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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Glenwood man charged with trying to kill his wife in garageA Glenwood Springs man tried to kill his wife Saturday by keeping her in a runn
Glenwood man charged with trying to kill his wife in garage
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 7 hours ago
A Glenwood Springs man tried to kill his wife Saturday by keeping her in a running car in their closed garage, authorities allege. Byron Gardner, 41, appeared in court Monday on charges of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of child abuse,... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Glenwood man charged with trying to kill wifeA Glenwood Springs man tried to kill his wife Saturday by keeping her in a runn
Glenwood man charged with trying to kill wife
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 hours ago
A Glenwood Springs man tried to kill his wife Saturday by keeping her in a running car in their closed garage, authorities allege. Byron Gardner, 41, appeared in court Monday on charges of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of child abuse,... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Senate Bill Cracks Down on Concussion Reduction ClaimsWashington, D.C.In light of Super Bowl 50, a group of U.S. senators has introdu
Senate Bill Cracks Down on Concussion Reduction Claims
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 12 hours ago
Washington, D.C.In light of Super Bowl 50, a group of U.S. senators has introduced legislation to combat false safety claims from sports gear companies. The senators say that such advertising has put young athletes at high risk and they won’t stop... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Hoverboard blamed for fire in Baltimore schoolA hoverboard is to blame for a fire at an east Baltimore school, officials said
Hoverboard blamed for fire in Baltimore school
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 3 days ago
A hoverboard is to blame for a fire at an east Baltimore school, officials said. City firefighters were called to St. Frances Academy in the 500 block of East Chase Street in east Baltimore around 1:30 p.m. Friday. Crews went into the school and... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Running With ScissorsWhy is running with scissors considered so dangerous that moms everywhere chast
Running With Scissors
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Why is running with scissors considered so dangerous that moms everywhere chastise their kids for doing it? It seems to me like a pretty oblique way to hurt yourself. Shouldn't they be telling clumsy kids to tie their shoelaces and sheathe their... Read more
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Wilson County News
Dollar General Recalls Construction Truck Toy Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn HazardsU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Hazard: The toy truck’s remote control
Dollar General Recalls Construction Truck Toy Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Wilson County News / Posted 3 days ago
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Hazard: The toy truck’s remote control can short circuit, causing it to overheat and posing fire and burn hazards. Remedy: Refund - Consumers should immediately take the recalled toy vehicles away from... Read more
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Wilson County News
Microsoft Recalls AC Power Cords for Surface Pro Devices Due to Fire, Shock HazardsU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Hazard: The power cords can overheat,
Microsoft Recalls AC Power Cords for Surface Pro Devices Due to Fire, Shock Hazards
Wilson County News / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Hazard: The power cords can overheat, posing fire or shock hazards. Remedy: Replace - Consumers should unplug and stop using the recalled power cords and contact Microsoft for a free replacement AC power... Read more
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The Press and Journal
When TVs kill: Congressman urges retailers to promote TV safety as Super Bowl nearsTelevisions can kill. TVs can tip over if not secured on furniture – in fact,
When TVs kill: Congressman urges retailers to promote TV safety as Super Bowl nears
The Press and Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Televisions can kill. TVs can tip over if not secured on furniture – in fact, 430 people have died in the U.S. between 2000 and 2013 from being struck by TVs, stands and other furniture that have tipped over, according to a study by staff at the... Read more
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The Recorder Online
No Correlation between Hoverboard Ban and Fire Drill » The Recorderby Christopher Marinelli Central Connecticut released an email banning the use
No Correlation between Hoverboard Ban and Fire Drill » The Recorder
The Recorder Online / Posted 5 days ago
by Christopher Marinelli Central Connecticut released an email banning the use of hover-boards shortly after a Student Center fire drill, that prompted many to believe there was an incident that initiated the newsletter on Tuesday, Jan. 26. However,... Read more
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Romeoville Reporter
Metra bans hoverboards due to safety concerns“The safety of our passengers and employees is our top priority,” Metra Executi
Metra bans hoverboards due to safety concerns
Romeoville Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
“The safety of our passengers and employees is our top priority,” Metra Executive Director/CEO Don Orseno said in a news release. “There have been multiple reports of fires and injuries caused by hoverboard use throughout the country, and while there... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
State Fire Marshal issues Hoverboard safety memoSPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal released a safety memo today
State Fire Marshal issues Hoverboard safety memo
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 5 days ago
SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal released a safety memo today warning residents about the fire hazards posed by hoverboards. Counterfeit hoverboards have also been seized recently, according to U.S. Customers and Border... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Microsoft Recalls Power Cords Sold With Surface Pro TabletsThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Microsoft Corp was recalling a
