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Four students burned in school science experiment

Four students suffered burns after a science experiment performed by their teacher went horribly wrong.

Thursday morning, students in a ninth grade science class at Maple Grove Junior High…

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America’s farmers caught up in MF Global collapse

November 26, 2011

Rural America is a long way from Wall Street, but the bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings has affected an unexpected group, America’s farmers.

Farmers use futures…

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Explosions kill three and injure a dozen, destroy homes in three states over the weekend

November 13, 2011
Three explosions demolished residential homes in Illinois, Ohio and Michigan this weekend, tragically killing three people and injuring twelve others.
Early Sunday morning,…

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Toddler Rushed to Hospital after Applebee’s Serves Him Margarita Instead of Juice

April 10, 2011
The mother of 15-month-old toddler is upset after restaurant staff gave her child alcohol in his sippy cup.
According to AOL News, the incident occurred at an Applebee’s…

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NY Health Dept. Revises Screening Recommendations After Transplant Recipient Gets HIV

March 16, 2011
The New York State Department of Health has revised HIV testing recommendations for hospitals after a kidney transplant recipient contracted the virus from a donor liver after the…

Chris Lufrano

The Tax Consequences of Investment Recommendations- Do Broker’s Have a Duty?

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently fined Bank of American Corp.’s Merrill Lynch unit $500,000 for to its failure to supervise its representatives involved in the…

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Poor Welds Found in Gas Pipe Explosion that Killed 8 People, Injured 50, Destroyed 37 Homes

January 21, 2011
A government investigation into a gas pipe explosion last September that caused the death of eight people and destroyed 37 homes in a California neighborhood has found weld defects…

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Millions of Dangerous Antipsychotic Drug Prescriptions Put Patients at Risk for No Reason

January 7, 2011
Researchers in a new study have found that doctors write millions of prescriptions of antipsychotic medications for off label uses every year despite a lack of evidence of…

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Gov. Agencies hosting New York City Summit for Latino and Immigrant Worker Safety

November 12, 2010
The U.S Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced today that the agency is co-sponsoring a summit in New York City with the U.S….

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NFL Quarterback John Elway Victim of Ponzi Scheme

October 16, 2010
John Elway, former NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos, has lost millions of dollars in an investment that turned out to be a Ponzi scheme.
Elway and his business partner Mitch…