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iStock/Thinkstock(CARLSBAD, N.M.) -- An investigation board looking into a February accident at a U.S. nuclear waste dump found the incident was caused in part by "failure to fully understand, characterize, and control the radiological hazard," as well as maintenance and poor management. The radiation leak resulted in the contamination of [...]
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 11:45:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
File photo. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Trevor Welsh/(SAN DIEGO) -- A San Diego naval base underwent a lockdown Thursday after reports of an armed gunman. Naval Base Point Loma issued a "shelter in place" order, but the reports turned out to be a sailor [...]
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 7:57:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
File photo. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Authorities in Texas have signed off on plans to control the growing feral hog population that include trapping and cooking the critters to feed to the hungry at local food banks.The pigs will be trapped at George Bush Park and Congressman Bill Archer [...]
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 7:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source

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