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1 dead, several ill, after chemical incident at Buffalo Wild Wings

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New Orleans Hard Rock Cafe Casino Collapses, Multiple injuries and fatality reported on scene

mirror  A Hard Rock hotel collapsed in downtown New Orleans leaving one person dead and three people missing. Shocking footage shows pedestrians scrambling for cover as the top floors of the building fell to the ground in a giant cloud of dust. Another harrowing video shows cars frantically trying to escape falling debris as terrified tourists watch on. The incident ...

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One dead in Merced County HAZMAT incident

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NC town issuing warning after 5 heroin overdoses, 2 of them fatal, within 36 hours

Fox Carolina ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in eastern North Carolina have issued an alert after five people overdosed on heroin in the span of 36 hours. Two of those people died. Elizabeth City police tell news outlets that they issued the “overdose alert” after responding to the overdoses on Thursday and Friday. A news release says police used ...

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Woman dead, and six evaluated after chemical incident at Ramada London Hotel

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2 dead in North Dallas; CO possibly to blame

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Deputies identify couple who died from possible CO poisoning in Sarasota

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Death in Seattle results in HAZMAT investigation

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Driver killed after ammonium nitrate explodes in south Arkansas; area evacuated after blast that was heard miles away

Camden News   The driver of a fertilizer truck was killed when the truck’s wheels caught fire and it exploded in southern Arkansas Wednesday morning, causing a boom that was heard for miles and prompting an evacuation of the surrounding area, authorities said. Arkansas Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman Melody Daniel confirmed the fatality and said three firefighters were also ...

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Kratom-Related Calls to Poison Control Centers on the Rise

Partnership For Drug Free Kids      Poison control centers report a growing number of calls related to the herbal supplement kratom, according to the Washington post There were more than 1,800 calls related to kratom exposures from January 2011 through December 2017, researchers report in the journal Clinical Toxicology. Sixty-five percent of the calls were made in 2016 and 2017. ...

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