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Tornadoes Destroyed 100 Homes

Meteorologist Chris Warren sums up a weekend of wild, dangerous weather. Merrill Wisconsin, and Mapleton, Iowa were especially hard hit. Please follow and like us:

Record 7 Tornadoes Hit Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wis (Reuters) – A powerful storm system that moved through the nation’s midsection over the weekend caused what may be a record-breaking seven tornadoes in Wisconsin, officials said Monday. “It’s one of the most significant tornado outbreaks in April,”

Young Penguins Starving To Death

Young penguins in the Antarctic may be dying because they are having a tougher time finding food, as melting sea ice cuts back on the tiny fish they eat, US researchers suggested on Monday. Only about 10 percent of baby

Tornado Damages Half Of Iowa Town

MAPLETON, Iowa — A small Iowa town remains barricaded after a tornado destroyed much of it Saturday evening, and no one is being allowed back into the city. Monona County Sheriff’s Deputy Roger Krohn told the Sioux City Journal as

Texas Wildfires Continue To Spread

DALLAS — A massive range fire burned as much as 125 sq. miles Saturday in West Texas, and firefighters were bracing for the possibility the situation could worsen because of dry, windy conditions. The enormous fire scorching largely rural Stonewall,

Scientists Probe Dolphin Deaths

Dead dolphins covered in oil are still washing up on the gulf shore, but experts continue to say it’s too early to point the finger of blame at BP. Special video report kindly submitted by www.newsy.com Please follow and like

Car Pollution Can Damage Brain

Being exposed to highway pollution can cause brain damage in mice akin to memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease, US researchers said Thursday. Scientists recreated the airborne pollutants that come from the burning of fossil fuels and the weathering of car

Oil On Dead Dolphins From BP Spill

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Scientists have confirmed the discovery of oil on dead dolphins that have been appearing along the US Gulf coast recently, with oil on some of the dead dolphins linked to the BP oil spill, according to a government agency. In

6.5 Earthquake Shakes Mexico

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 shook southern Mexico on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake was centred about 56 kilometres from Las Choapas, a city of about 70,000 people in the state of Veracruz, at a

Arctic Ozone At All Time Low

The ozone layer has seen unprecedented damage in the Arctic this winter due to cold weather in the upper atmosphere. By the end of March, 40% of the ozone in the stratosphere had been destroyed, against a previous record of

Storms Hammer Southern US 8 Dead

JACKSON, Ga. – An enormous tree limb that crashed through a Georgia family’s bedroom killed a father and the young son he was holding in his arms Tuesday as a fast-moving storm system pounded the South with tornadoes, hail and

US Nuke Rain 181 Times Above Safe

Special Intelligence Report: Radiation from Japan rained on Berkeley, California, during recent storms at levels that exceeded drinking water standards by 181 times. A rooftop water monitoring program managed by the University of California at Berkeley’s Department of Nuclear Engineering