Liftoff (9.10.12)By Amanda Yerke on September 10, 2012 at 10:00 am
What you may have missed this weekend:
- Though giving us a scare in the last quarter, Michigan football came out on top beating the Air Force Falcons 31-25 on Saturday.
- The number of young adults without health care decreased by one-sixth, the largest annual decline for any age group since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began collecting the data in 1997.
- An indefinite summer vacation is the result of nearly 30,000 teachers and support staff striking in the Chicago area. What does this mean for the community?
- Prevention tips may be extremely helpful in the fight against West Nile virus, now with over 100 cases in Michigan and several deaths.
- Almost 70% of people sleep with their cell phones at their bedside. Is your smartphone become your newest “appendage?” Technology experts urge you to consider the impact your smartphone has made on your everyday life.
- The United States government plans to become a minority share holder in AIG for the first time since the bail out in 2008. The company has seen success over the past few years and plans on “repaying the government everything it provided to AIG during the financial crisis ‘plus a profit.’ “
- Serena Williams has earned her fourth U.S. Open championship by defeating Victoria Azarenka on Sunday.
By: Amanda Yerke
(Photo by Hobbes vs Boyle under a Creative Commons license)