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And now, Carnac the Magnificent will use his mystical powers to answer the riddle before hearing it: “An Aztec warrior, a couple of eggheads from Cornell and a middle schooler from Utah.”

The question in the envelope has, of course, been hermetically sealed in a mayonnaise jar on Funk and Wagnalls’ porch since noon today.

Johnny Carson as Carnac the MagnificentAs usual, the great seer, soothsayer and sage has ascertained the correct answer. The riddle this time: “Describe an ancient Mexican, two nerds and a modern teenager who had/have close, personal relationships with Salmonella.”

Johnny Carson’s alter ego came to mind in recent days as
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Officials with the Utah Department of Health are investigating nine cases of Salmonella infection in people who reported drinking raw milk from a family-run dairy in Midland, UT. Those sickened were from at least three counties along the Wasatch Front, a department spokeswoman said. Two of the nine were hospitalized but have recovered. Illness onset dates were March 20 to Aug. 14, and those who became ill range in age from 15 to 78 years. three-dairy-cows-406A raw milk sample collected at Heber Valley Milk by a Utah Department of Agriculture and Food inspector tested positive for Salmonella Saintpaul on Aug.
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