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August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
On Jan. 22 and 23, 2012, more than 37 tornadoes struck the southern USA. Ten of them tore across the Lower Mississippi Valley into Alabama. Worst hit were St. Clair and Jefferson County, Ala., where 2 people were killed, about 100 others injured, and...
NASA'snewest Earth-watching satellite has sent back a breathtaking image of our "Blue Marble" that offers a taste of the orbiting observatory's vast capabilities. The image release comes just a day after the satellite was given a new name: Suomi NPP,...
Tags: Science, NASA, Space Programs, Weather Science
ReporterWe're learning more about an unusual proposal, a tax break for launching cremated remains into space. Backers of the bill say there's more to it than that. They admit it's an unusual piece of legislation, but say their ultimate goal is firmly grounded...
Source: NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Wednesday, having produced a total of 19 tropical storms of which 7 became hurricanes, including 3 major hurricanes. This level of activity matched NOAA’s predictions and continues the trend of...
ReporterYou may have heard of something called HD radio and wondered what it is. There are a lot of misconceptions. HD radio is not like satellite radio. You don't have to pay for a service. You just have to buy a HD radio. They start at about $170. HD...
Comments, questions, concerns, story ideas, etc. email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org 5/5/13 You may have seen or heard my promo. I have cancer. The story airs Monday night at 6o'clock. This is a little weird for me. I'm not used to "being" the...
May 17th I don't feel obligated I had a lovely dinner with a couple of friends recently. The food was so so, the company was great. When the checks arrived, we started talking about tips. I mentioned that I tip before the tax. My friend replied...
Reuters(Repeats with no changes to text) * Renaissance cleric first wrote "America" on 1507 map * Resonance with current climate of "geo-enabled" devices * Google, Apple, Facebook looking at mapping apps By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) -...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Geography, Pacific Ocean, Google Inc., Landforms
Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: No need to leave Fido behind Vacationers traveling to Orlando don’t have to leave Fifi or Fido behind with Rosen Hotels & Resorts’ VIP ¿ Very Important Pet ¿ package...
Astronaut Jack Fischer took the Dream Chaser winged spacecraft for a spin, rocketing down from 10,000 feet, bucking through 60 seconds of turbulence to land hard on the runway in the Mojave desert in southern California. Then he tried it again. And...
Tags: SpaceX, NASA, Technology, Space Programs, Science and Technology
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