North Texas Recycling Manager Warns Of Fire Risks From Putting Batteries In TrashBatteries power our lives and devices, but how you dispose of them could pose a hidden risk.
Study: More Child ER Visits For Swallowed Toys, Coins & BatteriesThe number of young kids who went to U.S. emergency rooms because they swallowed toys, coins, batteries and other objects has more than doubled.
Energizer Spends $2 Billion To Acquire Rayovac Battery BrandEnergizer will spend $2 billion in cash to acquire the battery and lighting assets of Spectrum, adding the Rayovac brand to its battery and lighting division.
Spacewalking Astronauts Upgrading Orbiting Lab's Power GridAstronauts are taking another spacewalk to plug in new and better batteries outside the International Space Station.
Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s BatteriesScientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.
Vandals Stealing Batteries From Electronic Highway SignsSomeone is vandalizing important electronic signs in some construction zones north of Dallas.
Terrell Hospital Escapee CapturedAfter three days on the run, Dallas County Sheriff's Deputies have captured a man who escaped Terrell State Hospital's custody on Saturday afternoon.
Police Seek Terrell Hospital EscapeeAuthorities in Terrell are searching for a man who escaped from the Terrell State Hospital's custody on Saturday afternoon while being taken in for medical treatment.
Frisco Lead Smelter Gets More Time To Cut EmissionsOpponents of Exide's plant had hoped pressure to meet air quality standards by November would force it to close.
Protecting Your Gizmos From The ColdMuch of the country's been in a deep freeze for the last few weeks. And that can put your electronic devices in jeopardy since, odds are, you don't leave home without your mini-computers, such as iPods and smart phones.
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