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Plastic Pieces Inside Recalled Sausage May Be From Gloves

38,000 pounds of pork sausage is being recalled because they may have tiny pieces of plastic in them. The Smithfield Packing Company of Smithfield, Va. is issuing the recall, saying the pieces of plastic may be from gloves. The products being recalled include: 1 pound chubs of “Gwaltney mild pork sausage roll” with a Mar. […]

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

NASCAR To Continue Despite Horrific Saturday Accident At Daytona, Approximately 30 People Injured After Vehicle Breaks Apart

So long as the weather allows, NASCAR will go ahead as schedule despite the horrific crash involving multiple cars – Saturday afternoon at the Daytona International Speedway that injured about 30 people. Joie Chitwood III, president of Daytona International Speedway, said he and others met with the NASCAR officials and worked late into the night […]

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in New,Sports | Read More »

FixYa Report Puts Apple Much Ahead of Its Competition in Smartphone “Reliability Score”

FixYa in its February 2013 Report titled “Smartphone by Manufacturer”  has used a wealth of information the virtual community has accumulated in troubleshooting/repair of consumer electronic products to good effect, producing a head-to-head reliability comparison and summary of leading smartphone  makers. The four smartphone manufacturers —  Apple, Samsung, Nokia and Motorola who account for 72.51% […]

February 24th, 2013 | Posted in Sci/Tech | Read More »

Concerns Of Possible Blackout Raised Before Super Bowl

Both the Superdome’s engineering staff and local utility agency Entergy New Orleans were worried about the possibility of a Super Bowl blackout and had voiced their concerns to Superdome officials. Their concerns were justified, as during the Ravens-49ers game on Sunday, the game was delayed for about 35 minutes during the third quarter. The outage’s […]

February 5th, 2013 | Posted in New,Sports | Read More »

S&P Faces Federal Lawsuit In Regards To The Economic Crisis

The federal government has accused Standard & Poor, the debt rating agency, of fraud. It states that the agency placed high ratings on risky mortgage bonds that led to the economic crisis five years back. In a civil complaint filed on Monday, the government states S&P deceived investors saying its ratings were both impartial and […]

February 5th, 2013 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

UPDATE 1-Kidnapper/Murderer Dead, Boy Alive and Doing OK

Jimmy Lee Dykes, the 65-year-old man who killed a school bus driver and abducted a five-year-old autistic boy in Midland City, Al. and held him in a bunker for seven days, is dead. According to authorities, the child is unharmed. Dykes, who was a retired truck driver, was killed late Monday afternoon – although it’s […]

February 5th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

USDA Policy Targets Vending Machine Snacks In Schools

School vending machines are getting a facelift – say goodbye to the candy bars and hello to dried fruit and granola. Under the United States’ plan to impose nutritional guidelines for sodas, snacks and other foods sold outside the regular meals. Due to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposal, which is a part of the […]

February 4th, 2013 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

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