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  • Brittany Murphy
    Brittany Murphy’s death should be re-examined, experts say
    Recent revelations about poisoning as a likely cause of Brittany Murphy’s untimely demise caused furor all over the world. Sudden deaths of the 32-year-old movie star and her 40-year-old husband, Simon Monjack, were always seen as highly...
  • Grand Canyon mine: Poor market for mine impedes progress, uranium 'paused'
    Grand Canyon mine: Poor market for mine impedes progress, uranium 'paused'
    A Grand Canyon mine is on hold for now, as a poor market and various legal obstacles are impeding the progress of the uranium mine. Although Energy Fuels, Inc., has allegedly had their sights set for quite some time on sinking a metal mine very...
  • Activists Rally Against Fracking Outside California EPA Office
    Where does radon gas come from?
    Close to 1 in 15 homes in the U.S. have elevated levels of radioactive gas known as radon, but where does radon gas come from? You can't taste, smell, or see radon. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, radon is the...
  • North Korea: will produce even more nuclear weapons material
    North Korea will produce even more nuclear weapons material
    Top news coming in to a warm San Francisco today is about North Korea.North Korea has now told press that they will increase their production of nuclear weapons. They will do so by “readjusting and restarting” a plant that will enrich...
  • People leisurely paddle past Limerick nuclear power station in Pennsylvania
    Limerick nuclear power plant has 1143 metric tons of uranium spent fuel on site
    Congressman Shimkus is not a man to be trifled with. So when he came to the House floor and gave a speech on July 19, 2012 people took some notice.The Congressman called attention to a very serious problem going on at a nuclear power plant called...
  • DHS
    Iranian and Chinese nationals indicted for exporting nuclear materials
    After a lengthy investigation by ICE and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), a federal grand jury handed down an indictment accusing Chinese and Iranian nationals of trying to illegally purchase and export materials used to enrich uranium.The...
  • Leon Panetta and Irans Nuclear Weapon
    Secretary of Defense says Iran will NOT get a nuclear weapon
    U.S. Defense secretary Leon Panetta is quoted to have said in an interview with CBS that Iran is on track to be able and have a nuclear bomb in a few months and also that Iran was not going to be allowed to have a nuclear weapon. When pressed what...
  • John King, Artist
    Santa Fe Indian Market 2011 Navajo Artists Strong Presence
    Here is a slide show from a photo essay of Navajo artists, sculptors, silversmiths and weavers at this year's Santa Fe Indian Market that I made for the Navajo Times. The photo essay appeared on page C-5, August 25, 2011, but not online. Due...
  • Do we need more nuclear power plants?
    Do we need more nuclear power plants?
    Your Albuquerque Judaism Examiner is now also a regular commentator on KUNM Public Radio 89.9!KUNM 89.9 FM Public Radio aired an audio version of this commentary during NPR's All Things Considered. You can visit the KUNM Newsroom and listen to...
  • Japan tsunami: Fears that nuclear meltdown could cause worldwide health problems
    Japan tsunami: Fears that nuclear meltdown could cause worldwide health problems
    The devastating earthquake that slammed Japan Friday continues to take a toll. There are growing concerns of a possible nuclear crisis and the threat of multiple meltdowns, as more than 170,000 people were evacuated from the quake- and tsunami...
  • New Mexico Mining Museum in Grants
    New Mexico Mining Museum in Grants
    There are some other things to see, some cultural artifacts and such, but the real star is definitely the underground museum. Visitors enter an elevator and go down one floor, into the subterranean world of an underground mine.Going Underground in...
  • Colorado's New Uranium Boom in Paradox
    Colorado's New Uranium Boom in Paradox
    The sleepy town of Bedrock, CO might be about to boom in a way that it has not experienced since the days of the Gold Rush and the Wild West - or, perhaps more fittingly, the Manhattan Project. Bedrock, located at the eastern end of Paradox Valley...