Statement Released on Guantanamo Closure

February 23, 2016

Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on Submission of Guantanamo Closure Plan Released by US Department of Defense The Department of Defense formally submitted the administration’s plan for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility […]




Cashews Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

January 17, 2016

Only One Lot of Raw Cashew Pieces is Affected Trader Joe’s has issued a voluntary recall, based on an alert from their supplier. “Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces” marked with bar code number “00505154” and the code “BEST BEFORE […]




EPA Urged to Ban Dangerous Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

January 8, 2016

Doctors, scientists, farmers, farmworkers and others from across the country ask for long overdue ban of neurotoxic agricultural chemical Released by Kari Birdseye (Earthjustice), Sara Knight (PANNA), Erik Nicholson (United Farm Workers), and Kimiko Martinez (NRDC) […]




Huisken Meat Company Recalls Beef Products

January 5, 2016

Angus Burgers Recalled Due To Possible Wood Contamination Released by Veronika Medina, Congressional and Public Affairs via www.fsis.usda.gov (United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service) Huisken Meat Company, a Sauk Rapids, Minnesota establishment, is recalling approximately […]




US House Aims to Strike Ethnic Terms from US Code

December 28, 2015

Buried in November’s HR8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015, is a small House of Representatives amendment calling for the removal of ethnic terms from US government documents. Along with the many additions […]




Electrolux Delivers an Early Holiday Gift to SC Families

December 23, 2015

Donates Five Semi Trucks of Refrigerators to Families Dealing with Flood Damage Released by Eloise Hale, Electrolux Electrolux announced today that it has donated more than 280 refrigerators to aid in recovery efforts in South Carolina related to the […]




Climate Change Rapidly Warming World’s Lakes

December 17, 2015

Released by Alan Buis (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Steve Cole (NASA Headquarters), and Eric Sorensen (Washington State University, Pullman) Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a new NASA and […]




Are Lice Coming Home with Your Kids?

December 9, 2015

By Kay Whatley, Editor According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “In the United States, infestation with head lice is most common among pre-school children attending child care, elementary schoolchildren, and the household members of infested children.” Well, school […]




Lost/Stolen iPhone Tracking Does Work

September 26, 2014

By Frank Whatley Out working one day, I answered a call, and somehow set my cell phone down on my car. After returning home, I realized the iPhone was lost. Luckily, Apple iPhone’s tracking does […]




More United States?

July 18, 2014

A proposed initiative to split California into six states may make it to the ballot for 2016 voters. Originally proposed by billionaire Tim Draper, the initiative may be in front of voters in two years, […]




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