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Investigative reporter Linda Moulton Howe was the main guest, presenting reports from her Earthfiles.com Headline News, on such topics as the Peruvian meteorite, cat mutilations and the honey bee disorder. Regarding the meteorite crash, she played portions of her interview with Dr. Jose Machare, a geological engineer, with the Geology, Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Lima, Peru. Machare said that it had not been confirmed that arsenic contamination in the water is what made people sick after the crash. She also discussed a series of recent cat mutilations in Granbury, Texas. The top third of 14 different cats' bodies have been found, bloodless and surgically sliced. Linda said the type of excisions are similar to what has been seen in cow and horse mutilations, which showed evidence of incisions made by heat, "hot enough to cook hemoglobin." In a third report, she discussed how the disappearing honey bee problem could be related to a virus activated by mites. Biography: Linda Moulton Howe is a graduate of Stanford University with a Masters Degree in Communication. She has devoted her documentary film, television, radio, writing and reporting career to productions concerning science, medicine and the environment. Ms. Howe has received local, national and international awards, including three regional Emmys, a national Emmy nomination and a Station Peabody award for medical programming. Linda's documentaries have included A Strange Harvest and Strange Harvests 1993 ...