The Friday Ketchup

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Wow, its sure was a week, wasn’t it. All seven day have come and gone, and it’s Friday once again, which means just one thing- you missed a bunch of stuff that happened. That’s why I’m here. To ketch you up. It’s the Friday Ketchup.

(Once again, not to be confused with the MONDAY CATCH UP. That is very very different.)

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The Monday Catchup

via blogs.reuters.com

 

Good morning folks! Here’s what you missed while the snow was piling up aside your work.

The lead story: Today President Obama will announce a $4 trillion budget that includes a measure for a one time, 14% tax on overseas profits to fund infrastructure projects. This tax would target companies like Apple, which avoid US taxes by storing money overseas.

Also, congratulations to the New England Patriots on their win over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.

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10 o’clock list: Best Puppy Bowl X Moments

Ten glorious years of romping puppies.

Ten glorious years of romping puppies, kitties and penguins.

Since Beyoncé wasn’t to be seen at this year’s Super Bowl, I really couldn’t have cared less that it even happened. There was only one attraction that could tear me away from my all-too-important studies last night: The Puppy Bowl. Accepting no mediocre substitutes, the one and only Puppy Bowl never fails to impress with its adorable canine moments. But which moments were the best? Don’t worry–I’ve got you covered.

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Weekend Sports Roundup

Courtesy of athletics.kenyon.edu

Courtesy of athletics.kenyon.edu

It was an eventful weekend for sports, both on and off the hill. Swimming and diving swept its final two meets before the conference championships, while both basketball teams picked up wins and women’s tennis began its spring season. The weekend culminated with one of the biggest sporting events of the year, Super Bowl XLVIII between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos. Here are all of the results.

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The Monday Catchup

Hoffman passed away on Sunday. He was 46.

Hoffman passed away on Sunday. He was 46.

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The Lead Story: The Wall Street Journal first reported the death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday afternoon. Hoffman, 46, was found dead in his New York City apartment of an apparent heroin overdose. The actor starred in films such as “Capote” and “The Big Lebowski” and appeared in NYC theater, namely “Death of a Salesman” in 2012.

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