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Here are the top ten articles for the Current Events Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Whale meat becomes lunch and pet food in Japan
Despite worldwide ban on whaling, Japan has a glut of whale meat on the market
2. Stomach Flu Information
The stomach flu is NOT the flu that vaccines are for each winter. The vaccines are for influenza, while the stomach flu is a mild virus that affects your intestines.
3. Tezcuco Plantation Destroyed By Fire
This article is about the tragic fire that destroyed a very historic Louisiana plantation home.
4. Strange but True Headlines
News events from around the country to make you smile
5. WikiLeaks and the US Espionage and Sedition Acts
Julian Assange has been apprehended and denied bail. In the midst of this, the continued release of sensitive documents identifying locations vital to the U.S. national security has again compromised its safety. Should he be prosecuted under these U.S. Acts?
6. FDA Debating New Food Nutrition Symbols
The FDA is meeting to consider whether new symbols on food packages will help shoppers make smarter choices.
7. The Flu Vaccine - History and Information
A vaccine for the flu virus was discovered in 1944, due to the work of Dr. Salk and Dr. Francis. Each year, the CDC guesses which strain will be most common and puts out a vaccine for that strain.
8. Obama tells Congress to do their job
Overview of President Obama's press conference on June 29, 2011.
9. Teenage Girl Dies From Hockey Puck Blow
This article is about 14-year-old Brittanie Cecil who died from being hit by a flying hockey puck at an NHL game last Saturday.
10. Baseball Fans Rejoice As Opening Day Arrives
Baseball fans rejoice as another opening day arrives. Which teams will make it to October?
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