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article imageTopFinds: Georgia frozen after ice storm, Idaho goes after elk

By David Silverberg     Feb 1, 2014 in Internet
Our Digital Journalist in Georgia tracks the state's recovery from a paralyzing ice storm. Idaho ranchers are encouraged to kill elk, but why? What you need to know about the $37,995 bathtub. Learn more in this week's TopFinds.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists reported on horrific ice storms, the latest sports updates, concert reviews, odd arts news and much more.
We also highlight some of the major topics Digital Journalists have been covering recently. Note you can see the trending topics at the top of any page on our news network, in the black bar.

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Top Digital Journal Reports

'Southern Freeze 2014' in coastal Georgia (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Kay Mathews
A local news station has labeled the winter blast hitting Georgia and, in particular, the Savannah area as "Southern Freeze 2014." Icy conditions have caused schools, businesses and bridges to close.
Op-Ed: More Updates: Paralyzed Marine denied VA benefits (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Nancy Houser
Sgt. Miller has been called a liar continuously since his story came out about being a quadriplegic due to a back surgery. Unfortunately, one reader has taken it upon himself to shut everything down that is helping Bob. But proof comes out daily....
Review: Adam Lambert stuns on cover of Jessie Ware's 'Wildest Moments' (Includes first-hand account) by Markos Papadatos
Grammy-nominated pop singer Adam Lambert is no stranger to taking songs from other artists, twisting them, and making them his own.
Adam Lambert in Los Angeles
Adam Lambert in Los Angeles
With permission by Reuters / Danny Moloshok
Review: 'Stay in school' ad terrifies, but will the message stick? (Includes first-hand account) by Michael Thomas
A video posted Tuesday has been quickly making the Internet rounds, starting out as an innocent trip to the beach and quickly turning into an nightmare.
Review: Luke Bryan crashes his Madison Square Garden, New York City party (Includes first-hand account) by Markos Papadatos
Country superstar Luke Bryan played Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 25 as part of his "That's My Kind of Night" tour. Country singers Lee Brice and Cole Swindell served as his opening acts.

Top Images

Journalists vie to ask questions of UN-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi (L) and UN Secret...
Journalists vie to ask questions of UN-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi (L) and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon during a press conference closing the Geneva II peace talks on January 22, 2014 in Montreux
Fabrice Coffrini, AFP
Young Palestinian refugees who fled the Yarmuk refugee camp in Syria peer out of their tent as they ...
Young Palestinian refugees who fled the Yarmuk refugee camp in Syria peer out of their tent as they prepare to move to new UN-built houses at a refugee camp in Sidon, Lebanon, on January 31, 2014
Mahmoud Zayyat, AFP
Anti-government protesters rest near an open fire  as temperatures reach minus 20 degrees Celsius (m...
Anti-government protesters rest near an open fire, as temperatures reach minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit) at a barricade near Independence Square in Kiev, January 30, 2014
Reuters / Gleb Garanich
A man uses binoculars as opposition protesters guard a road block in central Kiev on January 31  201...
A man uses binoculars as opposition protesters guard a road block in central Kiev on January 31, 2014
Sergei Supinsky, AFP
An anti-government activist stands on a barricade of the opposition in Kiev on January 28  2014
An anti-government activist stands on a barricade of the opposition in Kiev on January 28, 2014
Sergey Gapon, AFP
Women holding icons kneel in front of riot police in Kiev on January 24  2014
Women holding icons kneel in front of riot police in Kiev on January 24, 2014
Sergei Supinsky, AFP
A protestor points a gun during clashes with riot police in the centre of Kiev on January 22  2014
A protestor points a gun during clashes with riot police in the centre of Kiev on January 22, 2014
Vasily Maximov, AFP
A Thai anti-government protester takes cover and aims his gun before shooting towards pro-election p...
A Thai anti-government protester takes cover and aims his gun before shooting towards pro-election protesters in Bangkok on February 1, 2014
Nicolas Asfouri, AFP
A Russian police officer keeps watch at the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi
A Russian police officer keeps watch at the Olympic Park in the Adler district of Sochi
ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK, Reuters
Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton s Old Strathcona.
Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton's Old Strathcona.
Freshman first baseman Michael Hoard awaits the throw during an an intrasquad game.
Freshman first baseman Michael Hoard awaits the throw during an an intrasquad game.
Sign outside the tasting room of Boeger Winery.
Sign outside the tasting room of Boeger Winery.
Raindrop on American Holly leaf frozen in time.  Savannah  GA  1/29/14
Raindrop on American Holly leaf frozen in time. Savannah, GA 1/29/14

