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Editing gene to counter HIV passes safety test
The experiment was a pilot study, meant to test safety, not efficacy. It found that immune cells could be altered, and that doing so did not harm patients. The gene editing also seemed to help fight the infection in some cases, but the findings are …
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US safety regulators probe GM recall linked to 13 deaths
(REUTERS) – U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into whether General Motors Co reacted fast enough in its recall of more than 1.6 million cars over an ignition-switch defect linked to 13 deaths in crashes. The issue could prove costly …
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Pedestrian safety on Providence's Federal Hill takes giant step forward
… Knight streets, the heart of the Hill's commercial district. The news prompted a series of superlatives from Hassett, who has declared himself born-again on the subject of traffic safety since his accident: “Unprecedented,” he said. “Impressive …
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Councilman's Public Safety Plan Returns to Rules Committee
Oliverio's is the latest in a line of proposals from mayoral candidates to beef up public safety, which has taken a hit over the past several years after budget cuts and layoffs. Councilmember Madison Nguyen suggested restoring the burglary unit.
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Crime prevention forums offer home safety measures
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – On Tuesday morning, five people were robbed within about an hour and a half of each other on the city's southeast side. Police say some of the victims were also pistol whipped. A short time later, IMPD caught the man who they …
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Planned food safety rules rile organic farmers
In 2010, after a years-long campaign, food-safety activists persuaded Congress to give the FDA authority to regulate farm practices. The next year, an outbreak of food poisoning that killed 33 people who ate tainted cantaloupes put pressure on the FDA …
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Railroads agree to safety measures on crude shipments

Railroads agree to safety measures on crude shipments
Railroads that haul volatile crude shipments have reached an agreement with U.S. transportation officials to adopt wide-ranging, voluntary, safety measures after a string of explosive and deadly accidents. The agreement between the U.S. Transportation …
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SI.com mock has Cowboys taking 'Bama safety, Aggies going 1-2
Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix has been listed as the Cowboys' first-round pick in several NFL mock drafts lately, as has Pitt defensive lineman Aaron Donald. Don Banks of Sports Illustrated has Clinton-Dix going to Dallas at 16 in his latest mock.
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Child safety report: Recalls ineffective
Just 10% of children's products are returned or fixed during safety recalls, according to a first-of-its-kind report out Tuesday from a children's safety advocacy group. Such a low number of successfully recalled products means many commonly used items …
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Compromise on safety standards cause of air crashes in Nepal
This is the case for instance of a pressure pilots face to take the flight, but a compromise on air-safety has not stopped but get multiply in the geographically challenged places where the food, logistics and other supplies are mainly dependent over …
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Iditarod start stays in Willow despite safety worries
Several veteran mushers said Monday they worried about the trail conditions but had faith that the restart decision was made with safety as a priority. A lack of snow and a January warm-up left trails icy or bare and many people wondering about …
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Trust, cost and public safety

Trust, cost and public safety
Working to turn bold campaign vision into bureaucratic reality, Mayor Lovely Warren will in the near future seize opportunities to make her mark on public safety in Rochester. With smart management, aggressive outreach and mindful stewardship of …
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Graco recalls 3.8 million child-safety seats due to bad latch
Graco is recalling approximately 3.8 million child-safety seats because of a harness latch that might be difficult to unhook in an emergency. It's the largest car seat recall in five years, according to Bloomberg News. The company said in a statement …
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Man's 30-foot ice tower dismantled over safety concerns
A man's impromptu ice sculpture in the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee was torn down after city officials deemed the 30-foot tower a safety hazard, WISN.com reports. We here at the Sideshow are conflicted. On the one hand, David Schardt probably …
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Hearing provides few answers on water safety
Water companies do not set safety standards, McIntyre said. They just follow them, and West Virginia American is "in compliance with all the standards." Asked the same question, Dr. Letitia Tierney, commissioner of the state Bureau for Public Health …
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2014 Toyota Prius Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government
The 2014 Toyota Prius hybrid earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Prius received four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash …
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Olympians concerned with halfpipe safety
Olympians concerned with halfpipe safety. sochi-olympic-halfpipe_1392048361578.jpg. Volunteers check the condition of the half pipe before a Men's Snowboard Halfpipe training session at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on …
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Other Views: Job No. 1: Train safety in cities, towns

Other Views: Job No. 1: Train safety in cities, towns
Here's the problem: While the volume of oil being shipped by rail has skyrocketed, America's fleet of tank cars date from an earlier era, and many don't meet the newest safety standards. Advertisement. Stronger and safer cars are being brought on line.
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ESPN draft guru has Cowboys taking safety in first round
“I don't see a free safety solution on the Cowboys' roster, and good ones typically don't make it to free agency,” Kiper wrote last month, “so this pick lines up need and board value pretty effectively.” During a conference call Thursday, Kiper …
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Early safety sets record, and tone, in Super Bowl

Early safety sets record, and tone, in Super Bowl
The safety was the fastest score in Super Bowl history. The previous record was 14 seconds on Devin Hester's return of the opening kickoff for a touchdown for the Bears in 2007 — also against Manning's team. That time, Manning soon led his Colts back …
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Coastal area explores ways to improve beach safety
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Just 60 miles south of Glynn County, the lively community of Fernandina Beach, Fla., relies heavily on tourists – just like the Golden Isles. But unlike the Golden Isles, Fernandina Beach spends more than $ 200,000 a year on …
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Super Bowl notebook: Early safety sets record, and tone, in Super Bowl
Knowshon Moreno fell on the ball to keep Seattle from scoring a touchdown, but it was still a safety and a 2-0 lead for the Seahawks. That would grow to 36-0 before the Broncos finally scored on the last play of the third quarter in a 43-8 loss. It was …
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FDA Issued 11 Warning Letters in January
The FDA District Directors requested written responses detailing steps taken to bring the firms into compliance with food safety laws and regulations, to correct violations cited in the letters and to prevent their recurrence. Egg Producers Warned For …
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NFLN survey/player safety: Bears

NFLN survey/player safety: Bears
Of the 320 players surveyed, 192 said they believe the NFL is committed to player safety, while the other 128 disagreed. In the Chicago Bears locker room, seven of the 10 players surveyed said they believe the NFL is actually committed to player safety.
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'You work until you die:' Inside America's fragmented safety net for the disabled
Joe Entwisle first came to my attention over Twitter, where he is a high-volume contributor under the moniker @wheelieboy. Joe has worked extensively in several areas of disability policy and practice. He is now a Senior Health Policy Analyst at Health …
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DCF Shift Puts Children's Safety At Risk

DCF Shift Puts Children's Safety At Risk
The state's reliance on an unproven money-saving system, which keeps children — who are alleged victims of maltreatment — in their homes, raises questions about their safety and appears to contribute to worsening treatment of children under the …
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Participation, competition, safety
Our editorial (Nov. 17, http://thegazette.com/2013/11/17/kids-games/) reviewed recent national research and raised questions about whether the expansion of organized youth sports has been a positive experience for children. The researchers found cause …
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Plans finalized for Safety City work
Plans finalized for Safety City work. What is Safety City? Safety City is a child-sized replica of Longview, including 16 small buildings, child-sized roads, intersections with working traffic signals, a railroad crossing with a signal and an overpass …
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