Here in Georgia…
– Looks like we’ll see more rough weather today.
– The I-75 toll project is still alive as GDOT and Gov. Deal look for a compromise proposal.
– The Stockbridge-based First State Bank was shutdown on Friday by the FDIC.
– The Secret Service is investigating the Atlanta Jewish Times after the paper’s publisher floated the idea of assassinating President Obama as an option for Israel.
– HOPE continues to face very real financial issues.
– Georgia could serve as a “showdown” site between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney.
National stories of interest…
– Mitt Romney will release his tax returns tomorrow.
– Speaking of Romney, it looks like he is finally targeting Gingrich.
– Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) will resign from Congress to focus on rehab.
– The New York Times has a preview of themes in Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
– Oh look, Egypt will be run by Islamic radicals.
– H1N1 is back in the news after an outbreak in China.
A few that I like…
– This year’s Super Bowl will be a replay from 2007. Any predictions?
– James Richardson, a political consultant from Georgia, defends Paula Deen from criticism by what he sees as Northern elitists. Personally, I thought Anthony Bourdain had a point.