For a car guy (like a certain morning radio host who shall not be named), classic performance automobiles are life. The rest is just details...
Here are "The Top 5 Things You Need To Know Today" for Friday, 7/20/2018:
POTUS GOES TO PUTIN, SO PUTIN GOES TO POTUS
White House announces that Russia's leader will be officially invited to visit President Trump this Fall. Not all high-level White House officials knew about this. Seriously, shouldn't you run this past the Director of National Intelligence first? Especially considering that Putin was once a hot-shot KGB guy?
NEW YORK STATE OFFICIALLY OPENS A PROBE OF THE TRUMP FOUNDATION
Allegations of improprieties and financial shenanigans have been made about the President's charity for years, and now New York wants to take a close look for possible criminal activity. "The law is the law," says Governor Cuomo.
SHE'S REAL FINE, MY 409!
Vroom, vroom, zoom, zoom, etc. The Syracuse Nationals, one of the biggest car shows in the country, comes to town for the 19th year. Just find me a mid-60's Dodge with a 426 Hemi under the hood (at an affordable price), and I will die a happy man. (Yes, I know the Beach Boys' tune is about a Chevy, but it's the thought that counts...)
MAYOR BEN WALSH REFUSES TO LET SYRACUSE GET RAILROADED
The Mayor is angry at the Feds and the collapsed viaduct's owners for dropping the ball on inspections and maintenance. He is demanding that the remaining structure be thoroughly examined before trains start rumbling through again.
WEATHER IS GREAT HERE, BUT DEADLY IN THE MIDWEST
Severe storms caught folks by surprise in the heartland: Tornadoes in Iowa, and a tour boat capsized in a sudden squall on Table Rock Lake, just outside of Branson, Missouri. At least eleven fatalities, multiple injuries, five passengers still missing.