Microsoft Recalls Power Cords Sold With Surface Pro Tablets
Entrpreneur / Posted 5 days ago
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Microsoft Corp was recalling about 2.25 million AC power cords, less than a week after Apple Inc said it was recalling AC wall plug adapters due to a shock hazard. Microsoft has received 56 reports of... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Support Special Olympics! It's KHQ vs. iHeart Radio in the 2016 Polar Plunge CALL THE KHQ CONNECT CENTER AT 509-443-1111 TODAY TO SUPPORT THE SPECIAL OLYM
Support Special Olympics! It's KHQ vs. iHeart Radio in the 2016 Polar Plunge
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
CALL THE KHQ CONNECT CENTER AT 509-443-1111 TODAY TO SUPPORT THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS AS KHQ'S SEAN,... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Trace elements of DNA found from Hawaii helicopter crash HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps says trace elements of DNA have been fo
Trace elements of DNA found from Hawaii helicopter crash
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps says trace elements of DNA have been found from Marines killed in a helicopter crash off Hawaii... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Newborn baby left at fire station SPOKANE, Wash. - A mother of five had to make the heartbreaking choice of giv
Newborn baby left at fire station
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. - A mother of five had to make the heartbreaking choice of giving up her newborn baby girl, telling firefighters she couldn't handle taking care of another one, but... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Sandpoint teen airlifted to hospital after crash SANDPOINT, Idaho - A Sandpoint teenager was airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical
Sandpoint teen airlifted to hospital after crash
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SANDPOINT, Idaho - A Sandpoint teenager was airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane after being hit by a car while walking down the street... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Obama signs disaster declaration for December storms SEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for d
Obama signs disaster declaration for December storms
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Teen feels helpless after hit and runObama signs disaster declaration for December stormsObama signs disaster declar
Teen feels helpless after hit and run
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
Obama signs disaster declaration for December stormsObama signs disaster declaration for December storms SEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Some in Coeur d'Alene are tired of tiresSenate committee considers later school start timeSenate committee considers la
Some in Coeur d'Alene are tired of tires
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
Senate committee considers later school start timeSenate committee considers later school start time SEATTLE (AP) - A state Senate committee on Tuesday discussed a bill proposed by students from Snohomish County that would move the start time for... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Senate committee considers later school start time SEATTLE (AP) - A state Senate committee on Tuesday discussed a bill proposed
Senate committee considers later school start time
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - A state Senate committee on Tuesday discussed a bill proposed by students from Snohomish County that would move the start time for... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Friend of Henrikson: 'I was shocked that a friend would want to kill me' SPOKANE, Wash. - There could have been more dead men under the orders of Jame
Friend of Henrikson: 'I was shocked that a friend would want to kill me'
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. - There could have been more dead men under the orders of James Henrikson, according to... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Microsoft recalls power cords for Surface Pro tablets KHQ.com - Microsoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Su
Microsoft recalls power cords for Surface Pro tablets
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
KHQ.com - Microsoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 computers sold before... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Business HighlightsThat reality is wreaking havoc and causing uncertainty for some governments and
Business Highlights
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
That reality is wreaking havoc and causing uncertainty for some governments and businesses, while creating financial windfalls for others. Less expensive crude is delighting consumers in some regions, while leading to widespread job losses... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Microsoft Recalls Power Cords for Surface Pro TabletsMicrosoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, S
Microsoft Recalls Power Cords for Surface Pro Tablets
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 6 days ago
Microsoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 computers sold before March 15, 2015, because of a potential fire hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says users have... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Microsoft recalls power cords for Surface Pro tabletsMicrosoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, S
Microsoft recalls power cords for Surface Pro tablets
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 6 days ago
Microsoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 computers sold before March 15, 2015, because of a potential fire hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says users have... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Microsoft recalls power cords for Surface Pro tabletsMicrosoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, S
Microsoft recalls power cords for Surface Pro tablets
