*New information recently come to light in the investigation of the recent air collision over the Hudson River reveals that one air traffic control officer was too busy making a personal call, and thought they could do so because the supervisor was not even in the room at the time of the crash.
*Having served the prison sentence for his participation in dog fighting activities, football player Michael Vicks has now signed with the Philadelphia Eagles.
*Famed guitarist Les Paul passed away this week, as did Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
*This month marks the closest Mars will ever be to Earth, and is easily visible in the night sky as the moon.
*The Perseid meteor shower was this week.
*This week marks the 40th anniversary of the original Woodstock music festival, and I think we could all use a little more peace and tranquility in our lives. Don't you?
But the biggest news item this week is the on going debates across the country about Health Care reform, with misinformation springing up all over the place.
A lot of pundits fear how this could effect passage of the bill when Congress resumes its activities after Labor Day and put the measure to an official vote.
For the straight truth about just what IS in the Health Care reform act, please go to www.whitehouse.gov ; www.healthreform.gov ; or www.snopes.com for actual, ACCURATE information.
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