Columbia Daily Dish 5/6

Cell phones raise teen nighttime driving risks: (AP) “Nighttime driving is becoming more hazardous for American teenagers and the likely cause is talking and texting on cell phones while operating a vehicle, according to a study released Thursday.”

Wide-ranging ethics bill approved: (CT) “The Republican-controlled House on Thursday rejected an ethics reform bill that had been passed by its government accountability committee and instead passed another bill that contained ethics reforms but also contained a number of other unrelated provisions.”

Stocks extend plunge on concerns about Greece: (AP) “It was a painful flashback to the darkest days of 2008: Stocks plunged and the Dow Jones industrials skidded by hundreds of points as traders succumbed to fears that Greece’s debt problems would halt the global economic recovery.”

New Egyptian galleries to open in Kansas City: (AP) “King Tut, the popular Egyptian boy king whose traveling tomb lured gangbuster museum crowds two decades ago, is once again touring the country.”


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