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Exxon's Mayflower Tar Sands Spill Updates

Exxon power-washes spilled tar sands oil into an area wetlands; A 22-foot gash was discovered in the ruptured Pegasus pipeline; Documents suggest that Exxon may have known something was wrong with the pipeline hours earlier than claimed; Exxon's lobbyists attempt to re-write history while the corporation tries to win over the community with its checkbook and health problems emerge in the area.

Vietnam Veteran Faces Foreclosure By US Bank

Vietnam Veteran John Vinje and his wife spent Memorial Day wondering where they would possibly go if they lose their home in a foreclosure sale scheduled for Tuesday. After falling behind on their mortgage payments when his wife became ill

Death By Foreclosure

The economists concluded in a paper published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research that an increase of 100 foreclosures corresponded to a 7.2% rise in emergency room visits and hospitalizations for hypertension, and an 8.1% increase for diabetes, among people aged 20 to 49.