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10/29/2009

Fight erupts in line at Nevada swine flu clinic

#swineflu "A fight broke out Thursday at a Reno, Nev., clinic giving shots for swine flu when someone reportedly tried to cut in line.Washoe County Health District spokeswoman Judy Davis says she didn't have any details of the incident, but it involved people in high-risk groups waiting for a chance to get the shot.A witness told the Reno Gazette-Journal that a man took a swing at a woman, then jumped on her and they fell to the ground." More... Read More
10/29/2009

Calif. jury awards $16M in radio contestant death

"A Sacramento County jury has awarded $16.5 million to the family of a 28-year-old woman who died after participating in a radio station's water-drinking contest.Jennifer Strange, a mother of three, died of acute water intoxication in January 2007 after the challenge to see which contestant could drink the most water without going to the bathroom. A Nintendo Wii video game system was the prize for winning the 'Hold Your Wee for a Wii' contest.On Thursday, jurors found Philadelphia-based Entercom Communications... Read More