From NPR: Does a citizen of any country — not just the good ole U.S.A. — have an obligation to support its national teams? According to Frank Deford, in our world of global entertainment, passports don't matter and taste should trump nationalism.
Kentucky: The Paducah Police Department announced a new class based off the Anti-Bullying Task Force. There's a mobile app that notifies crime victims about changes in the status of criminal offenders in Kentucky. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has picked up an endorsement from organized labor on the same day the Kentucky senator she wants to unseat is pushing a national right-to-work proposal opposed by unions.
Illinois: Gov. Pat Quinn says his state is an example for the nation after the House approved legislation allowing same-sex marriage in the state.