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27 September 2012

Time's Running Out to Claim Exxon Valdex Oil Spill Settlement Fund

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Nearly 23 years after a massive oil spill, 900 people who were affected have yet to claim money that they were granted in a settlement fund.    KMXT reports this morning that a settlement fund se ...

26 September 2012

Crater Lake Wagon Trail

Posted in U.S. & World News, Joe's Journal

It's one of America's top natural wonders, but visitors to Crater Lake, rarely learn just how the lake became a top tourist spot.  An old wagon road served as the only route from the Rogue Valley t ...

17 September 2012

Boy Scouts Alleged Sex Abuse Files

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The Boy Scouts of America is under fire after the Los Angeles Times says it's investigation into confidential reports of alleged child abusers in the B.S.A  - - shows a pattern of secrecy. This, ju ...

17 September 2012

Occupy Wall Street Reaches One Year Mark

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Monday marks one year of the Occupy Wall Street movement. It was last September 17 that hundreds of people rallied in Zuccotti park, that's in New York city's Financial District, to protest big bank ...

14 September 2012

Protests Continue in the Middle East

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More protests are expected in the Middle East on Friday.The FBI's dispatching a team from New York to Benghazi to investigate.  Meanwhile, Libya has announced four arrests have been made in the dea ...

14 September 2012

iPhone Pre-Orders Begin; Sells Out Within Hour

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Friday was the first day Apple accepted pre-orders for the iPhone 5 and according to multiple reports, the phone sold out within just one hour. The highly anticipated iPhone 5 was unveiled Wednes ...

13 September 2012

Demonstrators in Yemen, Egypt Storm U.S. Embassy

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Protesters demonstrating against an anti-Muslim film posted on youtube stormed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen Thursday morning.Security guards tried to hold back hundreds of demonstrators, but were over ...

12 September 2012

U.S. Ambassador To Libya Killed in Tuesday Attack

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Libyan security officials say the U-S Ambassador to Libya was killed in Tuesday's attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi. Ambassador Christopher Stevens was reportedly leaving the Consulate, after i ...

07 September 2012

Series of Earthquakes Kill 43 in China

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A series of earthquakes hit rural south-western China on Friday, killing at least 43 people and damaging more than 20,000 homes.The quakes ranged in magnitude of 4.8, to 5.6.Officials say at least 1 ...

05 September 2012

Day Two of the Democratic National Convention

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President Obama is scheduled to arrive Wednesday in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Democratic National Convention.   Former President Bill Clinton is set to take the stage later Wednesday evenin ...