Three Things You Need to Know on July 9th

July 9, 2018

It's Monday, July 9th, what's going on in this crazy world of ours?

President Trump is expected to announce his choice of nominee to the Supreme Court tonight. Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he was retiring a few weeks ago, leaving an open space on the bench. Kennedy has been on the court since 1988 and was known as the court's "swing vote." Trump reportedly has a list of possible nominees that includes four federal appeals court judges. 

Crews are still working hard to rescue the soccer team stuck in a flooded cave in Thailand. There are reports that eight boys have now been recovered.  Divers rescued four boys yesterday, and another four boys have reportedly been rescued today.  They have been taken to hospitals where they're being treated for dehydration, malnutrition, and other effects of being trapped underground for 15 days.  

We'll see some local players in this year's MLB All-Star game! Three Colorado Rockies have been selected. Shortstop Trevor Story, third baseman Nolan Arenado and center fielder Charlie Blackmon will all be on the National League team.  Arenado will be starting after winning the fan vote.

Now that you know what's up, get out there and crush this Monday!