shipment of gyros and cheeseburgers.

1984: 36 top musicians gather in a Notting Hill studio and record Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas? in order to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia, and annoy radio listeners every December for the next 25 years running.


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