Morning Jolt: Occupy protests today

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Happening today: The Occupy movement will heat up again today, as protests are planned across the country. The protests are part of May Day protests around the world.

Weird news: A pregnant woman who was holding an umbrella was hit by lightning in Cincinnati, but mother and baby are OK. Doctors say the woman was saved by her rubber-soled shoes.

Gas prices: GasBuddy.com reports that the highest gas prices in the Lower 48 are in Connecticut ($4.077) and California ($4.145).

Opening bell: The Dow opened at 13,213.63. It fell 14.68‎ points Monday.

Motivational quote: “The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.” - Socrates

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