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Too much swine flu vaccine, and more

Fewer than half of the 229 million doses of H1N1 vaccine the government bought to combat swine flu have been administered.

Too much swine flu vaccineFewer than half of the 229 million doses of H1N1 vaccine the government bought to combat swine flu have been administered, as demand fell off rapidly when panic faded. About 71 million doses already in vials and syringes will soon have to be discarded when their expiration dates pass. The Washington Post

Newark's murder-free monthMarch was the first month since 1966 in which there was not a single murder in Newark, N.J. City officials credit an aggressive new anti-crime campaign that has targeted drug dealers and illegal weapons.Newark, N.J., Star-Ledger  

Hollywood sex club, Voyeur, one of manyVoyeur, the Hollywood sex club at the center of a Republican Party scandal, is one of 3,800 “gentlemen’s clubs” in the U.S., which provide stage shows, lap dances, and scantily clad waitresses for a clientele of wealthy businessmen, corporate executives, sports figures, and celebrities. The New York Times

Applications for financial aid soarColleges received more than a million more applications for federal financial aid in early 2009 than in early 2008. “There are folks who used to make $100,000 to $200,000 a year who are coming to see us,” said one college financial-aid officer.The Wall Street Journal 

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