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No Damage Reported After 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Eastern Japan

A 7.0magnitude earth quake struck japan on Sunday leaving no apparent  damage. The quake struck near the island  of Torishima 370 miles away from Tokyo japan. Buildings were shaking but suffered no damage. Many trains had to be delayed fore safety checks. Power plants were not damaged including the power plant in northeast japan witch was hit in march of 2011, a local reporter said to ANN The earth quake on march 11 2011 left nearly 20,00 either dead ore missing. As safety Crews worked to enshure all was ok, they also check structers to enshure that their is no trace of dammage. If their is one crack in any of the structers of Japan, such as their large sky scrapers, could spell desaster as a resalt. One Crack left un-checked, could meen a collapse of the whole building if another quake hits. Its epicenter was about 230 miles below the sea, the Meterological Agency said. It did not generate a tsunami. Buildings in the Tokyo area shook, but no damage or injuries were reported.

Mom Charged with the Murder of her Son.

Affton, MO – A women in Missouri, Shelby Dasher, was charged today with the Murder of her 13 month old son. She originally claimed her son missing just a mere 16 hours before she was accused. A few residents walking their dog stumbled upon her sons body Tuesday near a cemetery. It was only about a mile from Shelby’s home. The County Prosecutor, Bob McCulloch, Said that Shelby admitted her doings to the police. Shelby said that she beat her son because he was crying and wouldn’t go back to sleep. “Raising children can be frustrating. There are a myriad of ways to handle that,” McCulloch said. “This isn’t one of them.”  Police Stated that Dasher reported her son missing from his crib once she had awoken after over sleeping.

More soon….

Computer programs that benifit the Blind & Visually Impaired

As many know, it is at times difficult to use a personal Computer, or to use computers in general.
The world of the sighted indavidual will use their eyes, and struggle if they have eye strain, or if the glair off the screen is too much.
While the Visually Impaired croud will use what are called, Screenreaders.
Now, a Screenreader is a downloadable program used to benifit the use of it by the Visually Impaired, by taking text on a computer, and transmitting it through Audio output, that will give the user a way to do book reports, Computer Programing anywhere from Computer Annalliest to programing for Nasa, the U.S. Military at Rollsroyce Jet Engens.
Thats right, I said the Corporation that maid the Rollsroyce Merllin Engen for the greatest World War II aircraft such as the Lancaster III, P-51 D Mustang, The P-38 Lighting, and the Spitfire.
But these Programs are also used in the Automoteave corporation aswell. as for other great jobs such as AT&T, Virision, Sprint, T-Mobile, Rebel, and many more.
The one most used at the Indianapolis Yellow Cab Company, in Indianapolis, Indiana is JAWS for Windows.
Now, Jaws stands for Job Access With Speech.
This screenreader if looking to use it, it able to do all programs on a computer for instents Microsoft Word, and the new Microsoft Word Publisher.
With it, you can make spread sheets, compose Computer Programs and write them, aswell as go on the web, and use programs such as Skype, or even Facebook & Twitter.
The bummer for this marvelous program is the price tag on it.
$1300 is the new price for it.
It use to be $1200 but with the Economey, it will not work for some people and their budgit.
Now, Jaws has a 40 Minute Demo you can use, but you have to restart the computer to use it after 40 Minutes.
You can find more Infomation by going to freedomscientific.com and or going to http://www.freedomscientific.com/products/fs/jaws-product-page.asp and get their quickly.
Now, as many know in the Blind & Visually Impaired world, people with site, or some sight who wish to understand more, go to info sorces such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Wikipedia, Bing, Google, and Ask.com for info.
Well, we have a vidio for you all, and will talk about some of the basics of this ScreenReader.

Moving on, we now look at Window Eyes.
Window Eyes, a cheeper virision in some ways, is also widely used in and throughout the Blind community. It can preform all that Jaws can do, but does have quite the limmatations to go along with it.
We have a Preview of the Window Eyes 7.2 that was created by one of the good people at GW Micro INC.
In this Vidio, it will discuss some of the new feachures in Window Eyes, and along with Office 2010.

This poticular Screen is different from JAWS in price, and in other levels. But it has simmularitty between the two.
As shown, Window Eyes, is some what more difficult to use on sertin levels.
With motaple coursers, and different commands with the coursers, it can overlaps with confushion.
The user might have slight problems with the program due to the matter of Megabite space, aswell as some scripts for websites, Programs, and other things will not work with this softwear.
Its Price Tag of anywhere from $800 to $1000 is about a good few hundered dollars cheeper then JAWS, but the problem of cost will lingure, as will the problem of it not working with Skype on some Acasions, this Screen Reader is just one of the many avalable programs on market.
Now, with the Two main Programs that will put a bomb in your wallet, we now move to the last screenreader on our list for this Article of Science & Technology.
NVDA or Non Visual Desktop Access, is one of the many programs on market.
It is a freewear program, and is a walping $0.00 No charge program.
It was created in the Late 1990’s and has prospered sense with donations, and fundrasers. It though, does have a $100 price if you want extra, but eithor way, it is a program with no monthley or yearly payments. Just one and your ready to use the Computer you so greatly own.
It is well known for the voice it outputs from the computer.
The Distinctive british like voice that is the Defalt, is at times anoying, but a shure sign that NVDA is rolling along.
It though will work with Microsoft Works. but will not work with Microsoft Word Publisher.
The reason is mearly the lac of scripts provided to NVDA programs.
Though it will work with Microsoft Works, Skype, Notepad, The Internet, Macafee Internet Security, and with Microsoft Web Outlook, it is a drawback for not working with other programs such as Nortin Security, Adobie Installer, and can barly keep up with popular chatrooms such as xat.com and other popular chatroom providers.
It will work with Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Blogger, Youtube, Google, Bing, Facebook Chat, Myspace, Myspace Chat, and many other great inventions of social media.
Though it can on a side note, kinda work with xat chatrooms, will involve lots of key command monouvering, aswell as refreshing the page if the text people type starts to not be detected by the program.
NVDA is though a great program, with a great history ahead.
With the current NVDA Virision 11.1 Installer & Portable, this Softwear program will sertenly be a great aid for thoese in need of a PC Program for visual dissabillity.
Now, like we all know in the visually Impaired, people want a vidio with more infomation, and a chance to see it in action. We have one on NVDA here below, from the Crossroads Rehabillitation Center in indianapolis, Indiana.

