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Bridge worker dies after beam collapses on new Twin Spans, nine others injured

October 30, 2008 - Construction of the most expensive public works project in Louisiana's history was shut down indefinitely Thursday as authorities began investigating a noon accident that sent 10... Read More


Worker killed, 3 injured in bridge collapse

October 30, 2008 - A construction worker was killed and three others were injured when a portion of the new Twin Span Bridge over Lake Pontchartrain collapsed Thursday. Read More


1.5 Million cribs recalled after two babies die

October 21, 2008 - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, New York., is announcing the voluntary recall to of nearly 1.6 million... Read More


Rollover injuries, deaths prompt proposed tightened regulations

April 30, 2008 - Studies recently conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) concluded there is a direct link between... Read More


Ruling unseals Goodyear comment

April 2, 2008 - Attorneys seek testimony of Goodyear's employee and lawyers. Read More


Defective medical implant devices

February 4, 2008 - As our population ages, the number of citizens with medical implants will increase. Medical implants are being used in almost every organ of the human body. Read More


Over One Third of Toys Contain Dangerous Chemicals

January 30, 2008 - A test of about 1,200 children's products by a group of consumer and environmental-health organizations recently found that more than one-third of the items contained lead and other... Read More


Ford recalls 1.17 million SUVs and vans because of engine stalling

January 28, 2008 - Ford Motor Co. is recalling 1.17 million trucks, sport utility vehicles, and vans to fix an engine sensor that could lead to engine stalling. Read More


General Motors Recalls 313,000 cars

January 28, 2008 - General Motors Corp. has recalled about 313,000 passenger cars and crossover vehicles to fix a fluid leak that could lead to the driver losing control of the vehicle. Read More


CDC Study Impacts FEMA Trailer Residents

January 15, 2008 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the FEMA, released preliminary results from months of testing, indicating that formaldehyde levels in travel trailers and mobile homes... Read More


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