The Vox Box archive for Nov. 2007

FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2007

THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2007

MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2007

SUNDAY, NOV. 25, 2007

Favorite Heros!

Vote for your favorite real life hero here!In the meantime, who's your favorite hero, real life or not?I like spiderman! He sacrifices his own well being for the greater good of those he cares about and complete strangers. He understands his power, and responsibility.Batman is...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2007

SWAT Team Raids Wrong Home

I thought the headline was funny, but when I saw the rest of the story I was less than thrilled.Thus ends my mindset of the infallible security force that was SWAT. But what are childhood fantasies for besides being crushed?Ok, that's a little extreme, but...

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Cannon Rock

No, we're not launching geological projectiles from dated weaponry, we're making music.duh. You should stop thinking everything is a violent weapon. It's not healthy.

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Third grader saves best friend...

...with the Heimlich!If any of my friends are reading right now, y'all suck compared to THIS kid. Jeesh... My friends would have laughed while I gasped for breath.Third grader saves best friendQUESTION: Have you ever had to use a life-saving technique like this?

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And... your creepy, big-time of the day...

Met Zach Dunlap. Brain dead after and SUV accident and while being prepared for organ transplant, he grabbed a nurse's arm...See the details, here...Pronounced dead, man lives onYIKES!!Neighbors and family say this miracle was the result of the power of prayer. QUESTION: Have you ever...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2007

New Stem Cell Method

On Nov. 19, two teams of scientists declared their triumph that was a new method of harvesting stem-cells. Using skin.All they had to do, the scientists said, was add four genes. The genes reprogrammed the chromosomes of the skin cells, making the cells into blank...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 18, 2007

SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2007

THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2007

Traffic school would dismiss tickets

Deputy Mike Brooks of the Spokane County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit aims his radar gun at cars along Ft. George Wright Drive in Spokane on Wednesday. The county is considering a new traffic school where motorists could get minor tickets erased. (DAN PELLE The Spokesman-Review)With...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2007

TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2007

SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2007

Global Warming a Scam?

John Coleman, the meteorologist who founded the weather channel, wrote a heavy handed article calling global warming a scam.This is interesting that a major, respected scientist would go so solidly against such a majorly supported scientific "fact," so it's a fair assumption that there's some...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2007

FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2007

THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2007

Illinois girl gets detention for hugging

A thirteen year-old middle school student received detention for giving two hugs to her friends. The actions, according to the school, violated a ban against public displays of affection.The superintendent justified his decision, saying "hugs lead to other things" and that they are "distracting" to...

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