Radioactive Water From Japan Plant Leaking Into Pacific; Arkansas Students Must Pull Up Pants
- Officials say that highly radioactive water is leaking into the Pacific from a crippled reactor at Fukushima Daiichi. Water from a concrete pit has been seen escaping through a crack into the ocean; radiation levels in that pit have been measured at "1,000 millisieverts per hour, which is more than 330 times the dose an average resident of an industrialized country naturally receives in a year." The Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to stop the leak by filling the crack with concrete. [CNN]
- Arkansas has outlawed baggy pants in public schools. The Arkansas state legislature is taking care of very important business! [NYDN]
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