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Microsoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 computers sold before March 15, 2015, because of a potential fire hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says users have... Read more
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ABC News
Microsoft Recalls Power Cords for Surface Pro TabletsMicrosoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, S
Microsoft Recalls Power Cords for Surface Pro Tablets
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
Microsoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 computers sold before March 15, 2015, because of a potential fire hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says users have... Read more
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Reuters
Microsoft recalls 2.3 million power cords sold with Surface Pro tabletsThe Microsoft logo is seen as part of a display at the Microsoft Ignite technol
Microsoft recalls 2.3 million power cords sold with Surface Pro tablets
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
The Microsoft logo is seen as part of a display at the Microsoft Ignite technology conference in Chicago, Illinois, May 4, 2015. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Microsoft Corp was recalling about 2.25 million AC power cords, less... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Charging hoverboard possible source of East Bay house fireSAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a c
Charging hoverboard possible source of East Bay house fire
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 7 days ago
SAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a charging hoverboard, according to a statement from the Alameda County Fire Department. Firefighters arrived at the scene in the 800 block of Glen Drive about 3 p.m.... Read more
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The Daily Review
Charging hoverboard possible source of East Bay house fireSAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a c
Charging hoverboard possible source of East Bay house fire
The Daily Review / Posted 7 days ago
SAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a charging hoverboard, according to a statement from the Alameda County Fire Department. Firefighters arrived at the scene in the 800 block of Glen Drive about 3 p.m.... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Alameda County fire officials find hoverboard in house fireSAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) - Alameda County fire officials say a hoverboard was f
Alameda County fire officials find hoverboard in house fire
The Record Searchlight / Posted 7 days ago
SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) - Alameda County fire officials say a hoverboard was found in the area where a fire sparked at a San Leandro home. KRON-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1Q6Yyms ) that firefighters responded Saturday to reports of a fire at a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Charging hoverboard possible source of East Bay house fireSAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a c
Charging hoverboard possible source of East Bay house fire
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
SAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a charging hoverboard, according to a statement from the Alameda County Fire Department. Firefighters arrived at the scene in the 800 block of Glen Drive about 3 p.m.... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Hoverboards all the rage - but so are bansAmid safety issues, local colleges are latest to prohibit their use What's all
Hoverboards all the rage - but so are bans
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Amid safety issues, local colleges are latest to prohibit their use What's all the fuss about hoverboards? Celebrities from pop star Justin Bieber to actor Jamie Foxx have been known to ride them. Even Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt - once taken down... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
San Leandro: Charging hoverboard possible source of house fireSAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a c
San Leandro: Charging hoverboard possible source of house fire
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
SAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a charging hoverboard, according to a statement from the Alameda County Fire Department. Firefighters arrived at the scene in the 800 block of Glen Drive about 3 p.m.... Read more
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The Daily Review
San Leandro: Charging hoverboard possible source of house fireSAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a c
San Leandro: Charging hoverboard possible source of house fire
The Daily Review / Posted 8 days ago
SAN LEANDRO -- A fire that damaged a two-story home may have been caused by a charging hoverboard, according to a statement from the Alameda County Fire Department. Firefighters arrived at the scene in the 800 block of Glen Drive about 3 p.m.... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Connecticut State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All CampusesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campu
Connecticut State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All Campuses
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 10 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campus or some fun in the dorm will no longer be allowed to use hoverboards on the campuses of Connecticut's 17 public colleges. The forward-facing electronic skateboard-type... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Wilton
State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All Campuses, Including NCCFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campu
State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All Campuses, Including NCC
The Daily Voice - Wilton / Posted 10 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campus or some fun in the dorm will no longer be allowed to use hoverboards on the campuses of Connecticut's 17 public colleges. The forward-facing electronic skateboard-type... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All Campuses, Including NCCFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campu
State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All Campuses, Including NCC
