Category Archives: CNN – US

US Nuclear Power Plants Fast Facts

US Nuclear Power Plants Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at nuclear power plants in the United States.The nuclear power reactor units provide the United States with about 20% of its electricity. Other Facts:The Nuclear RegulatoMORE

Space Shuttle Program Fast Facts

Space Shuttle Program Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at NASA’s Space Shuttle Program which ended in 2011 after 135 missions.Facts:The space shuttle is the “world’s first reusable spacecraft,” launching like a rocket, orbitingMORE

Jim McGreevey Fast Facts

Jim McGreevey Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the life of former Governor of New Jersey Jim McGreevey.Personal:Birth date: August 6, 1957Birth place: Jersey City, New JerseyBirth name: James Edward McGreeveyMORE

Apple Fast Facts

Apple Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about Apple, Inc, home of tech products like the Mac computer, iPhone, iPad and iPod.Facts:The corporate headquarters are in Cupertino, California.TiMORE

September 11 Terror Attacks Fast Facts

September 11 Terror Attacks Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here is a look at the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.Facts:Nineteen men hijacked four fuel-loaded US commercial airplanes bound for west coast destinations. A total of 2,977 peopMORE

Blogs

The Real Deep State

The time has come to place greater public scrutiny on some of the “less important” elements of local government.  The City of Oshkosh has a number of advisory boards and commissions that for years served as mere sounding boards or rubber stamps for proposals that came out of city departments.  But now, those board are…

The Biggest Loser

In a field of eight active candidates, there were bound to be some Democrats running for governor yesterday that were going to finish way behind–and six of those on the ballot failed to garner double digit support, while Superintendent Tony Evers was over 40%.  But it was the candidate that finished third in the race…

A Glaring Lack of Perspective

Back in the day when America got its information in the half-hour nightly newscasts on the broadcast networks, newsroom editors had the difficult–but important–job of deciding what stories were of enough importance to warrant some of that precious airtime.  Those editors and producers were blessed with a sense of perspective as to what was really…