Friday, June 13, 2008

News Roundup, 6/13/08

Posted By on Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 9:24 AM

CDC: 228 cases of illness related to tainted tomatoes: Since mid-April cases of salmonella poisoning in 23 states have been related to contaminated raw red plum, red round and red Roma tomatoes. Many stores and restaurants have taken these tomatoes off their shelves and menus.

Full story: CNN.com

'Uncharted territory' as city floods in Iowa: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is under water as the Cedar River continues to rise. More than 10, 000 people have been evacuated from their homes while 176 patients have been moved from a Cedar Rapids hospital. The river was at 30.9 feet early this morning and is expected to crest at 31.8 feet. A flood in 1993 caused the river to crest at 19.27 feet and was considered the worst flood in recent history.

Full story: MSNBC.com

'Don't panic-buy' motorists urged: Shell tanker drivers in the United Kingdom are striking for a pay increase. Officials have warned the public that some gas stations may run out of fuel, especially since almost one in ten stations receive Shell gasoline.

Full story: BBC News

Soriano hopes return from injury takes less than six weeks: Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano plans to do therapy every day and see how his broken hand feels after two weeks. His injury comes just after recovering from a calf injury.

Full story: ESPN.com

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