Today On WWNO.org — Latvian Photos, Beanie Babies And Eagle-Eyed Video
Some great local and national stories you may have missed on WWNO.org:
A Latvian Photographer Never Lets Down His Guard — With the flurry of economic activity in Latvia, the EU's fastest growing economy, photographer Reinis Hofmanis started documenting guard booths on the construction sites in Latvia's capital city, Riga. It's part of his series called "Territory".
Beanie Babies Creator To Plead Guilty To Tax Evasion — H. Ty Warner, the man behind Beanie Babies, the toy animals that saw their heyday in the mid-90s, has agreed to plead guilty to tax evasion for failing to report income held in Swiss bank accounts.
Here She Comes, The First Indian-American Miss America — Tell Me More host Michel Martin spoke with Nina Davuluri, the first Indian-American Miss America.
Judge Orders New Trial In New Orleans Bridge Shooting Case — A federal judge ordered a new trial for five former New Orleans Police Department officers convicted in connection to the shooting deaths of two men on the Danziger Bridge in New Orleans. WWNO's Eileen Fleming also filed a story on this case.
Put A Camera On An Eagle And What Do You Get? Soaring VIDEO — A video that purports to have been taken by a GoPro or similarly small camera strapped to an eagle soaring above Chamonix, France, is quickly going viral.