Your daily news briefing, with a video report, news of the week ahead and a gas price update.
The Wimbledon Championships, the world’s oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament, begin Monday. This year’s first round will see John Isner and Nicolas Mahut square off, the duo that set a world record at last year’s Wimbledon for the longest tennis match in history. The Williams sisters, who have won nine of the past 11 women’s Wimbledon titles, will only face each other if they both reach the finals.
Video to note
How many cities will be underwater in a few centuries? National Geographic takes a look:
Gas price update
Gas prices dipped again this past week, but they’re still about a dollar more expensive than last year, according to AAA.
- Friday: $3.675
- 1 week ago: $3.723
- 1 month ago: $3.926
- 1 year ago: $2.707
- Record high: $4.114
GateHouse News Service