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Fewer bridges need repairs, but task still monumental

Interesting article. Every day we drive over bridges, not giving them a second thought. Many of these are old and historic. WASHINGTON, February 2016 – Nearly 10% of the country’s bridges – 58,495 out of 609,539 – were considered structurally deficient … Continue reading

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Land Rover Defender ends production after seven decades

The death of a British icon: Land Rover Defender ends production after seven decades January 29th, 2016 The last Land Rover Defender will roll off the production line later today, ending 67 years of the popular 4×4 being made. It … Continue reading

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AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices

This story is re blogged from a press release on the American Medical Association website. My take: This hopefully will help control prices of proprietary prescription drugs.  AMA Calls for Ban on Direct to Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs and … Continue reading

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Feds seek to ban smoking in public housing

Cigarettes in their package. My take on this news item is this current administration, proving to be the Socialists that they are, are trying to take control, even more. This will, if implemented, hit their core supporters the most, the … Continue reading

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Teen who received kidney from his mum is told he can’t have life-saving drug – because it’s too expensive (From Bournemouth Echo)

Teen who received kidney from his mum is told he can’t have life-saving drug – because it’s too expensive Lewis Brimble with his mum, Su First published 00:04 Thursday 30 April 2015 in News Last updated 04:54 Thursday 30 April … Continue reading

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As Americans nearly freeze to death, EPA pushes to criminalize many woodstoves

As Americans nearly freeze to death, EPA pushes to criminalize many woodstoves via As Americans nearly freeze to death, EPA pushes to criminalize many woodstoves.

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Happy New Year, America! Your favorite light bulb is now illegal.

Happy New Year, America! Your favorite light bulb is now illegal. Well, sort of. As of January 1, U.S. businesses can no longer manufacture or import “general service” incandescent bulbs—the most popular light bulbs in America. Consumers can still buy … Continue reading

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