Condolences to Drake fans

How disappointing–Drake lost in overtime when a guy for Western Kentucky made a desperation three-pointer with no time on the clock:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/200…

Even more frustrating, UConn lost in an upset today as well, meaning that Drake would have been able to play a lower-seeded team if they had advanced to the second round.

The Bulldogs had such a great season, and I’m sorry it ended this way.

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"Cookies and Conversation" Event with Biden on Friday

DMD highlighted her thoughts on Sen. Joe Biden's campaign for the presidency yesterday and they're definitely worth a read.  If you're curious to learn more about Biden and judge DMD's conclusions on your own with firsthand experience, then make sure to check out Biden when he's in town on Friday.  Here are the quick details of an event he'll be at:

IOWAPOLITICS.COM – DRAKE UNIVERSITY “COOKIES AND CONVERSATION” EVENT
U.S. SENATOR JOE BIDEN
FRIDAY, JULY 13TH

STATE HISTORICAL BUILDING, 600 E. LOCUST, DES MOINES, IOWA 
DOORS OPEN AT 11 A.M.  EVENT BEGINS AT 11:30 A.M.

(RSVP REQUIRED-CALL 515.271.3747 or email iowacaucuses@drake.edu)

You can find the full release from Drake and IowaPolitics.com below the fold.  I'm not sure if I'll be in attendance yet, but if you haven't been to a Biden event yet you should go just to see him talk your ear off and answer every question. 

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