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Added: February 9, 2018, 4:16 am
Cliches are trite written or verbal expressions that are used over and over, eventually wearing themselves out and communicating very little. At first, a phrase is coined and gains popularity (e.g., “Enclosed please find,” “do not hesitate to call,” “point …
Added: February 8, 2018, 9:38 am
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 prompted a slew of safety proposals meant to prevent another jetliner from inexplicably vanishing. Yet four years later, that possibility remains. That’s because international requirements for new planes to broadcast their locations every …
Added: February 8, 2018, 9:17 am
ATM machines across the country are being targeted by a wave of criminals in search of an illegal high-tech payday. The Secret Service calls this phenomenon “jackpotting,” and are warning U.S. bank attacks are imminent. It’s a modern day version …
Added: February 8, 2018, 4:20 am
State transportation officials plan to remove highway guardrail end caps manufactured by a Nebraska company that have been the subject of lawsuits across the country alleging safety defects. The Nebraska Department of Transportation said Monday in a news release that …
Added: February 8, 2018, 3:29 am
A private forecasting company took a routine National Weather Service test message and sent it to people’s phones as an official tsunami warning Tuesday morning, the latest in a spate of false alarms since last month. The National Tsunami Warning …
Added: February 8, 2018, 3:23 am
The third fatal Amtrak crash in less than two months has thrown a spotlight on delays in installing congressionally mandated technology designed to automatically slow trains and prevent collisions. In the most recent episode, work to install the new system, …
Added: February 8, 2018, 3:18 am
Requiring physicians to report patients with dementia to state driver’s licensing authorities is not associated with fewer hospitalizations from motor vehicle crashes. However, in-person license renewal laws and vision testing dramatically cut crashes involving drivers with dementia, according to a …
Added: February 8, 2018, 3:03 am
A vehicle slams into a group of vehicles stopped at a red light, only to quickly drive away from the scene. This fact scenario almost always involves operating under the influence or a stolen vehicle. In the case of a …
Added: February 7, 2018, 8:43 am
The engineer killed in a train crash in South Carolina visited a counselor to help him cope after being rattled in a previous wreck less than a year before, his mother said. Michael Kempf’s train hit a vehicle at a …
Added: February 7, 2018, 8:35 am
The federal government has withdrawn its appeal and agreed to pay $42 million to the parents of a young Pennsylvania boy left disabled from brain injuries apparently caused by the use of forceps during his birth, the parents’ lawyers and …

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