President Barack Obama abruptly ended his golf outing on Monday and sped in his motorcade to his compound Monday after he learned a child of a friend was injured while playing on the beach.
Earlier in the day, the president spoke for the first time about an attempt to blow up an American Airliner. That took more than 48 hours.
That’s tops on today’s Fresh Eye on The Current.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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