Stigall Show Log 7.17.13
6:13 Attorney General Eric Holder addressed the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial and “Stand Your Ground” laws.
6:46 Black people in Florida benefit from “Stand Your Ground” laws at disproportional rates.
6:49 Unlimited vacation actually results in more productivity.
6:52 Fewer young Americans eligible to drive are getting their learners permit.
7:11 Chris talks to Congressman Pat Meehan about “Stand Your Ground” laws, the state of the economy, and the delay in the implementation of Obamacare.
7:41 Cliff Lee’s icy stare during the introduction in last night’s All-Star Game is getting a lot of attention this morning.
7:44 The re-occurrence of brain cancer among former Phillies is leading to speculation that it may be caused from playing at the Vet.
7:46 Keith Olbermann is returning to ESPN.
7:57 Stevie Wonder announced he will not perform again in Florida until they repeal their “Stand Your Ground” law.
8:10 Chris talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post about the aftermath of the George Zimmerman trial verdict and Mayor Michael Nutter’s response.
8:40 Chris brings the Piazza Pet of the Week, Dennis, into the studio. If you’d like to adopt a pet, check out cbsphilly.com/piazzapet.
8:59 Nancy Grace attacked George Zimmerman in the aftermath of his acquittal.
9:10 A University of Pennsylvania professor called God and “angry racist” after the George Zimmerman verdict.
9:27 A new poll has found President Obama losing support among Blacks, Hispanics, and young voters.
9:41 Rolling Stone Magazine has placed the alleged Boston Marathon bomber on its cover and is receiving a mixed response.
9:43 South Carolina football Head Coach Steve Spurrier said he would like college athletes to be paid.