Wikinews Shorts: June 10, 2008

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A compilation of brief news reports for Tuesday, June 10, 2008.

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Akihabara helpers should take a medical checkup, police say

The police announced on Monday that one person may have hepatitis B among those involved in Sunday's Akihabara rampage in Tokyo.

Anyone who might have had contact with blood from the rampage (e.g. who helped to care, rescue, carry a victim) should undergo a checkup to examine the infection, as soon as possible.


Mississippi River Bridge hit by 3 barges

Three barges that were loaded with corn broke from a towboat and crashed into the bridge. The event happened in Des Moines, Iowa.