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Mosquitoes in Tulsa County test positive for West Nile Virus | www.fox23.com

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa Health Department officials confirmed a sampling of mosquitoes from Tulsa County tested positive for West Nile virus.Officials said It is important for residents to remember to take precautions against WNV. At this time, there have been no confirmed cases of WNV in humans in Tulsa County; however, they said the months of July through October are typically the highest risk months for exposure to WNV in Oklahoma.

via Mosquitoes in Tulsa County test positive for West Nile Virus | www.fox23.com.

“Wild” in theaters December 5

With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone. WILD powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddens, strengthens, and ultimately heals her.

http://www.foxsearchlight.com/wild/ 

Raw video of Montana train derailment aftermath

Train derails west of Missoula, spilling airplane parts into river | KRTV.com

NEAR ALBERTON — A Montana Rail Link train en-route from Kansas City, Missouri, to Renton, Washington, derailed near Alberton west of Missoula on Thursday, sending three cars of aircraft components into the Clark Fork River.

via Train derails west of Missoula, spilling airplane parts into river | KRTV.com.

Ebola virus: Can nations stop deadliest ever outbreak from spreading? – CNN.com

(CNN) — African ministers and health experts are meeting in Ghana with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further.

The World Health Organization has warned that “drastic action” is needed to halt the killer in its tracks.

It reports there have been 759 cases, including 467 deaths, in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia as of June 30. The outbreak began in March.

via Ebola virus: Can nations stop deadliest ever outbreak from spreading? – CNN.com.

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