The Columbus Dispatch : Better off today? Income figures say Ohioans aren't: "poverty marks a new high in Ohio over the past four decades...[statewide] median income was $30,499 in 2004, $40 less than it was in 1993. Income rose during the first seven years of that span, but since 2000, it's dropped every year....[I]ncome fell in all but 25 of Ohio's 612 school districts between 2000 and 2004."
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 06/12/2007 | Senate is close to a deal on a bill to ban the use of asbestos
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 06/12/2007 | Senate is close to a deal on a bill to ban the use of asbestos Didn't think that was necessary, didya? Chlorine bleach (and products such as paper bleached with chlorine): asbestos in, dioxin out. Mmmmmmmm.
Analysts say uranium may soar to $US200 - Business - Business: "The New York Mercantile Exchange started a market for uranium futures last month."
Posted by Susan at 11.6.07
Global military spending hits $1.2 trillion: study - Yahoo! News: "The United States spent $529 billion" China spent 1/10th of that.