News roundup: Mass puppy rescue from animal shelter . . . High school students participate in national affairs youth conference . . . NBC Olympics coverage cudgeled by Twitter
Giving puppies a chance: On Wednesday, 85 puppies and dogs from the East Baton Rouge Animal Shelter will arrive at Middletown, N.Y., in a mass dog rescue for 2012 Pets Alive, a no-kill organization. The rescue is part of ASPCA’s assistance to the animal shelter, which says it was in desperate need of help. To read more about the rescue, click here.
High school delegation: Twenty-two high school students from around the state will participate Wednesday in the 45th annual YMCA Youth Conference on National Affairs. The conference takes place in North Carolina. YMCA Louisiana Youth in Government is in the Top 25 for the third year in a row.
Twitteratti cover Olympics: Though NBC isn’t showing the Olympics live, everyone online at Twitter knows when Ryan Lochte beats Michael Phelps right away—hours before the coverage is aired. That makes NBC so 1976. The Houston Chronicle says it is now time for NBC to get real. To read more, click here.
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