Archive for February, 2016

It’s Stephen Curry’s Game Now

Monday, February 29th, 2016:

If you have somehow missed watching the Golden State Warriors this season, you might have a quaint notion of how basketball is played. You might believe, for instance, that 3-point shots are difficult. Or that players should generally avoid hoisting jumpers 35 feet from the basket. Or that, in the N.B.A., a team cannot clinch a playoff berth in February, with six weeks left in the season. None of that is true anymore, thanks to one player: Stephen Curry, a butterfly with a jump shot who is reshaping people’s understanding of the game. Jargon usually found on airport bookstore display […] Read More →

2 women struck by snowmobile in Sheshatshiu hit and run

Monday, February 29th, 2016:

Police in Labrador are looking for the driver of a snowmobile that struck two pedestrians in front of a Sheshatshiu church on Friday. RCMP said they received a complaint around 7 p.m., that a collision happened in front of the Gospel Fellowship Church on McKenzie Drive. Police said two women were walking when they were hit by the snowmobile. The driver took off and the women were brought to hospital with injuries.  Police issued a statement Monday evening asking for witnesses to come forward. Source link Read More →

Zika 'might cause' paralysis syndrome

Monday, February 29th, 2016:

Image copyright AP New research gives the first evidence that Zika virus might cause a severe neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome. The study was carried out using blood samples from 42 patients who became ill in a previous outbreak. The Lancet authors say they developed the neurological problems around six days after Zika infection. Leading scientists described the study as “compelling”. Zika was declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in early February. The virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, has caused alarm in central and south America because of its suspected links […] Read More →

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