AUGUST 26-Increasingly, Americans across the country are beginning to feel that the governmentâ€™s anti-poverty programs hurt more than help and they are causing more poverty in the country. This according to Rasmussenâ€™s Reports, a major national poll taker, who released its latest poll numbers on government programs aiding poverty.
DILLINGHAM-By December of this year, 65 rural communities in Alaskaâ€™s Southwest region will hooked up to high speed broadband. No longer will they have to endure satellite connections to reach the Internet world. Gone will be the days of waiting long periods for a page to load, something that their urban counterparts do not tolerate.
FLORIDA-Casey Anthony reported to her probation officer for the first time in connection to a January 2010 felony check fraud case. She was convicted of stealing a friend's checkbook and writing five checks for a total of $644.25. Gretl Plessinger, a spokesman for the Florida Department of Corrections says, "She told the probation officer that […]
ENDICOTT OIL FIELD-The investigation into the killing of a polar bear with a pyrotechnic shell is continuing according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement. The incident occurred at the Endicott Oil pad located 2.5 miles off-shore in the Beaufort Sea.
WASHINGTON D.C.-AN earthquake struck five miles South Southwest of Mineral, Virginia at 1:51 pm Eastern Time today. It originated at a depth of 3.7 miles. At a magnitude of 5.8, the quake was the largest quake ever recorded in that area and was felt along much of the East Coast.
FLORIDA-Irene, the first hurricane of the 2011 season is now headed toward the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. This hurricane, now a category 2, is on track to develop into a category 4 hurricane as it moves into the warmer waters at a speed of 12 miles per hour and into areas of low wind […]
KENAI PENINSULA-A moderate shake was felt by residents of the Kenai Peninsula this morning at 7:34 am as a 4.0 temblor originated 32 miles southeast of Port Graham. The quake was not a jolt as is often experienced in the region, but more of a slow wave. The temblor was generated at a depth of […]
TRIPOLI-Rebels from the surrounding countryside continue to pour into the capitol, swelling the number of forces there. The rebels control 80% of the city, and they have set up check points and have secured many of the buildings. Fierce fighting still continues through the streets of the city, as rebels report heavy casualties in the […]
NEW YORK-The Attorneys for both the alleged victim Nafissatou Diallo, the hotel housekeeper, and for Strauss-Kahn, who was arrested for raping her in a hotel room, have confirmed that the case against Strauss-Kahn will be dropped.