GOT A RASH? MIGHT BE YOUR iPAD, CELLPHONE OR LAPTOP CAUSING IT

Monday, July 14, 2014Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones. But it was an Apple iPad that caused an itchy body…

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NATION: UNPRECEDENTED SEVEN EARTHQUAKES SHAKE OKLAHOMA IN 14 HOURS

Monday, July 14, 2014The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of about 14 hours. The temblors are part of an increase in earthquakes across Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas that some scientists say could be connected to the oil and gas drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, and…

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RARE BRAIN EATING AMOEBA KILLS 9 YEAR OLD KANSAS GIRL

Monday, July 14, 2014A nine-year-old Kansas girl is dead from a rare brain-eating amoeba that is found in warm freshwater lakes and rivers, officials say. Hally Yust of Spring Hill, Kansas, about 30 miles southwest of Kansas City, contracted an infection called primary amoebic meningoencephalitis, the Weather Channel and other outlets reported.. The infection develops…

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LENOIR CITY RESIDENTS: “NO CELL TOWER IN OUR BACK YARD”

Saturday, July 12, 2014Saturday morning, residents in Lenoir City will raise concerns about a 180-foot cellphone tower that may be built within a mile of their home. Residents said they received a certified letter last week that Verizon was planning on building two towers in the county. Some worry about the effect they could have…

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