Archive for April, 2009

Japanese yen tumbles to 2-week low against euro

The Japanese currency plummeted across the board on Friday morning in Asia after a government report today showed Japan’s jobless rate climbed to 4.8 percent in February. (6 mins to go)

Californian exclusive: Gubernatorial candidate stumps in Bakersfield

He looked great but he didn’t bring any sourdough with him. San Francisco Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom stopped in Bakersfield Wednesday to tour a local health clinic and introduce himself to area voters. (6 mins to go)

Wesley Hills dog lady ordered to have mental tests

WESLEY HILLS – The villager found harboring nearly two dozen dogs in her Spook Rock Road home in December was ordered last night to undergo a psychiatric examination. (6 mins to go)

Colorado expects swine flu cases, but none yet

DENVER – Colorado’s chief medical officer says he expects to see swine flu cases in Colorado “in the near future” but none have been reported yet. (6 mins to go)

Analysis of the Redskins Draft

INSIDER | Washington needed to upgrade its offensive line, but didn’t. That’s a concern. (6 mins to go)

Mexico fights swine flu with ‘pandemic potential’

Mexico’s president assumed new powers Saturday to isolate people infected with a deadly swine flu strain as authorities struggled to contain an outbreak that world health officials warned could become a global epidemic. (5 mins to go)

Services planned for teen that died Sunday

A 15-year-old South Kitsap girl passed away unexpectedly at a home on Southworth Drive Sunday, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. Spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson said that Heather Marie Stanford was found deceased by deputies after someone called 911 at 10:50 a.m. April 19. (4 mins to go)

Scientists unravel bovine genome

WASHINGTON – Researchers have outlined the genetic sequence of a Hereford cow living on a research farm near Miles City, Mont. (5 mins to go)

Going Green Inside the Home | Video

Earth Day makes people think about what they can do to better the environment, but the inside is also important. Wellness Specialist Michael Gregg has teamed up with local businesses, health clubs, and churches to teach them ways to make the place they live safer. (5 mins to go)

Quinn wants contaminated water investigation after report of tainted water in Chicago suburb

CHICAGO Gov. Pat Quinn wants an investigation into contaminated drinking water in the Chicago suburb of Crestwood . (5 mins to go)