Suffolk’s Fiscal Crisis, Property Tax Cap Forces School Budget Cuts

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone declared the county is in a fiscal emergency on Mar. 6, after his Fiscal Analysis Task Force projected a budget deficit of $530 million through 2013. The announcement was unexpected, given that Suffolk County has not had a budget deficit since 1992, according to an article on the North Fork Patch.

“It had been thought that the county’s budget was balanced all those years, but

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Rush Limbaugh, Conservative Radio Personality, Dies at 61

Note: This is a hypothetical obituary.

Rush Limbaugh, the stocky, loud-mouthed, beloved and hated right wing radio talk show host, died on Sunday at his home in West Palm Beach, Fla., from a painkiller overdose, authorities said. He was 61.

Limbaugh’s death came shortly after he apologized for calling Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University law student, a “slut” and “prostitute” for supporting President Obama’s move to require health insurance to

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