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Opinion

The balancing act: Voodoo science

By From page A4 | December 02, 2013

If you haven’t heard by now, a terrible typhoon named Haiyan struck in the central Philippine island of Leyte killing upwards of 5,000 people. Leyte is some 350 miles to the southeast of the capital city of Manila which is on the largest island of the Philippines, Luzon. Some are claiming it was the most powerful typhoon ever with winds that reached 235 mph. Photographs showed massive destruction of towns and villages, some even showed small ships that could be 200 feet long resting upright on land. It was a terrible storm.

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