June 14, 2016

State reports animal plague and tularemia in NMLas Cruces Sun News

Health officials say there have been 10 cases of plague and 19 cases of tularemia in dogs and cats in New Mexico so far this year. Recent rabbit deaths from tularemia also have been confirmed in the Santa Fe and Eldorado areas of Santa Fe County. Confirmatory testing was conducted at the New Mexico Department of Health’s Scientific Laboratory Division. -- 6/14/2016


Court Backs Rules Treating Internet as Utility, Not Luxury -- New York Times

High-speed internet service can be defined as a utility, a federal court has ruled, in a sweeping decision clearing the way for more rigorous policing of broadband providers and greater protections for web users.

The two-to-one decision from a three-judge panel at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday came in a case about rules applying to a doctrine known as net neutrality, which prohibit broadband companies from blocking or slowing the delivery of internet content to consumers. -- 6/14/2016