Show notes from the WHO Radio Wise Guys - March 22, 2008
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Iranian elections called fraudulent
Authorities claim high turnout; opposition says it was inflated by almost double. Even though most of the liberal reformers were prevented from running for the parliament, they still managed to pick up a bunch of seats. The Supreme Leader trumpeted the elections as a major showing in favor of democracy, but the EU says the elections were "neither fair nor free."
China's trying to fix its bad translations before the Olympics
Cedar Rapids: Home of Crunchberries Day
It's the City of Five Seasons and the home to so many food-processing plants that there's always a scent of something being cooked
500-year flooding hits parts of Midwest
The problem with planning for lesser catastrophes is that 500-year events end up happening anyway, and unless you've spent the money and effort to prepare for them, they end up devastating practically everything.