Saturday, May 9, 2009

WEEK IN REVIEW: May 3-9, 2009

Amongst the events that have occurred over this past week:
*While there were not as many celebrations south of the border to mark the event, Tuesday was Cinco De Mayo.
*The Swine Flu claimed another death in the United States, bringing the total number of casualties up to 2. The current victim was allegedly someone who actually refused treatment, thinking they would get over it on their own. While the disease is still a global concern, medical personnel are doing their best to combat it.
*New fighting has broken out in Pakistan, causing a shortage of space at refuge facilities.
*Sun spots will be entering a potentially more active phase over the coming months, bringing with it the traditional possibility of interference with electronic devices such as cell phones, black berries, radios, etc.
*Wildfires in Santa Barbera County are the catalyst for over 30,000 evacuees in California.
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