Thursday, June 13, 2013
|1. Supreme Court unanimously ruled today that isolated human genes cannot be patented. Reuters/Ipsos poll finds that 35% of Americans say that the NSA contractor who leaked details should not face charges, a petition has been posted on the White House website urging the President to pardon him. 10-year-old PA girl with cystic fibrosis has a double-lung transplant yesterday.
2. Totally Local VC founder, Kat Merrick visits with Maria about how shopping locally helps not only the owners but the communities, the cities, the regions, the states and our country. Truly inspirational and translatable to other areas regardless of where you live. totallylocalvc.com.
3. International Flamenco artist, dancer, singer Maria Bermudez visits with Maria about her “Forever Flamenco” evening at the Ford theatre on Saturday, June 15th. Also, her performance in “Heart Song” through the end of July at the Fountain Theatre.fountaintheatre.com.
4. NASCAR driver, Jason Leffler died yesterday in a preliminary sprint car heat. Google acquires Israeli mapping service, Waze with 50 million users, 1/3 of whom share update information regularly. Worst charities named after a one year investigation by Tampa Bay Times & The Center for Investigative Reporting.