Monthly Archives: April 2011

Poplar Bluff:Katrina Catastrophe Part Deux?

The Story:  Poplar Bluff, MO- Over 1,000 people have been displaced due to a flood of the Black River flowing over failed levees.  It has been found that these specific levees failed inspection in 2008.  Because this failure was not … Continue reading

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Burqa Ban: Pulling The Veil Over Civil Liberties?

The Story:  France- Two women were arrested on Monday for wearing a burqa, which is a long veil that completely covers the face and body.  The burqa, part of radical muslim tradition has been banned in France because the French … Continue reading

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Super Strain of Salmonella: You May Never Want Turkey Again!

The Story:  In the U.S., there has been a recent outbreak of Salmonella poisoning found to be resistant to commonly prescribed antibiotics, such as amoxicillin and tetracycline.  This particular strain, Salmonella Hadar, is believed to have originated from Jennie-O’s  frozen turkey … Continue reading

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