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Second Fatal Skydiving Accident In Less Than A Month

PERRIS | April 16, 2011

Skydiving AccidentThe third death and second fatal skydiving accident at a popular location in less than a month have authorities Saturday investigating a midair tragedy between two skydivers that collided in Perris on Friday at about 2:45 p.m. that left one injured and unfortunately, another man dead near the Perris Valley Airport.

On March 31, two skydivers also collided midair and plummeted 200 feet to their deaths, one of which was Patrick McGowan, a veteran skydiving instructor who boasted more than 17,000 jumps.

According to a news release by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the men’s parachutes in the accident Friday appear to have become entangled during the collision. The victims had been identified as 33-year old Turci Yuri and 31-year old Jakob Jensen, both from Canada. After the accident, the two were rushed to a local hospital. It is unclear at the present time as to which of the two died shortly after arrival.

 

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OPT OUT – Violent Torpedo of Truth: Defeat is Not an Option…Although Tickets Are Still Available!

Fans Saturday night at the opening of Charlie Sheen’s Violent Torpedo of Truth: Defeat is Not an Option in Detroit opted out of the show and some reportedly left after just 15 minutes. Many of those that remained booed the actor off the stage that after an hour ended when Sheen never returned from a musical break according to a BBC News report.

Charlie Sheen, 45 and fired from the hit-show Two and a Half Men last month, opened Violent Torpedo of Truth show in Detroit Saturday night as the beginning of a tour of 22 shows, 20 of which are in the U.S. and Canada, according to BBC News, and if Saturday night in Detroit was any indication of the level of success Sheen is going to experience from the show, perhaps Charlie Sheen may experience reality after all.

CNN reports that Ticketmaster lists on its website 19 shows in 18 U.S. cities with 3 shows in Canada, corroborating the total number of shows listed the BBC News report….

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Talking about Should Americans be allowed to import and purchase safe and affordable prescription drugs from other nations?

Prescription DrugsRead The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Discourages Americans From Personal Importation of Prescription Medications From Foreign Countries an article I wrote for Helium.com and find out why.  The article discusses that although restrictions have eased in purchasing prescription drugs from other countries due to the rise in costs, numerous discrepancies exist from the time the medicine is manufactured to how it is packaged and sold up until the time it arrives that make purchasing such medication a risk that may not be one to take.

 

 

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