Marine Rescue Forster-tuncurry Picks Up New Boat With Night Vision – Abc News (australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Do carrots really improve your vision? – Salon.com

Jimi Hendrix

The ‘Amanda Lani’ was the first of its kind in the region, and has been involved in countless rescues since 2006. It was recently pulled from the water and shipped to South Australia to work as a fishing vessel. It’s a whole generation, maybe two generations, ahead of the Amanda Lani Grant Maxwell, Marine Rescue Forster-Tuncurry Marine Rescue Forster-Tuncurry is now using the more advanced ‘Cape Hawke’ cruiser, delivered this week. Spokesman Grant Maxwell said the 38-foot Stebercraft will change the way they operate.
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She was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease that would eventually leave her blind. In her newly published memoir, Now I See You, Kear details the story of how the diagnosis taught her to embrace life. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Just after her sophomore year of college, Kear went to her ophthalmologist for a routine check-up. She offhandedly mentioned an incident at the beach a few months prior, when she realized she couldnt see any of the stars. [My boyfriend at the time] was really shocked, because they were very bright, Kear told FoxNews.com. I never suspected it was an actual problem; we joked about it. Her ophthalmologist referred Kear to a specialist, who then used an electroretinogram to measure the electrical activity in her retinas in response to light. The device utilizes electrodes in the form of contact lenses, which measure the electrical responses of the eyes cells.
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I’VE GOT A GUN TOO
Man tells cops before
he goes down by gunfire
| FEATURE NEWS | Sky Valley Chronicle Washington State News

The German intelligence service were well aware of our ground-based radar installation and would not be surprised by the existence of radar in aircraft. In fact, the RAF were able to confirm the existence of German airborne radar simply by fitting commercial radios into a bomber and flying over France listening to the various radio frequencies! he adds. Yet the question remains: Are carrots truly able to improve eyesight or is that the stuff of fiction?
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“The vision I have left”: One woman’s story of living with degenerative eye disease | Fox News

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Police say after the suspect refused to step out from inside the shed into the darkened yard of a home in the 6400 block of S. Eddy Street, officers saw the man holding what they believed and what he had told them was a handgun. “The suspect pointed the gun at police, and one officera 6-year veteranopened fire, fatally striking the suspect. Police were then able to recover the mans weapon, which turned out to be a realistic-looking pellet gun,” said police spokesman Jonah Spangenthal-Lee. The officer who fatally shot the man has been placed on paid administrative leave, as per standard department policy.
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