KUVO/KVJZ http://kuvo.org en Near Crash Site, Stories Of The Jet Cleave Closely To Russian Version http://kuvo.org/post/near-crash-site-stories-jet-cleave-closely-russian-version Following the downing of the Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, local residents have been talking about the event — but the picture is being distorted by a propaganda campaign in local media. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:50:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 8558 at http://kuvo.org University Would Study Health Issues In Polluted Town http://kuvo.org/post/university-would-study-health-issues-polluted-town Residents of an upstate New York town who've long associated their illnesses with the air they breathe may finally get some answers about the health effects of living next to a toxic polluter.<p>People who live in Tonawanda, N.Y., live in the shadow of Tonawanda Coke Corp., whose ovens heat coal into material used for the iron and steel industries, and release toxic chemicals into the air.<p>The residents' long fight to definitively link the pollution with their illnesses, and to hold Tonawanda Coke accountable, were profiled in NPR's 2011 investigation <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/11/10/1 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:49:00 +0000 Robert Benincasa 8560 at http://kuvo.org University Would Study Health Issues In Polluted Town Tree Planted To Honor Beatle Killed By Beetles http://kuvo.org/post/tree-planted-honor-beatle-killed-beetles Flowers may grow so incredibly high, as the Beatles once sang, but trees — not so much.<p>Actually, a pine tree planted in Los Angeles a decade ago to honor former Beatle George Harrison reached a height of 12 feet, before succumbing recently.<p>To an infestation. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:46:00 +0000 Alan Greenblatt 8561 at http://kuvo.org Inflation Came In Low Again, But Are There Bubbles? http://kuvo.org/post/inflation-came-low-again-are-there-bubbles Want to borrow money for a car or a home this fall?<p>Oddly enough, the interest rates available months from now for big-ticket items may be determined by the prices you pay today for everyday consumer goods. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:39:00 +0000 Marilyn Geewax 8562 at http://kuvo.org Inflation Came In Low Again, But Are There Bubbles? Amid CAR's Bloodshed, Thousands Dead And Little Help For The Living http://kuvo.org/post/amid-cars-bloodshed-thousands-dead-and-little-help-living Sectarian violence erupted between Muslims and Christians in the Central African Republic just over a year ago. According to Sylvain Groulx of Doctors Without Borders, the conflict's casualty count is staggering: One in three families there have lost at least one family member. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 editor 8568 at http://kuvo.org