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Added: December 29, 2017, 3:52 am
Thinking about getting a new flat-screen TV for the holidays, or a dresser for the baby’s room? Factor safety into your choice. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warns TVs and furniture like dressers and chests pose tip-over risks if …
Added: December 29, 2017, 3:21 am
Redundancy is a type of wordy phrase in which, usually, one word is giving the message and the other word is, in a different way, repeating the message. In the phrase “VIN Number,” the term “VIN” already means Vehicle Identification …
Added: December 28, 2017, 10:47 am
Back in 1979, Karen Schneider was an entry-level copy editor in her 20s when a senior editor at her newspaper offered her a ride after some late-night drinks with colleagues. At her destination, he locked the car door and forcibly …
Added: December 28, 2017, 9:17 am
In the year that President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris accord and downplayed global warming as a security threat, the U.S. received a harsh reminder of the perils of the rise in the planet’s temperature: a destructive rash …
Added: December 28, 2017, 9:02 am
Dozens of northern Nevada residents are suing the city of Elko for more than $3.6 million over damage caused by extensive flooding last February. State Assemblyman John Ellison is among the 60 plaintiffs listed in the negligence suit filed earlier …
Added: December 28, 2017, 4:49 am
A hot tip could still earn you a cool $10 million from a Boston, Mass., museum desperate to recover a trove of missing masterpieces. But you’d better hurry. Midnight Dec. 31 is the deadline to collect a doubled reward being …
Added: December 28, 2017, 3:52 am
A New Jersey contractor who performed work on Superstorm Sandy-damaged homes pressured customers into signing contracts and then performed shoddy work it failed to correct, state prosecutors alleged Tuesday. State Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced charges against Jersey Pride Home …
Added: December 28, 2017, 3:43 am
Imagine waking up to the sun cresting a ridge of the Cascade Mountains. You look out the window, and through the dawn light you can see clouds still settled over a lush alpine forest. You’re in a tower in the …
Added: December 28, 2017, 3:01 am
Collisions remain a constant along the Metro’s light rail track despite a months-long effort to improve rail safety in the Houston area. The Metropolitan Transit Authority logged November as its second-worst month for train crashes in more than a year, …

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