Tuesday Newsday [9.25.12]

Good morning! I hope your week is off to a wonderful start. There is a lot happening
in Omaha, the nation, and the world. Let’s check out some highlights.

Local News:

A debate on cigarette tax that could really affect local business:
http://www.wowt.com/news/headlines/Liquor-Law-Cigarette-Tax-Up-For-Debate-171129551.html

Depending on your ethical frame work, either an improvement or pointless move by ConAgra:
http://www.omaha.com/article/20120925/MONEY/709259997/1697

Deb Fischer, still with a 10-point lead over Bob Kerrey, is distancing herself from Romney:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/24/deb-fischer-nebraska-senate-mitt-romney-47_n_1910034.html

National News:

President Obama gave an extensive speech in front of the UN focusing on Iran and Libya. Check it:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/26/world/obamas-address-to-united-nations.html?_r=0

A bizzare education issue is still relevant in one Texas school district:
http://www.chron.com/news/article/Texas-district-to-let-male-educators-paddle-girls-3892504.php
Belarus has yet another rigged, unfair election:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49148042/ns/world_news-europe/

Todd Akin ain’t quittin’.
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/onpolitics/post/2012/09/25/todd-akin-missouri-senate-race-deadline/70001096/1?csp=34news

I would love to hear your opinions on any of these issues! Comments away.
Also, if anyone is ever interested in contributing to Tuesday Newsday, just let me know!
Peace, Love, and Cheesecake,
Westin

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