Wednesday morning news dump



HURRICANE BILL!: Bill now a massive Cat 4 storm deep in the Atlantic, may brush Bermuda.

AFTER CRONKITE: Don Hewitt, creator of 60 Minutes, dead at 86.

THE ROMANCE THAT DEFINED A GENERATION -- BACK ON AGAIN?: Reggie Bush and Kim Kardashian seen eating at Ruth's Chris, tabloids go nuts.

DEADSPIN ON THE SAINTS: Deadspin gives the Saints a turn in its "Why Your Team Sucks" barrel as part of its 2009 NFL preview. Apparently New Orleans is "Cajun" and the home of Justin Wilson. Whatever.

GIRLS GONE REALLY WILD: Stormy Daniels to be arraigned Sept. 3 in Tampa on her domestic-violence charge.

RACE ON THE BAYOU: Houma gets its first triathlon.

BLOOD ON THE WHITE TABLECLOTHS: First Brett Anderson, the T-P's restaurant critic, gave Scott Boswell's restaurant Stella! his highest rating. Then Gambit's Noah Bonaparte Pais objected ("Stella! may still serve the most exquisite food in New Orleans, but the city’s clear-cut top restaurant it’s not"). And now Robert Peyton of New Orleans Magazine is objecting to Noah's objection. We're hoping for a duel with grapefruit spoons.

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