THE MORNING LOOP: 09.05.11
1 year ago
Donald Young reaches U.S. Open fourth round x HawthoRNe canceled x Tropical Storm to hit 4 states
Hall of Fame defensive end Lee Roy Selmon died Sunday after being hospitalized for a stroke. He was 56. In nine seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Selmon had 78½ sacks and earned six consecutive Pro Bowl selections. He retired after the 1984 season.
Tropical Storm Lee has moved northeast and is expected to hit Mississippi today and Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky on Wednesday and Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane center said. "These rains are expected to cause extensive flooding and flash flooding."
Box Office Report: "The Help" has topped "Apollo 18" and "Shark Night." It is expected to gross $18 million over the four-day Labor Day holiday weekend.
Asian stocks fell after a the recent U.S. jobs report added fears of a renewed recession. ‘‘Financial markets continue to be stressed about the lack of growth drivers in the global economy,’’ said an insider. The U.S. market is closed today for the Labor Day holiday.
TNT has canceled HawthoRNe, the hospital drama that stars Jada Pinkett Smith. The network announced over the weekend that it won't pick up a fourth season of the series.
Donald Young, a 22-year-old from the South Side of Chicago, defeated Juan Ignacio Chela of Argentina at the U.S. Open. Young was one of three American men who moved to the fourth round Sunday.
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President Obama comforted locals and surveyed damage from Hurricane Irene in Wayne, N.J.
1. FAMU Stabbing: A basketball player at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee was stabbed and killed early Sunday, but no motive has yet been disclosed.
2. President Obama: Obama is strongly leading GOP candidates in a new California poll.
3. Sarah Palin: The possible presidential candidate runs half-marathon incognito in Iowa unannounced.
4. Galaxy Tab 7.7: Apple Inc. won a second injunction blocking Galaxy Tab sales in Germany.
5. Senator Jim DeMint: The U.S. Senator blasted President Obama's job plan saying he is "tired of speeches" and would prefer written proposals that can be studied by Congress and the public.