July 28, 2008

News of the Day: July 28

Posted in News tagged , , , , , , at 10:52 pm by Katharine Lackey

  • Texting while walking, rollerblading, biking, etc, can land you in the emergency room, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. “It’s amazing how instinctive it is for people to [text while doing other things]. Texting is kind of like hearing. It’s almost another sense,” says emergency room doctor. Upside: I have a sixth sense!
  • Violence in Iraq has reached a “normal” level, USA Today reports. Because violence is always normal… right.
  • McCain gained on Obama in a new USA Today/Gallup poll, USA Today reports. That trip Obama took — didn’t help.
  • Robert Novak has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, the AP reports. Last week the columnist received a citation after hitting a bicycist in D.C. The columnist is best known for revealing Valerie Plame Wilson’s identity in a 2003 column.

1 Comment »

  1. […] can walk the walk. But apparently, its extremely hard to text and walk. In my daily news roundup yesterday, I wrote about a Chicago Sun-Times article about how dangerous texting while walking can […]

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