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 10 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campus or some fun in the dorm will no longer be allowed to use hoverboards on the campuses of Connecticut's 17 public colleges. The forward-facing electronic skateboard-type... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Connecticut State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All CampusesFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campu
Connecticut State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All Campuses
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 10 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campus or some fun in the dorm will no longer be allowed to use hoverboards on the campuses of Connecticut's 17 public colleges. The forward-facing electronic skateboard-type... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All Campuses, Including NCCFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campu
State Colleges Ban Hoverboards From All Campuses, Including NCC
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 10 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — College students looking for a quick way around campus or some fun in the dorm will no longer be allowed to use hoverboards on the campuses of Connecticut's 17 public colleges. The forward-facing electronic skateboard-type... Read more
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Yahoo News
Lead Poisoning in Other Parts of Michigan Is Even Worse Than It Is in Flint The water crisis in Flint has whipped America into a state of righteous outra
Lead Poisoning in Other Parts of Michigan Is Even Worse Than It Is in Flint
Yahoo News / Posted 10 days ago
The water crisis in Flint has whipped America into a state of righteous outrage, but just look at the rest of Michigan: In at least 30 zip codes in more than 13 cities... Read more
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The Rocket
Hoverboards raise safety concerns across campus January 28, 2016 Slippery Rock students have been asked to refrain from glid
Hoverboards raise safety concerns across campus
The Rocket / Posted 11 days ago
January 28, 2016 Slippery Rock students have been asked to refrain from gliding to class as the university reviews a safety policy regarding the use of newly popular hoverboards on campus. “While... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
H-E-B recalls entire cookware setH-E-B stores are recalling cookware because of hazardous rivets. Seven consume
H-E-B recalls entire cookware set
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 11 days ago
H-E-B stores are recalling cookware because of hazardous rivets. Seven consumer reports have been received about metal discs that cover the rivets found on the inside of "Connect by H-E-B" tri-ply stainless steel pots and pans. The discs can pop off... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Upstate colleges weigh hoverboard bansThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating at least 28 fires
Upstate colleges weigh hoverboard bans
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating at least 28 fires in 19 states tied to the futuristic, skateboard-like devices. Spartanburg Methodist College was the first college in the area to ban the devices. Trina Gilliam, director... Read more
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KCEN-TV
S.A. Ambulance Responding to Emergency Broadsided, Flipped OverExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS
S.A. Ambulance Responding to Emergency Broadsided, Flipped Over
KCEN-TV / Posted 11 days ago
Exclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground Forces Synthetic Marijuana Remains a Problem for NFLSynthetic Marijuana Remains a Problem for NFL Synthetic marijuana is illegal in nearly every state and... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Military to Announce Changes to Maternity Leave PolicyExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS
Military to Announce Changes to Maternity Leave Policy
KCEN-TV / Posted 11 days ago
Exclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground Forces Synthetic Marijuana Remains a Problem for NFLSynthetic Marijuana Remains a Problem for NFL Synthetic marijuana is illegal in nearly every state and... Read more
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KCEN-TV
H-E-B Recalls Cookware Due to Injury HazardExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS
H-E-B Recalls Cookware Due to Injury Hazard
KCEN-TV / Posted 11 days ago
Exclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground ForcesExclusive: III Corp Talks ISIS and Ground Forces TEXAS -- After receiving multiple complaints of rivets popping... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
H-E-B recalls stainless steel cookware, cites 'injury hazard'News release from H-E-B: RECALL SUMMARY Name of Product: Cookware Hazard: Th
H-E-B recalls stainless steel cookware, cites 'injury hazard'
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
News release from H-E-B: RECALL SUMMARY Name of Product: Cookware Hazard: The metal discs that cover the cookware’s rivets can pop off and hit consumers, posing an injury hazard. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cookware and... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
US custom agents in Chicago seize counterfeit hoverboardsCHICAGO (AP) - U.S. customs agents in Chicago have seized 43,000 hoverboards th
US custom agents in Chicago seize counterfeit hoverboards
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. customs agents in Chicago have seized 43,000 hoverboards they have deemed counterfeit. The hoverboards, discovered during an inspection at a warehouse, had been shipped from China. Agents say the items' components, including the... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
US custom agents in Chicago seize counterfeit hoverboardsCHICAGO (AP) - U.S. customs agents in Chicago have seized 43,000 hoverboards th
US custom agents in Chicago seize counterfeit hoverboards
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 12 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. customs agents in Chicago have seized 43,000 hoverboards they have deemed counterfeit. The hoverboards, discovered during an inspection at a warehouse, had been shipped from China. Agents say the items' components, including the... Read more
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