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In a move that could affect consumers nationwide, California officials Friday unveiled plans to scrap an obscure 1975 rule that led to the widespread use of toxic flame retardants in upholstered furniture and baby products in American homes. The proposed...
More than three decades after manufacturers stopped making children's pajamas with a flame retardant suspected of causing cancer, new research suggests the same chemical has become the most widely used fire-resistant compound in upholstered furniture sold...
email@example.comTwo Maryland state agencies are joining forces to make Halloween safe this year for little ghosts and goblins. For the 18th year, the Maryland State Highway Administration is offering its Vests for Visibility Program, which lends reflective vests to...
Carrots you can grow in a backyard garden provide an abundance of nutrition to the body as they are excellent sources of vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin K, biotin, fiber, potassium and thiamine. Colorful and packed with antioxidants, this...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Over 100 Santa, snowman and polar bear Christmas figurines were seized after investigators found they did not meet safety standards, officials said. The 151 figurines were seized on Nov. 23 and 25 at the Los Angeles/Long Beach...
A Chinese porcelain "chestnut basket" recently was offered for sale at a Virginia auction. We looked at the basket, which appears to be a bowl and underplate, and wondered if the reticulated (cut-out) areas were simply decorative or if they were important...
The story, at its most basic level, was tragic. A young boy died after a TV toppled over and crushed his tiny frame. In reporting the story of the Arlington Heights boy, we spoke to experts who said that as awful as his death was, the circumstances...
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TribLocal - Northbrook » NewsUL (Underwriters Laboratories) signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Quality Assurance business of Enfield, Conn.-based STR Holdings Inc. for about $275 million in cash. …...
Plans for dog park moving forward WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Installation bids for fencing at a dog park planned at Northside Park in Waynesboro are being sought as an early stage in the dog park's development. The Waynesboro Borough Council decided...
A Mom and The Mouse - Orlando SentinelBill Nye The Science Guy will headline this week's celebration of National Engineers Week at Walt Disney World. Nye, the mechanical engineer with a passion for science who is known for his television series and children's books, will have presentations at...
Natural gas detectors have never been in demand at Albright's Hardware and Garden Center in South Whitehall Township . Before a natural gas explosion leveled a city block and killed five people in Allentown, customers came in pretty regularly for...
Equipment meant to prevent powerful drains from causing people to drown in pools and hot tubs is being used across the country even though the products underwent flawed safety evaluations, then failed subsequent, more stringent tests, a Tribune...
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