Headlee’s Headlines

Monday, May 03, 2010 - 08:58 AM

Headlee's Headlines (Marco Antonio)

Every morning, Celeste Headlee scours the country’s newspapers for interesting stories. Here's her list:

From The Arizona Sun:
Here's the newest development in the story of the housing crisis. When the foreclosure wave first hit, the number of homes on the rental market went through the roof. People were trying to rent their homes rather than lose them, and the market was glutted with rental properties. From the article: 

But in the past few months, as more of those former owners became renters, demand for those three- to four-bedroom rental homes climbed. And as lenders foreclose on more homes but are slow to resell them, the number of available houses has dropped. When houses do come on the rental market, rents are rising and landlords of family-size homes are receiving multiple offers and filling houses in days.

From The Detroit News
This woman owns this little golf course has paleontologists excavating one of the holes. Her husband is the pro at their course, and it gives a great inside look at what happens when they find a large fossil on your property.

From The Chicago Sun-Times
In all the news of the Gulf Coast and the car bomb, this was lost. Remember Mideast peace? This is the top of the news in the Middle East. Very interesting reports coming out that Obama's tack with Israel and Palestine may work – this will be the first major test.

From The Seattle Times
The hottest commodity on the black market now? Stolen Facebook accounts. From the article: During several weeks in February, iDefense tracked an effort to sell log-in data for 1.5 million Facebook accounts on several online criminal marketplaces, including one called Carder.su.

tech story about a device that I'm actually going to buy.

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