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  • Deep Sea Oil Plumes, Dispersant Endanger Reefs

    Deep Sea Oil Plumes, Dispersant Endanger Reefs
    The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has already spewed plumes over ecologically sensitive reefs, part of a stalled marine sanctuary proposal that would have restrict drilling in a large swath of the northern part of the vital waterway. Marine...
  • Deepwater Mystery: Oil Loose In The Gulf

    Deepwater Mystery: Oil Loose In The Gulf
    Streaming video of oil pouring from the seafloor and images of dead, crude-soaked birds serve as visual bookends to the natural calamity unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico. But independent scientists and government officials say another disaster is...
  • Gulf oil full of methane, adding new concerns

    Gulf oil full of methane, adding new concerns
    It is an overlooked danger in oil spill crisis: The crude gushing from the well contains vast amounts of natural gas that could pose a serious threat to the Gulf of Mexico's fragile ecosystem. The oil emanating from the seafloor contains about 40 percent...
  • Morris' wild NCAA-title ride

    Morris' wild  NCAA-title ride
    Michelle Morris was surprised when her mom handed her the May 24th issue of Sports Illustrated and she saw her name and face staring back at her with a small write-up. Sports Illustrated included Morris in a "Faces in the Crowd" segment. The item...
  • Simple elixir called a 'miracle liquid'

    It's a kitchen degreaser. It's a window cleaner. It kills athlete's foot. Oh, and you can drink it. Sounds like the old "Saturday Night Live" gag for Shimmer, the faux floor polish plugged by Gilda Radner. But the elixir is real. It has been approved...
  • Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    As the World Health Organization raised its infectious disease alert level Wednesday and health officials confirmed the first death linked to swine flu inside U.S. borders, scientists studying the virus are coming to the consensus that this hybrid...
  • Vigil Held For Journalists Jailed in North Korea

    Vigil Held For Journalists Jailed in North Korea
    The sister of an American journalist sentenced with a co-worker to 12 years in a North Korean labor camp said Thursday that they're seeking a pardon as their only hope for freedom. Lisa Ling told The Associated Press that her sister, Laura, made the plea...
  • Tulane Makes List of Top Party Schools

    Tulane Makes List of Top Party Schools
    The nation's top party schools, according to Princeton Review's 2009 survey of 122,000 students. 1. Penn State University, State College, Pa. 2. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla. 3. University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss. 4. University of...
  • Zach Daniel

    Zach Daniel
    Zach Daniel is the Emmy Award winning Chief Meteorologist for WTVR. His weathercasts can be seen weeknights on CBS 6 at 5, 5:30, 6, 7 and 11. Zach grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and has had a keen interest in weather since his early childhood. He's no...
  • At UCF med school, life lessons from a dummy

    At UCF med school, life lessons from a dummy
    In a University of Central Florida classroom, a robotic mannequin named David lay on a hospital bed moaning in pain like a sick animatronic Disney character. "Oooooh. It hurts. It hurts," the dummy groaned, its chest rising and falling with the help of...
  • Not All Fibers Created Equal

    Not All Fibers Created Equal
    If your diet lacks fiber, it's your own fault. High levels of the cholesterol-lowering, regularity-inducing substance can now be found in many breads, pastas, cereals - even yogurts, cakes and juices. Some foods, such as whole wheat bread, are...
  • Saints Make Final Cuts

    New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Saturday a number of transactions in order for the team to reach the league-mandated roster level of 53 players to begin the regular season. The Saints have placed...