In the Media

Idaho game management killing elk after killing wolves by Justin King
Ranchers in Idaho are asking the state government to help eliminate some of the state's elk population. The state is halfway through the wolf season, which was said to have been introduced to stop the wolves from attacking elk.
NBA Trade Rumors: Rajon Rondo to Houston Rockets? by Larry Seely
With the NBA trade deadline getting closer, several rumors have hit social media this past week and the latest has one of the best point guards in the league possibly on the move.
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) on the court before the start of the game against the Bro...
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo (9) on the court before the start of the game against the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden
With permission by Reuters / David Butler II / USA Today
Opera singer loses job due to uncontrollable flatulence by Natty Walker
Though it seems more likely to be a skit on SNL, an opera singer was fired from her job after undergoing surgery that left her unable to sing without farting.
Video: Swedish Marines' parody of 'Greased Lightning' goes viral by Anne Sewell
A bunch of Swedish marines based in Afghanistan decided to make a parody video of the famous "Greased Lightning" song from the 1978 movie "Grease." They never expected it to go viral but, of course, it did.
A $37,995 bathtub, bubbles not included by W. Mark Dendy
They say there is a market for everything, somewhere, and that one man's junk is another one's treasure.
But I doubt anyone looking for treasures would find a Porcelanosa “Bioprot” bathtub at a yard sale or junk yard.
Fish oils linked to brain health by Tim Sandle
New research suggests that fish oil helps with brain development, not just at childhood but through adult life. The latest study charts improvements in the brain function of post-menopausal women.
NHL Trade Rumors: Ryan Miller to Minnesota Wild? by Larry Seely
With Buffalo and Edmonton in a battle for the worst record in the NHL, reports now have the Sabres looking to deal veteran goalie Ryan Miller and it could happen before the Olympic break in two weeks.
2014 NBA Mock Draft: Best options for LA Lakers by Larry Seely
Kobe Bryant going down with another injury isn't the only reason this franchise has struggled the past two years. This team is getting old and needs an influx of younger talent and luckily and with two draft picks, help should be on the way this summer.
12 eyes but can't see color, the eyes of a shrimp revealed by Tim Sandle
Whilst the mantis shrimp eyes have 12 different photoreceptors, the crustaceans cannot easily distinguishing colors, according to a new study.
A female Odontodactylus Scyllarus mantis shrimp.
A female Odontodactylus Scyllarus mantis shrimp.
PD-USGOV
NBA Trade Rumors: Greg Monroe to Washington Wizards? by Larry Seely
The Washington Wizards have turned the corner as an NBA franchise and now are in the hunt for a spot in the Eastern Conference Playoffs, but the franchise is still lacking a powerful presence in the paint.
Houston Texans Rumors: Top targets this off-season by Larry Seely
Just one year after making the NFL Playoffs for the first time in franchise history, the Houston Texans fell hard in 2013 and will need some major upgrades across their roster to reach the success they had in 2012.
NHL Trade Rumors: Matt Moulson to Pittsburgh Penguins? by Larry Seely
With the start of the Winter Olympics quickly approaching, NHL fans and hockey experts are turning their attention towards the upcoming trade deadline and potential moves that could help some of the best teams around the league.

Power Users

  1. W. Mark Dendy
  2. Tim Sandle
  3. Brett Wilkins
  4. Anne Sewell
  5. Markos Papadatos
  6. Ken Hanly
  7. Alexander Baron
  8. Larry Seely
  9. Justin King
  10. Karen Graham
  11. Layne Weiss
  12. Leo Reyes
  13. Marcus Hondro
  14. Igor I. Solar
  15. Paula Kirman
  16. Stephen Pope
  17. Paul Wallis
  18. Steve K
  19. Mark Harradine
  20. Elizabeth Batt
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