What a hectic week! We’re in the homestretch of closing out the school year, so I’m becoming inundated with final exams and projects. Couple that with the start of summer baseball and you’ve got a couple of weeks of me trying to figure out which end is up.
I did it! And I’m going to do it again! I ran the 5K in Bellevue on Saturday and I made it. I ran the 3.1 miles in 49 minutes and 58 seconds. I’ve been averaging 1 mile in 14:45-15 minutes so the extra time disappointed me.
Canada said Monday it will devote $17.5 million to protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp, including development of an early warning system with U.S. agencies so authorities can react quickly if the invasive species is detected.
The opening of casinos in Ohio this spring means the luck is running out for neighboring states that have pulled in an estimated $1 billion each year from gamblers who've been crossing the border to wager at riverboats in Indiana, gaming tables in Michigan and casinos in western Pennsylvania.