You can obtain these Screen readers online, or over the phone and have the softwear within 3 to 5 Bisness days. When Installing, a voice will come on to give you step by step installing instructions, so you can do it your self, if your visually Impaired.
The following are where you can Obtain the following Screenreaders, and more Infomation about them, and their use.
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JAWS for Windows: http://www.freedomscientific.com/
Window Eyes: http://www.gwmicro.com/
NVDA: http://www.nvda-project.org/
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We also have a list of Blind Organizations for you to exploar, and to even get an understanding of.
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The ACB American Council for the Blind: http://www.acb.org/
The NFB National Federation of the Blind: http://www.nfb.org/
The AFB American Foundation for the Blind: http://www.afb.org/
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You can go to the websites listed above, and get more Infomation about Blindness, the causes of it, Mobillity training Infomation, Membership, Infomation Technology, and talk with people who are visually Impaired and learn about the Visually Impaired world.
There are also Schools you can contact, such as the Blind Schools across the United States.
The Best in the Country, is in Vancoover, Washington State.
For more Infomation on Blind Schools in your State, contact your local NFB, ACB, or AFB Chapter in your Area for more details.
I too am Visually Impaired, and used NVDA for the work I do on this site, and to communacate with friends and Co Workers on Facebook.
The Program from my stand point is very helpful, and will benifit others who need it for their ongoing day to day perpous.
~Lincoln Ritchhart
CEO & Chairman
American Nation News

Blizzard Hits the North East!

A Large Cold Frunt has Strucken the North Eastern coast of the United States, bringing a Large Blizzard that is at this moment, pounding the U.S. Capital, New York, New Jersey, and New England.

This Frunt Stretches as far, as to Maine, and continues to pound the North Eastern part of the United States

With Snowfall continueing, and The Ground covered with snow so thick, you can’t tuch the ground, Air Travel is delayed, all Trains have halted, and all of Transet at a standstill, this is possibley the worst Blizzard to ever hit the North East of the United States.

The Problem with this Early snowfall, is there is still leaves on the treese in some parts, and the snow is gathering on the trees, and adding weight to the branches. This is a problem, because of the increasing snow fall, can cause the branches to snap, and nock out power lines.

Their has already been over a million homes reported with out power, and even with no heat.

In Connecticut, Snow is still Piling up, with The Bradley Airport in Connecticut on Delay, and only 2 or 3 Flights have departed from the local Airport, but non have landed.

One laydy reported to that she was on a Jet Airliner with no food or water for 10 hours, and some people had medacations they needed to take, and some people got sick.
After getting into the Airport, their was thousands of people in the Airport, and their was only 900 Cots avalable for people, and hundereds still had to sleep on the floor.

Their has been Three deaths brought upon by the storm, and All of the North East is under a state of emergency.

As a warm frunt is pushing along, the increase of tempature should help melt some of the snow, and as the cold frunt moves over to the Atlantic, and out and away from the North East, and parts of the United States, the temperture should increase, and hopefuly people traped in Bradley Airport can start making their ways home, and transet companies should start moving sometime next week.

as the week progresses, we should see some more activity in the rising of Temperature.

Their is now been reported, that Plows are doing what is possible to clear streets, Parkinglots, and Neighborhoods of the snow.

This blizzard was caused by a Strong Nor Eastern that blew heavey piles of snow, and caused power lines to crash down.

In Boston, New York, New Jersey, and Washington D.C. their is an ongoing effort to clear snow, Powerlines, and to Remove Treeies that are leaning on Telephone Poles & Power Lines.

One man was killed by a tree wich fell due to the leaves on the Branches that gathered a large amount of snow. The weight toppeled the tree over, and landed on the man who was aparently trying to get into his Aotomobiele.

Law enforcement, Emergency personal, and the National Weather Service, have stated, if you spot a downed power line, do not go near it, or atempt to move it.
Instead, contact the local Emergency responce personal, and report the hazzardous problem.

Call 9-11 if you spot a problem.

If you are driving, and you spot a electrical power line in the road, do not drive over it. Instead, go another way. Turn around, and do not risk your life by driving over the line.

The Snow fall has even reached Pitsberg as recently reported, and is at the moment, melting, but their is still some consern of the outcome.

At this moment, their is starting to be some flights getting up in the air, but this does not meen your flight is effected. Check your flight before you go out to the airport.

~Lincoln Ritchhart
CEO & Chairman
American Nation News