Morning Minute – July 25th, 2013
July 25th, 2013
There are 159 days left in 2013 and 37 days until Alabama football kicks off.
This Day In History:
1689 – France declares war on England.
1837 – First commercial use of electric telegraph
1943 – Benito Mussolini captured
1944 – 1st jet fighter used in combat
1946 – 1st bikini is shown at a Paris fashion show
1964 – Beatles’ “Hard Day’s Night, A,” album goes #1 & stays #1 for 14 weeks
1990 – Roseanne Barr sings National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game
FORECAST: Partly sunny skies with 20% chance of rain. 90F/67F
LOCAL: Smithsonian photography exhibit to visit Northport.
STATE: University of Alabama archaeologists wrap up dig in Trussville.
NATIONAL: Lawmakers attempts to rein in N.S.A fail.
TECH: Mobile users help lift Facebook’s earnings.
ENTERTAINMENT: Former black American Idol contestants claim they were booted from show because of race and want $25 million each.
SPORTS: UA leading the way once again.
MUSIC: They always cry.
Let us know where you’re working and tune in on Friday at 8:10 to see where Madison & Shepherd will deliver three dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts and coffee!