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Oct 20, 2014 Share
Federal Rule Restricts Sale of High-Powered Magnets

Federal Rule Restricts Sale of High-Powered Magnets

The death of 19-month-old Annaka Chaffin was not the first death connected to high-powered magnets, but it may be the last if a new federal rule just passed has its intended effect. Read More

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Oct 17, 2014 Share
Prank Ebola Call Sparks Concerns From First Responders

Prank Ebola Call Sparks Concerns From First Responders

A call to the Chicago Fire Department about a potential Ebola case in downtown Chicago turned out to be a prank, officials say, but it exposed a very real problem as some first responders say they are not confident in their... Read More

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Oct 17, 2014 Share
Photos Show Hospitals Unprepared for Ebola

Photos Show Hospitals Unprepared for Ebola

On any given day in America’s acute care hospitals, about one in 25 patients contracts a healthcare-related infection, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control. Read More

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Oct 17, 2014 Share
Firefighters Raise Concerns Over Mask Safety

Firefighters Raise Concerns Over Mask Safety

The disposable, one-time use mask are meant to protect paramedics and firefighters from fluids that may be transmitted by patients. But the masks must be properly sealed in order to work. The U.S. Read More

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Oct 15, 2014 Share
Scam Targets Family Safety and Nets Big Money

Scam Targets Family Safety and Nets Big Money

A vicious new iteration of the “Grandparent Scam,” first reported by NBC5 Investigates four years ago, is snaring big money across the country, and sparing no victims. Read More

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Oct 14, 2014 Share
Latest Megabus Crash Highlights Rocky History

Latest Megabus Crash Highlights Rocky History

Since their arrival eight years ago, Megabus has been known for two things: ubiquitous low cost service, and unfortunately, a number of high profile incidents. Read More

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Oct 13, 2014 Share
Driver Claims He Was Forced to Falsify Logs

Driver Claims He Was Forced to Falsify Logs

A suburban trucking company expected its drivers to stay on the road far beyond what is allowed by law, according to a driver who says he was fired for refusing a long run to Mississippi. Read More

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Oct 7, 2014 Share
Family Pleads for Justice in SIU Student's Death

Family Pleads for Justice in SIU Student's Death

Civil lawsuit accuses driver of causing Pravin Varughese's death and Carbondale Police of botching the investigation. Read More

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Oct 6, 2014 Share
Hard Ball: Lawsuit Alleged Rauner Intimidation

Hard Ball: Lawsuit Alleged Rauner Intimidation

Republican gubernatorial candidate accused of using strong-arm tactics while chairman of investment firm GTCR. Read More

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Oct 6, 2014 Share
Instructor: School Encouraged Teachers to Pass Failing Students

Instructor: School Encouraged Teachers to Pass Failing Students

Anonymous insider says Corinthian Colleges was more interested in collecting students' federal loan money. Read More

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