LISTEN WEEKDAY MORNINGS AT 6:10, 7:10 AND 8:10 FOR FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
1. The Federal Aviation Administration announced all U.S. airlines would be prohibited from flying to and from Tel Aviv for 24 hours after a Hamas rocket from Gaza landed three miles from Tel Aviv’s airport.
2. Today’s the last day to get a bid in for three dozen mobile field kitchens up for bid from the Defense Department. The 32 fully equipped kitchens are located in New Castle, and were used during field training, but are still fully functional. Each kitchen trailer is mounted on a one and a half ton two-wheel chassis trailer.
3. Nerd alert! Comic-Con International, the annual convention for science fiction fans opens today at San Diego’s Convention Center. This year’s line-up will include appearances from the casts of American Horror Story, 24 and The Giver.
4. eBay Inc’s StubHub online ticket resale service said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring. StubHub could not say how much money was involved or how many people were being charged ahead of announcements planned by authorities in several countries today.
5. The Major League Baseball Alumni Association announced that Chase Utley has won his fifth Heart and Hustle award. The Heart and Hustle award—the only MLB award voted on by former players—is given to the active player who demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and tradition of the game.