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  • 40-foot tree fell on Six Flags roller coaster, official says

    40-foot tree fell on Six Flags roller coaster, official says
    California safety inspectors are investigating what caused the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain to derail on Monday, stranding riders for hours.
  • OSHA Fines Windsor Company $85K For Safety Violations

    WINDSOR — Federal safety officials said they found 17 serious safety violations at TLD Ace. Corp., a maker of ground-support equipment for aircraft, and have fined the company $85,000 following an inspection in February. The U.S. Occupational...

    New chief takes the reins at Ellington Volunteer Fire Department

    New chief takes the reins at Ellington Volunteer Fire Department
    For 14 years, Chief Michael Varney led Ellington Volunteer Fire Department's contingent at the town's annual Memorial Day Parade. With department elections held in mid-May, the parade served as the presentation of the new chief. For seven terms, Varney,...

    Frac sand boom: South Dakota is latest state to try to cash in

    Oil and gas drillers are salivating over silica sand, a key ingredient in fracking operations, and their increasing demand for the stuff has the nation's industrial sand operators seeing green. Now, a new player and an unlikely one is on the horizon:...

    Worker's body found buried after he falls 12 feet into pit

    Worker's body found buried after he falls 12 feet into pit
    A worker was killed at a construction site Friday when the ground caved in beneath him and dropped him about 12 feet into a hole, leaving his body covered in sandy dirt with only his feet exposed, officials said. The deadly accident set off a massive...