Gabatron Morning Briefing – 6-9-15: The Clinton Correctional Facility Redemption

The two inmates who escaped from prison in New York are still on the loose this morning. Authorities believe that there had to have been some inside help simply because their escape method was so elaborate. So they have started to question prison employees.

Interesting stat of the day: 46 cents. That’s how much a stamp is going to cost you, which is a surprise since that’s actually a drop in price.

Monday morning an Amtrak train crashed into a truck hauling 70,000 pounds of bacon. The truck was stuck on the tracks in Wilmington, just to the southwest of Chicago.

In sports, both Phil Jackson and Shaq are admitting that they deflated basketballs when they were players in the NBA. They say they did it to get a better grip on the ball, same as Tom Brady.

In politics, the G-7 summit is going on in Germany right now and as you might expect there are quite a few protesters. In addition to the usual anarchists and socialists, there was a group of six clowns protesting the gathering.

Plus, a Des Moines, Iowa man took to Twitter begging for help when he became trapped in the drive-thru line at a local Taco Bell.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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