Archive for May, 2011

Suddenly Everyone Is Warning About The Next Financial Collapse

Suddenly Everyone Is Warning About The Next Financial Collapse

Are we about to see a repeat of 2008 (or something even worse)? Suddenly all kinds of people are coming out of the woodwork and warning that we could be on the verge of the next major financial collapse. Of course many economists and financial pundits just enjoy hearing themselves talk, and...
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Hilo Man on Moped Killed in Downtown Hit and Run Crash

updated June 1, 2011 A 22-year-old Hilo man was killed Saturday (May 28) from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle/moped crash at the intersection of Kino’ole Street and Hualālai Street in Hilo. The victim was identified as Theodore V. Braxton of Hilo. Braxton was from Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, and a student at the University of Hawai’i at...
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TEPCO Reports Explosion at Fukushima Nuclear Plant: Did the Reactor 4 Fuel Pool Collapse?

TEPCO Reports Explosion at Fukushima Nuclear Plant: Did the Reactor 4 Fuel Pool Collapse?

TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) has reported an explosion at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. There were no reported injuries or spikes in radioactivity around the plant. Dow Jones Newswires reports that, The explosion was heard around 0530 GMT as wreckage was being removed by remotely controlled heavy machinery on the southern side of the...
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Extreme Couponing: Desperate Economic Times Call For Desperate Measures

Extreme Couponing: Desperate Economic Times Call For Desperate Measures

Even in the midst of a horrific economic decline, there are tools that all of us can use to make the most of our limited resources.  This includes doing some things that many of us never imagined that we would do.  A couple of months ago I never would have imagined that I would...
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Roger Christie Reaches Out from Detention

Aloha to you Mike, and to your readers. Thanks for all your kindness and support. It matters ~ and we feel it. I’m doing pretty well considering the situation. I’m really UP spiritually, emotionally, mentally; physically OK. There’s purpose, meaning and love in my life, that’s why. In many ways...
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