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Is Mold Exposure Putting Your Child At  Risk for Asthma? Electric BBQ Grills Are Ideal For Condos or Apartments Cougar Hunting Stirs Controversy in Washington Global Warming Hitting Alaska Hard Arizona Immigration Issue a Hot Potato Verizon Plans to Slow Data for Heavy iPhone Users New Indiana Law to Protect the Environment
 
Is Mold Exposure Putting Your Child At  Risk for Asthma?

Is Mold Exposure Putting Your Child At Risk for Asthma?

Mold exposure in babies has been identified as a key risk factor in developing asthma later in life.

Electric BBQ Grills Are Ideal For Condos or Apartments

Electric BBQ Grills Are Ideal For Condos or Apartments

Electric BBQ Grills – Enjoy BBQ Season Even If  You  Live in a Condo or Apartment Electric BBQ grills will allow you to enjoy the  summer grilling season even without a backyard to barbeque in. With the arrival of Memorial Day weekend comes the start of barbecue season and you want to be able to […]

Cougar Hunting Stirs Controversy in Washington

Cougar Hunting Stirs Controversy in Washington

In 1996 Washington banned the use of dogs for cougar hunting. But with increasing numbers of incidents involving attacks on humans, livestock and pets, Washington lawmakers now want to establish permanent hunting seasons and once again allow dogs to track the animals. However, cougar hunting has not stopped and since the ban about 200 cats […]

Global Warming Hitting Alaska Hard

Global Warming Hitting Alaska Hard

When we think of Alaska we picture glaciers, permafrost and snow-capped peaks. But global warming is hitting the state hard particularly in its national parks. Alaska has been warming three times faster than the rest of the country. Alaska holds two-thirds of the nations of national park land and those that care for it are […]

Arizona Immigration Issue a Hot Potato

Arizona Immigration Issue a Hot Potato

The immigration issue in Arizona remains a political hot potato. Some are calling the wave of illegal immigrants coming over the border an invasion. Arizona has claimed the Feds are not doing enough to control illegal immigrants from crossing the border and as a result Arizona is under a huge financial burden. While many immigrants […]

Verizon Plans to Slow Data for Heavy iPhone Users

Verizon Plans to Slow Data for Heavy iPhone Users

With the successful launch of the Verizon iPhone the company is finding out just how nice it is to be part of the Apple plan for tech domination. However, Verizon is finding out that they need to make some changes to their service to ensure that they stay on top in the mobile carrier world. […]

New Indiana Law to Protect the Environment

New Indiana Law to Protect the Environment

Starting in January Indiana residents are going to have a much harder time getting rid of their electronics that are broken or obsolete. A new environmental law was passed that makes it illegal to place any electronics in the landfills because of their pollution factors. As such there are many who are wondering how they […]

Marijuana Growers Host First Farmers Market in Seattle

Marijuana Growers Host First Farmers Market in Seattle

27 February 2011

Marijuana growers held their first farmers market in Seattle today. About 600 people showed up to browse tables laden with jars of exotic cannabis strains with names like orange crush, lemon ice and purple haze and of course there were the cupcakes, brownies and other edible treats that looked as innocent as something your grandma […]

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La Nina Arrives Late as Snow Storm Slams Washington

La Nina Arrives Late as Snow Storm Slams Washington

26 February 2011

Last year weather forecasters predicted that this would be a very strong La Nina year in Western Washington, bringing with it a colder, wetter and snowier winter. Most of Winter 2010 in the Puget Sound area was rather unremarkable with the predicted weather extremes failing to materialize, that is until now. Forecasters had said they […]

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Marijuana Munchies May Benefit Cancer Patients

Marijuana Munchies May Benefit Cancer Patients

22 February 2011

Anyone who has used marijuana has no doubt experienced the “marijuana munchies” and the fact that it can make food taste better. Now it appears this fact has not gone unnoticed by medical researchers and they are using THC to induce hunger in an effort to help cancer patients on chemotherapy. This is the first […]

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Cocoa Prices Soar, Chocolate Lovers May Be Left with Bitter Taste

Cocoa Prices Soar, Chocolate Lovers May Be Left with Bitter Taste

21 February 2011

Cocoa prices have soared to a 32 year high and chocolate lovers everywhere may be left with a bitter taste in their mouth. Usually when commodity prices soar it is because of a shortage caused by a bad crop. But the Ivory Coast which produces almost half the world’s cocoa beans actually has a bumper […]

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EPA Funding for Greenhouse Gas Regulation Cut

20 February 2011

EPA funding for greenhouse gas regulation was cut by Republicans in the House on Friday. When the Republicans took office following the last election they were saying they had a mandate from the voters for changing Obama’s policies. But they didn’t mention which voters or policies. The cuts come despite the fact that polls show […]

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Dumb Crook Robs Surveillance Camera Store

Dumb Crook Robs Surveillance Camera Store

18 February 2011

Are dumb crooks are getting even dumber these days? A thief in Des Moines, Washington, came up with the brilliant idea of robbing a surveillance camera store. The store not only sells surveillance cameras but also has multiple security cameras installed along with prominent notices to would be thieves that the cameras are on 24 […]

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Michael Vick Continues to Stir Controversy

Michael Vick Continues to Stir Controversy

18 February 2011

Michael Vick, quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, continues to stir controversy whatever he does. Vick was due to appear on Oprah for an interview scheduled to air next week. But just before shooting he decided not to appear for personal reasons. The idea of Vick appearing on the show stirred a lot of controversy among […]

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Korean Nuclear Plant Operators Get Screwed, Raising Safety Concerns

Korean Nuclear Plant Operators Get Screwed, Raising Safety Concerns

18 February 2011

Nuclear plant operators in South Korea got screwed, literally. A nuclear reactor located about 160 miles south of Seoul in Yeonggwang broke down on Feb 4. Today the plant is up and running again. Now engineers are blaming a stray screwdriver, no not the alcoholic beverage, but a real almost foot long screwdriver jammed in […]

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