PR Newswire Broadcast Minute for Thursday April 17, 2008

Friday, April 18, 2008 General News
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Senator Hillary Clinton to Appear on 'The Colbert Report' on Thursday,April Seventeenth

Senator Hillary Clinton will appear on "The Colbert Report" on Thursday,April seventeenth as part of the Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominatedshow's week-long, special coverage of the all-important PennsylvaniaDemocratic Primary. This is the Senator's first appearance on "The ColbertReport." "The Colbert Report: Dorito's Spicy Sweet Pennsylvania PrimaryCoverage From Chili-Delphia -- The City of Brotherly Crunch!" is taping at theAnnenberg Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of the University ofPennsylvania and will air nightly.

Men More Likely to Have Problems with Memory and Thinking Skills

When it comes to remembering things, new research shows men are morelikely than women to have mild cognitive impairment, the transition stagebefore dementia. These findings will be presented at the American Academy ofNeurology Annual Meeting in Chicago. The study found men were one-and-a-halftimes more likely to have mild cognitive impairment than women. The findingremained the same regardless of a man's education or marital status.

One in Thirty-three Homeowners Projected to Be in Foreclosure Within theNext Two Years

One in thirty-three homeowners is projected to be in foreclosure over thenext two years, as a result of subprime loans made in 2005 and 2006, accordingto a new report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. In some states,the outlook is especially grim; for instance, nearly one in eleven homeownersin Nevada is projected to be in foreclosure and one in eighteen Arizonahomeowners may face the same circumstance over the next two years. Homeownersbeing foreclosed upon may not be the only homeowners affected, according todata cited in the report. An additional forty million neighboring homeownersmay see their property values and their municipalities' tax bases drop by asmuch as three hundred and fifty-six billion dollars over the same period.

Number of Honey Bee Colonies Continues to Decline in the U.S.

Honey bees in the U-S, responsible for pollinating more than one hundreddifferent crops worth fifteen billion dollars annually, continue to experiencepopulation decreases as evidenced by a study commissioned by Apiary Inspectorsof America. The A-I-A commissioned the survey of U-S beekeepers to estimatecolony losses across the country between September 2007 and 2008. Nearlythirteen percent of the country's estimated two-point-four million colonieswere surveyed and a thirty-six percent overall loss of managed honey beecolonies was recorded. This equates to fourteen percent more total lossescompared to last year.

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