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Telephone scam costs citizen thousands

Telephone scam costs citizen thousands

Taran Sun, Managing Editor

March 19, 2014

A San Francisco senior citizen was recently victimized by a phone scam and lost in excess of $12,000. According to the police, the victim was called by a person who said they were from the Department of Homeland Security. The supposed Homeland Security agent informed the victim that he had won $2...

Airports kill thousands of birds annually to protect passengers

Airports kill thousands of birds annually to protect passengers

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

May 24, 2013

It is not too well known that airports protect passengers by keeping birds away from the runways. All major airports can apply for a permit to shoot birds out of the sky. They are only allowed to shoot them if they pose a threat to airplanes. According to the  Federal Aviation Administration,...

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