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  • Wet soil probably caused Brazil World Cup stadium accident: report

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A deadly construction accident in November at the Sao Paulo stadium that will host the opening match of this year's soccer World Cup was probably caused by wet soil following heavy rains, newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on...
  • U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built

    U.S. 460: Virginia has spent $270 million for a road that may not be built
    With more than $270 million already spent and more on the line, state transportation officials are working against the clock to keep the state's U.S. 460 project from becoming an unmitigated disaster. Not an inch has been paved. Taxpayers have already...
  • Pipeline fears run deep among some landowners in East Texas

    PARIS, Texas Deep in the heart of East Texas, gently sloping fields, fertile cropland and willowy pine trees stretch as far as the eye can see. Horses and cattle roam the grassy land sometimes just feet above an underground pipeline stretching from...
  • Glendale Unified looks to make energy upgrades

    Glendale school officials will spend $1.1 million updating three sites in the district that consume the most electricity. The district will spend state funds made available to them through the California Clean Energy Jobs Act, which gives K-12 schools...
  • Emanuel ordinance grants exemption for petcoke

    Emanuel ordinance grants exemption for petcoke
    Faced with public outrage about gritty black dust blowing through Chicago’s Southeast Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel talked of forcing towering mounds of petroleum coke out of Chicago and outlawing new piles with costly regulations. But the fine print...
  • BP more than doubles estimate of Lake Michigan oil spill

    BP more than doubles estimate of Lake Michigan oil spill
    BP today more than doubled its maximum estimate of how much crude oil spilled into Lake Michigan earlier this week from its Whiting refinery in Northwest Indiana. In a statement, the company said a malfunction in a new distillation unit forced up to...
  • Smoky Tire Warehouse Fire Out After Burning All Day In Torrington

    Smoky Tire Warehouse Fire Out After Burning All Day In Torrington
    TORRINGTON — Investigators Friday were at the scene of a fire that burned close to 12 hours, destroying a tire warehouse and sending thick black smoke billowing over the city. The fire forced the evacuation of neighborhood homes and, at its peak,...
  • Prize chicks perish as fire destroys heated shelter in 1914

    An article in the March 28, 1914, edition of The Argus reported the loss of a farmer's flock after a fire. A brooder containing 120 prize white Wyandotte chickens four weeks old burned Sunday night at the home of Claude B. Doing, at Lansdowne. The...
  • Defending Civil War Fort Monroe with the massive Lincoln Gun

    Defending Civil War Fort Monroe with the massive Lincoln Gun
    Twenty-five days after the ironclad CSS Virginia inflicted the United States' worst naval defeat before Pearl Harbor, 10 thunderous cannon blasts sounded from the beach at Fort Monroe across the far reaches of Hampton Roads. Fired from the immense...
  • XCAR sits down with David Brown, talks Speedback

     
    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Plants/Manufacturing, Jaguar, UK, Design/Style, Luxury, MISC David Brown Automotive, the British coachbuilder set to introduce its old-is-new-again Speedback at the Top Marques show in Monaco next month, has revealed a bit...
  • Man in critical condition after being shot during Pine Hills robbery

    Man in critical condition after being shot during Pine Hills robbery
    A 31-year-old man was in critical condition late Monday after being shot during a robbery in Pine Hills, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. The shooting happened about 11:15 p.m. as the man was sitting in front of a home in the 600 block of Pine...