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Monday, June 25, 2012

A formula for the news ... here is what the news is every day

The news:

1) Bad events, including unusual or dramatic weather:

Tropical Storm Debby threatened to spawn more tornadoes Monday as the stationary cyclone pummeled the Gulf Coast with fierce winds and heavy rain. FULL STORY

2) Sports, especially when there is controversy:

Two women vying for a spot on the U.S. Olympic track team crossed the finish line simultaneously. Which runner gets to go to the Olympics could be decided by a coin toss. FULL STORY | SAUDI WOMEN TO COMPETE FOR 1ST TIME

3) Political controversy:

No matter how the Supreme Court rules on health care, attention will shift rapidly to Congress. FULL STORY | TOP 4 ISSUES | 5 SCENARIOS | TIMELINE

4) and of course, crime!

Police Officer Shot in Head Near Denver Park Concert

Police officer killed while trying to break up fight at park where hundreds of families had gathered for concert

And we wonder why Americans are so unable to discuss and understand important issues carefully. We're being flooded with nonsense 24 hours a day, every day.

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