May 8, 2019: What to Know 

  • Bingo Barnes
  • While the White House continues to refuse to release President Trump's tax returns, The New York Times has received information that reveals that between 1985 and 1994, Trump's core businesses—largely casinos, hotels and apartment buildings—lost more than $1 billion. The losses enabled Trump to avoid paying incomes taxes for eight of the 10 years.

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    Heading to McCall anytime soon? The Idaho Transportation Department reports motorists can expect some major delays as crews repave a stretch of Idaho Highway 55. The work will impact the north-south highway from milepost 91 to milepost 97, near Smith Ferry. Officials said delays could be as long as 30 minutes. The work is scheduled to begin this Thursday, May 9, and continue through the end of June. Work will stop during weekends. The project has a price tag of about $4 million.
  • Vanity Fair reports that Hollywood producers have wasted little time in announcing that the ongoing national college admission scandal, which has ensnared several high-profile personalities, will be turned into a soon-to-be filmed television miniseries.
  • Paparazzi snapped a photo of Special Counsel Robert Mueller coming out of a D.C. restaurant Tuesday night. Variety reports that the internet blew up when people quickly identified the man exiting the restaurant with Mueller as David McCallum, who played superspy Illya Kuryakin in the 1960s TV show The Man from U.N.C.L.E..
  • The new royal baby made his first public appearance this morning. The New York Times reports that his name, announced this morning, is Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

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