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OF THE MORNING CALLFatal gas pipeline explosions in Allentown and Philadelphia this year are casting light on whether the nation's pipeline-inspection system, funded by state and federal assessments on gas utilities, is adequate to keep the public safe. Pipeline safety...
Bryan Anderson is not ordinary, he’s extraordinary. I had the chance to meet him when he first came home from the Army and through the years has become my friend. Here’s a guy that I am amazed by everytime I talk to him and who’s...
Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
Tribune reportersOne moment Joe Passi was asleep in his bed. The next, he was fully awake, rocked into consciousness by an explosion the likes of which he had never heard before. Looking out the front window of his home on the eastern edge of the town of Tiskilwa,...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsWhen grain dust mixes with oxygen and it meets fire, the results are explosive. "It's very similar to a bomb," says Robert Henry, a science instructor at Wichita State University. "Basically, it ignites just like gun powder would." In a demonstration,...
Tags: Emergency Incidents, Explosions
Mourners of Airman 1st Class Matthew Ryan Seidler said the Westminster man had followed his dream of serving his country, found a band of brothers in the Air Force and died protecting his fellow soldiers in Afghanistan. "When we talked to him New Year'...
A 24-year-old airman from Westminster was killed when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said Saturday. Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Seidler died Thursday in the attack, which killed two other airmen....
For the soldiers of Task Force Raven in Afghanistan, the tempo is high, the roads are rough, and the work is dangerous. The Maryland National Guardsmen, members of the 1297th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, carry equipment through insurgent-...
Growing up, George E. Raley Jr. heard stories that the military had conducted some sort of testing during World War II on the quiet Southern Maryland peninsula known as Newtowne Neck. As an adult, he would learn that his father had assisted in...
FOX 5 San Diego ReporterCAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - The Secretary of the Navy was at Camp Pendleton Tuesday morning to award the Navy Cross to the parents of Lance Cpl. Donald Hogan who was killed in 2009 after saving at least one Marine from a roadside bomb. In addition to...
Tags: Afghanistan, Emergency Incidents, Explosions, Bombings
Of The Morning CallFederal investigators, responding to a fatal gas explosion in Allentown, told UGI Corp. 19 years ago that the company probably would need to replace miles of corroding pipeline in the city to reduce the threat to public safety. The conditions described...
Of The Morning CallUGI Utilities has settled the wrongful-death claims for two of the victims of the natural gas explosion in Allentown -- a confidential agreement that comes just four months after an accident that killed five and leveled a city block. The settlement,...
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