Japan partly lifts U.S., Canada poultry ban after bird flu
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:56:16 GMT
Japan's Farm Ministry on Friday partiality lifted a ban on imports of live poultry and poultry meat from the United States and Canada following an outbreak of bird flu. Imports from the eight U.S. states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, Kansas, Arkansas, Montana and Indiana, and Canadian Province of British Columbia will resume after restrictions were imposed for up to nearly nine months, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said in a statement.
Women doctors could bring the NHS to its knees, says Dr Max
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:55:52 GMT
This week the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health warned that children's wards face closure because so many paediatricians are now women and have gone on maternity leave or work part time We are facing a crisis in the NHS. It's not a crisis caused by obesity, or dementia or binge-drinking.
Week 2: Vote for the Friday Night Football 16 Spirit Award
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:38:25 GMT
John Glenn High School won our first 16 Spirit Award of the year last week, picking up a big 26-20 opening week victory over Rochester. It was Damon Groves' first game as the Falcons' head coach.
Indiana elementary students contact astronaut in space
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:50:19 GMT
Students at a northern Indiana elementary school have made a very long distance call to the International Space Station as it orbited the Earth over the Midwest. On Thursday, hundreds of students and staff at Maconaquah Elementary School in Bunker Hill packed into the auditorium to hear Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui via HAM radio.
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:50:05 GMT
Indiana State University says it has set an enrollment record with nearly 13,600 students on the Terre Haute campus. School officials say the fall semester enrollment increased by about 400 students from last year to top the previous high that was set in 1970.
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