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Texas Woman Accused Of Poisoning Child With Salt

A Texas pediatric nurse has been arrested for feeding her own daughter such a dangerous amount of salt that the child had to be hospitalized.

04/10/2014

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Ex-Chemical Firm Exec Gets Prison For Worker Death

A federal judge has sentenced the former president of a Port Arthur chemical company to one year in prison for occupational safety crimes that led to an employee’s death.

10/28/2013

Coast Guard Attempts Burning Off Oil Leaking From Sunken Rig

Feds, Transocean Reach $1.4B Deal Over Gulf Spill

The Justice Department has reached a $1.4 billion settlement with Transocean Ltd., the owner of the drilling rig that sank after an explosion killed 11 workers and spawned the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

01/03/2013

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Poisonous Poinsettias – Truth or Myth?

Poinsettias are the most popular Christmas plants sold in the United States during the holiday season. One myth is that the poinsettia plant is poisonous.

CBSDFW.COM–12/20/2012

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Mercury Cleanup Continues At North Texas Elementary School

Clean up continues at one North Texas elementary school following a mercury spill. The EPA, TCEQ, and North Texas Poison Center have been at Urban Park Elementary School for several days.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2012

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EPA Adds 2 Texas Waste Sites To Superfund List

The Environmental Protection Agency is adding 12 hazardous waste sites to the list of most-contaminated places in the United States including two in the sate of Texas.

09/14/2012

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2010 Poisoned Iced Tea Case Now Becoming Public

Five people were taken to the hospital in April of 2010 after drinking iced tea at a North Texas restaurant that had been laced with sodium azide.

07/12/2012

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Packs Of ‘Tide Pods’ To Be Made Safer

Procter & Gamble said that it will change the packaging for its miniature laundry detergent product to deter children from eating the brightly colored packets that look like candy.

05/25/2012

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Doctors Report Rise In Kids Eating Detergent Packs

Poison control centers across the United States are reporting a rise in cases of children swallowing laundry detergent packets.

05/24/2012

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Summer Tour Guide – From The Allman Brothers to ZZ Top

Summer’s here, and the time is right for dancing in the seats. Check out this season’s hottest outdoor concert tours.

05/14/2012

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Sixth-Grader Poisoned Teacher, Police Say

A 12-year-old Joshua boy is in a juvenile detention facility after allegedly poisoning one of his teachers.

03/04/2011

Half Off Brett Michaels Tickets

My friends over at Jack FM tell me that you can get half off tickets to see Brett Michaels next week

07/16/2010