2nd Ebola Patient in the U.S. Dies

OMAHA, Ne. – A surgeon being treated for the Ebola virus in Nebraska has died. According to the hospital, Dr. Martin Salia died early Monday morning as a result of advanced symptoms of the disease. He was flown to Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in critical condition Saturday. Doctors said Salia’s advanced symptoms included kidney … Continue reading »

Explosion Evacuates California School

VALLEJO, Calif. – In Northern California, students were evacuated after a small explosion rocked a classroom at Vallejo High School. School officials say it may be related to the Napa area quake almost three months ago. Officials say the gas has been turned off since the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck in August, so they … Continue reading »

Kid Rides in Race Car to School

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Some kids dream of getting a ride to school in a race car, and one of those kids had his dream come true. Seven-year old Caleb was all smiles on his way to school this week. That’s because he got to ride in Scott Lagasse’s number 33 Camaro. The ride was part … Continue reading »

Woman Recovering After Punch to the Face

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — A 23-year old woman is recovering after she was attacked by a homeless man at work. It happened just after ten in the morning yesterday, as shops were opening. The man had previously spoken with the girl, then left. He comes back into the store and walks right up to … Continue reading »

New Helmet Design to Reduce Concussions

SEATTLE Wash. — A new football helmet designed by engineers at the University of Washington could reduce the kind of impacts causing concussions in players. A Seattle start-up company plans to create a new generation of helmets that can flex and absorb repetitive impacts while cradling the head. Dave Marver, CEO and Co-Founder of the … Continue reading »

Artists Promote “Sequels” With Gallery

LOS ANGELES — Movie fans, anxious for Hollywood sequels of their favorite films to be made, decided to show not tell movie makers how badly they want the films. The exhibit is called “Sequel” and it shows movies that haven’t been made yet, but the artists of the posters really wish they could be seen … Continue reading »

Walmart Protesters Arrested

LOS ANGELES — A protest at a Los Angeles Walmart has ended in about two dozen arrests this morning. Authorities say 23 people were arrested last night after they blocked traffic during a protest that started with a sit-down strike inside the Walmart. Sheriff Deputies say those detained were cited for failure to disperse and … Continue reading »

Democrats Plead for Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON — In Washington, Democrats are urging president Obama to take action on immigration. The request comes after the Republican controlled House declined to pass a reform bill. Supporters call it a moral and economic issue. Democrats also defend the President’s authority to stop the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants. Representative Juan Vargas (D) … Continue reading »

Oregon Bills Pass through D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the lame-duck session of Congress gets into full swing, two Oregon Senators get bills passed that could mean big changes for the state. The Energy and Natural Resources Committee passed Senator Ron Wyden’s O & C Act on Thursday. This increases timber harvests and timber sales, while also working to protect … Continue reading »

Brazil Drought May Affect Coffee Prices

BRAZIL — A drought in Brazil is sending coffee prices to their highest in years, and coffee drinkers in the U.S. could also see an impact. Brazil is the world’s biggest coffee producer. Coffee makers say this year’s crop had problems concerning size, and the beans themselves were shrunken by lack of rain. Global coffee … Continue reading »

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