A mass shooting in a place I know well, another once-famous name in retail is fading away, and the heat will not be letting up anytime soon...
Here are "The Top 5 Things You Need To Know Today" for Friday, June 29, 2018:
YET ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING IN THE WORKPLACE... FIVE DEAD
This time, at the offices of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland. The purported gunman is being charged with five counts of first-degree murder. The guy evidently had a grudge against the newspaper for years. I once worked in Annapolis, and I know that neighborhood...
ROD ROSENSTEIN AND CHRISTOPHER WRAY TAKE THE HEAT FROM CONGRESS
Deputy AG and FBI head accused of sitting on documents pertaining to the supposed infiltration of the 2016 Trump Campaign. GOP Congressmen want more evidence, both officials insist they've already provided plenty. The hearing got loud and ugly...
3) TYLER ENNIS WILL SOON BE LOOKING FOR WORK
The former SU point guard was waived by the Lakers. The NBA free agent signing period begins July 1, so Ennis -- going into his fifth year of pro ball -- hopes to land a new contract with a different club sometime soon.
THEIR OLD COMMERCIALS SAID: "SEARS IS WHERE AMERICA SHOPS!"
Not so much anymore. The once-powerful retailer is already closing their store at the ShoppingTown Mall, now they announced the Great Northern Mall location will also close. By early September, there will be no more Sears stores in Central New York.
HAVE WE MENTIONED IT'S GOING TO BE REALLY HOT THIS WEEKEND?
This heat wave is no joke. We could be pushing 100 degrees Sunday and Monday. Take it easy, stay hydrated, and keep an eye out for elderly or ailing neighbors who might not be able to handle it. There are resources available to help, if needed.