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West Virginia: Mine Probe Examines Airflow, Possible Tampering

The Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia was plagued by persistent problems with airflow in the weeks and months before a massive and deadly explosion in April, an NPR News investigation has found. NPR has also learned that the … Continue reading

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eco-toxin clippings

Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure Linked to Low Childhood IQ Prenatal exposure to pervasive air pollutants may adversely affect a child’s intelligence by preschool, researchers reported today.

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FBI Arrests Man for Online Threat Against Indicted BART Cop

FBI agents have arrested a man suspected of posting online messages threatening the life of a California transit cop who was involved in a controversial shooting earlier this year.

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Virginia Women’s Prison Segregated Alleged Lesbians

Troy, Virginia – (AP) For more than a year, Virginia’s largest women’s prison rounded up inmates who had loose-fitting clothes, short hair, or otherwise masculine looks, sending them to a unit officers derisively dubbed the “butch wing,” prisoners and guards … Continue reading

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sabotage news clippings

RCMP: Latest B.C. pipeline bombings have finally prompted tips to investigators july 7 VANCOUVER, B.C. — Police are hoping a new spate of tips will help them crack what appears to be the longest string of bombings since the FLQ … Continue reading

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