Gabatron Morning Briefing – 3-12-15: Gym Class Heroes

Here in Illinois, a state representative wants to strip away the state law requiring gym class in school.

Colorado marijuana sales reached an all-time high in January. The pot sales brought with them excise taxes totaling a whopping $2.35 million designated for public schools.

Portland is now considering banning employers from asking whether job applicants have a criminal record. Supporters of the idea say asking about criminal records keeps people who are sincerely trying to start anew from being able to get a fresh start.

News sure to make the California tourism board happy: The U.S. Geological Survey says that California will get an 8.0 or larger earthquake in the next 30 years.

Uber announced this week that they want to hire 1 million female drivers by the year 2020.

Actor Will Ferrell will suit up for several teams training in the Phoenix area to play every position in one day. Ferrell is honoring the Athletics’ Bert Campaneris, who 50 years ago played every position in a major league game. Ferrell also is dedicating the event to cancer awareness.

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