Must Read- July 22, 2013: Study on Calorie Intake, Miliary Policing, Tampon Earrings

CREATED Jul. 22, 2013

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Springfield Tornado:
An EF-0 touched down in Springfield Sunday evening at the intersection of Cairo and Pickwick.

Texas Roller Coaster Death:
Rosy Esparza fell to her death from the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags over Texas on Friday.  Police say they found no foul play and Six Flags is doing an internal investigation.

A boat on the Cedar Point ride, Shoot the Rapids, rolled backwards and flipped over injuring seven riders.

Food Calories:
An American Journal of Public Health study shows that calorie lists on menus don't influence people's decision to take in better food choices.

Vehicle Black Box:
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants all vehicles to have a black box in them.

Military Policing:
Radley Balko has a new book coming out called "Rise of the Warrior Cop."

A woman was confronted by a police officer who was aiming a gun at her through her apartment kitchen window.

Abortion:
Tampons were among the items confiscated by security at the Texas Capitol building during heated debate on abortion. Over the weekend a MSNBC host wore tampons as earrings after hearing about this story.