March 23rd, 2010
04:41 PM ET

On the Radar: What's happening Wednesday

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on March 8 announcing the nomination of Robert Harding, left, to head the TSA.

Here's a look at some of tomorrow's news events:

TSA nominee's ties to Abu Ghraib?

Senators plan to question President Obama's nominee to head the Transportation Security Administration on Capitol Hill during a second round of confirmation hearing.  The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee members are expected to ask retired Maj. Gen. Robert Harding about whether his contracting business worked at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison.  That facility run by the U.S. military became infamous in 2004 after photos emerged showing prisoner abuse.

Postmaster says no to Saturday mail

Postmaster General John Potter is scheduled to present his plan to save the U.S. Postal Service billions of dollars, which includes ending Saturday mail delivery.  He'll present the plan to the Postal Board of Governors tomorrow, then to the Postal Regulatory Commission next week.  Both panels are expected to approve the plans, which would then go to Congress.  

New Jersey cold case

Two suspects arrested this week in connection with a 32-year-old string of killings will be formally charged at an arraignment in Newark, New Jersey.  Lee Evans and his cousin Philander Hampton, both in their 50s, have been charged in connection with the alleged murders of five teenagers who were reported missing in Newark in 1978.  The suspects are being held on $5 million bail.  Read more

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  1. Wes

    It seems that the wheels of Justice grinds slowly but exceedingly fine. Good

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