Morning News and Stuff

Oct 21, 2011 at 11:06 am

Cincinnati Police arrested more than 20 Occupy Cincinnati protesters last night. Here's a recap of the events, which notes that a parade to honor local billionaire Carl Lindner was scheduled for this morning.

Here's an impressive collection of reports that back up nearly every grievance articulated in its first official press release. The research was done by a young woman in Boston who runs a Congressional watchdog website called C-SPAN geek. You can follow her on Twitter here.—-

And here's an awesome story about a mortgage CEO getting a 40-month sentence for a $3 billion fraud, while a homeless man gets jammed up for 15 years for taking $100.

The extra primary that Ohio will probably have next year due to ridiculous Republican Congressional redistricting will cost the state $15 million.

Groupon scheduled its initial public offering for Nov. 4, when it expects to raise about $600 million and bring its value up over $11 billion. McDonald's saw its net income raise for the ninth straight quarter, this one good for $1.51 billion, a 9 percent raise.

New climate study deals blow to skeptics

The Centers for Disease Control tracks thoughts of suicide by state, with the highest rates in the Midwest and West.

“This report highlights that we have opportunities to intervene before someone dies by suicide. We can identify risks and take action before a suicide attempt takes place," said CDC director Dr. Thomas M. Frieden in a statement. “Most people are uncomfortable talking about suicide, but this is not a problem to shroud in secrecy.”

The Texas Rangers scored two runs in the 9th inning to win Game 2 of the World Series last night 2-1. The series is tied at a game a piece and will resume in Texas on Saturday.