The Seahawks 23-0 victory over the New York Giants is great news for Seattle. Except for the folks at Jet Chevrolet. The Seattle-area dealership pledged to give 12 people $35,000 apiece if the Seahawks shut out the Giants. The car guys never expected to pay up but just in case, they insured the bet.
Across the country, a new model of housing development is springing up that embraces the local food movement. Farms — complete with livestock, vegetables and fruit trees — are now serving as the latest suburban amenity.
Country Music Hall of Fame singer Ray Price had a hand in changing the sound of country music not once but twice. He put honky tonk on top of the charts and then helped make orchestras part of the Nashville sound. He died Monday afternoon at the age of 87.
Over the weekend, the needed majority of Mexican states ratified sweeping constitutional changes that would allow for the first time in decades foreign investment in the country's oil monopoly. Pemex has controlled the country's oil industry for 75 years.