Good morning! It’s Wednesday, June 14, 2017 and here’s your Morning Scoop of news and other stuff. Subscribe to add the Scoop to your email inbox.
What You Need to Know
• Here’s the latest information about this morning’s shooting at a congressional baseball team practice. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was among those injured.
• Are higher minimum wages to blame for restaurants dying off in cities across California?
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• The Valley has UC Merced, along with UC-level instruction in the Fresno area – and not a single representative on the University of California system’s 26-seat governing board. What’s up, Jerry Brown?
• U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, a former California attorney general, treated U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions like a defendant under her prosecutorial glare during his Senate testimony Tuesday. It was great theater at the least and, at best, an effort to stop Sessions from dodging questions.
What You Want to Know
• Sounds like Allegiant Air is giving people a chance to save money before they lose it at the tables in Las Vegas.
• Here’s stuff you should know about Aaron Judge, that former Fresno State kid who’s launching baseballs with regularity for the New York Yankees.
• Planning a summer trip to the Central Coast? Here are four great music events you could wrap it around.
• Sure, firefighters can help someone suffering cardiac arrest, but can they mow a lawn? Full-service public safety at its best.
• TFW you’ve been a lifeguard for all of 20 minutes and hear a cry for help.
• The son of a former Fresno State assistant coach is going to play college football – for Boise State.
What You Don’t Want to Know
• A Fresno man allegedly did an illegal download of “Deadpool” and posted it to his Facebook page. C’mon, dude. Ryan Reynolds has a family to feed.
• An undercover video shows Vancouver, B.C. farmers stomping and ripping apart live chickens. Oh, Canada ...