Monthly Archives: August, 2010

Calif doctor gets stuck in chimney, dies

A doctor who had an on again off again relationship with her boyfriend, tried to force her way into his home by sliding down his chimney, but got stuck, and died.  Her body was found three days later.  Dr. Jacquelyn Kotarac, 49, first tried to get into the house with a shovel, then climbed a …

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Okla. teen to stand trial for dad’s death

In Oklahoma a fifteen year old girl will soon stand trial for alledgedly persuading her married 21-year-old boyfriend to kill her father.  A Logan County District Court judge has ordered Kaleigh Lynn Fryer of Guthrie, Okla., to stand trial on a first-degree murder charge. 

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Some states suing feds also claim health subsidies

There are more than six states suing to overturn President Barack Obama’s health care law are also claiming its subsidies for covering retired state government employees.  And 2,000 employers have been approved for the extra help to cover early retirees, mainly private businesses.  There are also seven states suing to  overturn the health care overhaul as …

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Dutch, US Differ on Danger posed by 2 Yemenis

I figured this would be questionable, when the US let them go.  Dutch authorities arrested two Yemeni men yesterday after a flight to Amsterdam from the United States are suspected of conspiring to commit a terrorist act.  But the US says there is no evidence of a terrorist link in the case.  Both were taken …

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One in Six Americans in Anti Poverty Programs

It’s official, the economy being so bad, that there are now about one in six americans that have applied and are receiving government aid of some type.  There are now more than 50 million alone, on MedicAid.  That’s up 17% since the recession began in December of 2007.

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Department of Justice Sues Arizona College Over Immigration Discrimination

Ah holy cow, do those fools in the federal government ever give up?  Now the attack is on again in Arizona.  It appears that the Department of Justice, the knit pickers they are, have now filed a lawsuit against  local community college system alleging that it discriminated against non-citizens by making them fill out additional paperwork during …

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Officials move to strip Calif. doctor of license

A California doctor is about to have her medical license revoked by the state of California.  The doctor has been linked to several fatal overdose cases.  The Osteopathic Medical Board of California said it would be filing misconduct accusations with the state attorney general’s office against Dr. Lisa Tseng.  Tseng is also being investigated by the …

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Hospital denies liability over stents

A Baltimore hospital is turning its back on patients who had coronary stents wrongly implanted, patients’.  last yer complaints were filed that cardiologist Mark Midei was placing stents in the arteries of patients who didn’t need them, so St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson removed him from duty, reviewed his records and told nearly 600 …

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Notting Hill Carnival gets under way in west London

People, numbering hundreds of thousands braved afternoon rain showers to take to the streets of west London as the Notting Hill Carnival got under way.  The dancers wore colorful costumes, and began parading along the three-and-a-half-mile route at 0900 BST.  There were 40 independent sound systems, so dancers and floats had a good time partying.

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Police stop Two Tree Island nature reserve rave

Police have stopped plans for a rave on an Essex island which is home to an RSPB nature reserve.  On Saturday, after receiving a report of a possible rave, police went to Two Tree Island.  A police spokesman said the group dismantled their equipment when they were warned by officers.  Police set up a road block …

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