the morning cram [dengue fever edition]
Mosquitoes are mostly just annoying, though some carry disease.
NPR reports the city of Iquitos, Peru has become a giant, open-air lab for the study of dengue fever spread by mosquitoes.
Kentucky~ 200 temp jobs will be available in western Kentucky for flood clean-up. The trial for an accused baby smotherer has been postponed. A Paducah man is arrested for making meth. A state program is helping college drop-outs get back into school. Police may not arrest you for your minor crime anymore (but you will get a fine).
Tennessee~ Gov Haslam signed a bill to extend unemployment benefits.
Illinois~ It’s Superman celebration time in Metropolis.