In a 2016 commentary, I used a phrase, “driving selfie,” inspired by a study conducted by the Institute of Advanced Motorists in Britain on distracted-driving behavior practices on British roads. The study found that one in five young drivers take selfies at the wheel. A lesser number watch videos and use Facetime or Skype to make and receive video calls, all while driving. Drivers in the U.S. and Canada are no different.
Average retail gasoline prices in Twin Cities have risen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.26 Sunday, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. That compares to the national average that has increased 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.21.
One Mean Man and jockey Orlando Mojica won the $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby by a head over Whatawonderflworld on Saturday evening at Canterbury Park. The wagering favorite returned $4.40. One Mean Man is trained by Bernie Flint and is owned by Ron Hillerich of Louisville, Ky.