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Fox News Channel just announced that Megyn Kelly will host a two-hour “voter summit” in Houston tomorrow in which she will put questions to remaining GOP candidates the night after the Nevada caucus and ahead of Super Tuesday today. Guess which GOP candidate won’t appear? Candidates who are confirmed to participate:Dr. Ben Carson, Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. John Kasich — who will join by remote while his campaign will be stationed in New Orleans — and Sen. Marco Rubio, who also will appear via satellite. Trump’s campaign cited scheduling conflict, due to engagements in Virginia and New York, and said in a statement he’s looking forward to participating in the March FNC GOP debate in Detroit. And, he’s been booked on FNC’s Hannity tonight for the full hour.
Uber, no stranger to controversy over the safety of its service, is coming under renewed scrutiny in the light of the deadly shootings in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Jason Brian Dalton, an Uber driver, allegedly shot eight people on Saturday night, leading to the deaths of six of the victims. While the motive for the shootings isn’t yet known, Dalton’s actions behind the wheel, and the company’s screening process for its drivers, are coming into question in the aftermath of the tragedy—Ultimately, this could have a greater impact on the company’s future than its many battles with government regulators.
Ted Cruz fires spokesman over Facebook post about Rubio and the Bible— Ted Cruz announced that he had fired his longtime campaign spokesman Rick Tyler for posting on his Facebook page a false news story that purported to show rival Marco Rubio making a disparaging remark about the Bible. Cruz called Tyler’s action a “grave error of judgment.” “I’ve spent this morning investigating what happened, and this morning I asked for Rick Tyler’s resignation,” Cruz said. “We are not a campaign that is going to question the faith of another candidate. Even if [the story] was true, our campaign should not have sent it.”
Saratoga Gray Whales have been making appearances in Puget Sound. Spring is the time when they tend to show up. The whales migrate to Puget Sound every spring to feed on ghost shrimp in the waters off the south end of Whidbey Island.