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Darth Vader, without a shadow of a doubt, has got to be the most infamous and prolifically known film antagonist in the history of cinema, a "master of evil," as Kenobi so accurately put it, the Sithiest of all the Sith, a deliciously dark creature who has touched all of our lives, as Star Wars...
MORRIS, Illinois - The Morris Operation, located in Morris, Illinois, is the home to the nations only high-level radioactive waste storage facility.   The site, situated next to the Dresden Generating Station, southwest of Joliet, Illinois, houses 772 tons of spent nuclear fuel rods.  When I...
The Morris Operation, located in Morris, Illinois, is the home to what is billed as the nations only high-level radioactive waste storage facility in The U.S, which stores spent Uranium 235 fuel rods from nuclear power production plants.   While all nuclear power plants have storage ponds, the...
Editor's Note: This is a developing story.  More information will be added as it comes in to the newsroom.  Provo, Utah - Portions of Lake Utah have been closed after the discivery of blooms of toxic algae.   On September 19th, 2018, The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) took samples from Utah Lake...
The Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project, or UMTRA, is a Department of Energy program to clean up uranium mill tailings, the byproduct of uranium refinement for the creation of nuclear materials used for bombs and to power nuclear power plants, totaling over five-thousand properties in ten...

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I met a man, last year, in a hotel lobby in Los Angeles, California, who first told me about Cipro poisoning, how it had ravaged his body, and devoured his life. I'd heard of Cipro, the same drug given to US soldiers to combat Anthrax exposure and had even taken it before, but was not aware of the...
In late July, Matthew Berdyck, Daily Independent Journal publisher, became the victim of an alleged crime, a robbery attempt, and an assault.   St. Joseph Police Office of Professional Standards Officer, Dan Sweiger, became involved, opened an investigation into the crime, and an investigation into...