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EPA hits chemical maker for not notifying on new compounds

EPA hits chemical maker for not notifying on new compounds

A chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds, the agency said this week.The Chemours ...

Update: Portland officer restricted following texts

Update: Portland officer restricted following texts

The Latest on text messages between the commander of the Portland, Oregon Police Bureau's rapid response team and the leader of the far-right group Patriot Prayer (all times local):12:30 p.m.Portland, Oregon, police say commander will ...

ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees in Texas

ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees in Texas

The U.S. government has suddenly stopped force-feeding a group of men on a hunger strike inside an El Paso immigration detention center, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said.The dramatic reversal came Thursday as public pressure ...

Police: 4 charged in fight, shooting at Virginia mall

Police: 4 charged in fight, shooting at Virginia mall

Police in Virginia say four men have been charged in a shooting inside a downtown Norfolk mall, including one of the two people shot.Norfolk police said in a statement Friday that the shooting happened during ...

In first year, Pennsylvanians paid out $132M for medical pot

In first year, Pennsylvanians paid out $132M for medical pot

State officials say Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program provided the drug nearly 600,000 times during its first year of sales.The Wolf Administration said Friday that more than 83,000 people have purchased medical marijuana at the 45 ...

Worker hurt in 2018  Texas hospital blast sues gas utility

Worker hurt in 2018 Texas hospital blast sues gas utility

A worker severely burned in a 2018 deadly explosion at a Central Texas hospital has sued a Dallas-based utility seeking more than $1 million.Matt Aaron of Oglesby alleges Atmos (AT'-muhs) Energy Corporation failed to maintain ...