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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. Strange but True Headlines
News events from around the country to make you smile
3. 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.
4. Tezcuco Plantation Destroyed By Fire
This article is about the tragic fire that destroyed a very historic Louisiana plantation home.
5. Birth Control Approved in Maine Middle School
School board approves the distribution of birth control pills to sixth-graders without parental consent.
6. 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.
7. History of Flu Epidemics
Over the decades, the flu has become easier and easier to deal with. In the past, the flu has claimed millions of lives due to poor sanitary conditions and medical resources.
8. Sandra Bullock Weds And Star Trek's
This news item is about the wedding of actress Sandra Bullock and the death of Star Trek´s beloved actor James Doohan.
9. Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages
A look at same-sex marriages and how they are recognized in the United States.
10. Maine Man Investigated Over Facebook Post
A man in Maine got a visit from the Secret Service after making racist and violent comments toward President Obama on Facebook.
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