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Experts say the eye-popping costs of Governor Brown’s plan to build two giant water tunnels far outweigh the financial benefits. And taxpayers may be left holding the bag.
(Associated Press) | Updated December 27, 2013 – 9:16am
Director of lifeguards Federico Cornier said Thursday that thousands of bathers were cooling off from 100-degree temperatures in the Parana River in Rosario on Wednesday when bathers suddenly began complaining of bite marks on their hands and feet.
He blamed the attack on palometas, “a type of piranha, big, voracious and with sharp teeth that can really bite.”
Paramedic Alberto Manino said some children he treated lost entire digits. He told the Todo Noticias channel that city beaches were closed, but it was so hot that within a half-hour, many people went back to the water.
“A man says ‘I do’ to a tree in Argentina. Environmental activist and actor, Richard Torres, walked down the aisle to draw attention to global environmental concerns. He placed symbolic offerings at the bottom of the tree before saying his vows and switching rings. He even gave the tree a kiss, and a lick. A crowd of onlookers cheered him on.” w/ photos + video