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  • McDonald's Cook Attacked by Customers Plans to Sue
    McDonald's Cook Attacked by Customers Plans to Sue

    A New York City McDonald's cook who had to fend off an attack by two female customers with a steel pole plans to sue the fast food restaurant. On October 13, two women tried to pay with a $50 bill at ...

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  • Walmart Pulls Enfamil from Shelves After Infant Death
    Walmart Pulls Enfamil from Shelves After Infant Death

    Walmart announced on Thursday that it will be removing Enfamil baby formula from its store shelves while police in Missouri investigate the death of a baby who had been infected with a rare bacterium. ...

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  • BP Agrees to Pay $50 Million Over Pollution Violations
    BP Agrees to Pay $50 Million Over Pollution Violations

    British Petroleum has agreed to pay the state of Texas $50 million to settle allegations of air pollution over a 2005 explosion at its Texas City refinery, according to a statement by the state's ...

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  • Jury Awards $2M to Foster Care Abuse Victim
    Jury Awards $2M to Foster Care Abuse Victim

    A jury in Oregon awarded $2 million to a child who was abused by his foster parents from 2002 to 2004 because child welfare workers failed to protect him after receiving repeated reports of abuse in ...

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  • CDC Blames 25 Deaths on Contaminated Cantaloupes
    CDC Blames 25 Deaths on Contaminated Cantaloupes

    The Centers for Disease Control now blames 25 deaths and 123 illnesses on contaminated cantaloupes from a Colorado farm. The cantaloupes, from Jensen Farms, were sold whole or pre-cut under the "Rocky ...

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  • DUI checkpoint Friday night in Plantation
    DUI checkpoint Friday night in Plantation

    The Sun Sentinel reported this morning that the Plantation Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint this weekend which is meant to discourage impaired driving. Vehicles will be randomly ...

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