Ashrita Furman wants to build a tennis racket the size of a bus, and show it off at the U.S. Open. It's so big, he was told it's considered a building so he would need a permit.
Marlaine Peachey works in the mayor's office in Mandeville, La. During severe weather she mans the office 24-7. She tells Steve Inskeep that Hurricane Issac was a water event they didn't expect.
Last February, five major banks came to an agreement with the United States government that would provide $26 billion in mortgage relief aid to homeowners.
Originally published on Thu August 30, 2012 1:23 pm