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Ford Faces $4.2 Billion Lawsuit for Allegedly Dirty F-series Super Duty Diesel Ford Faces $4.2 Billion Lawsuit for Allegedly Dirty F-series Super Duty Diesel
- Hundreds of thousands of Ford Super Duty pickups pollute at up to 50 times higher than federal emissions standards, a new class-action lawsuit alleges. - Hagens Berman, the same Seattle law firm that filed claims against Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler for rigging diesel...
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2018 Ford Fusion, Reviewed in Depth: Quantity over Quality 2018 Ford Fusion, Reviewed in Depth: Quantity over Quality
- Every adolescent who successfully manages the transition to adulthood is, at some point, faced with a version of the same choice: Is it better to be a polymath or a specialist? To have a liberal-arts education or a deep understanding of the mating habits of the Eastern tent caterpillar? If the Ford...
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U.S. Penalizes Takata $1 Billion and Charges Three Executives with Fraud U.S. Penalizes Takata $1 Billion and Charges Three Executives with Fraud
- The U.S. government has fined Takata Corp. $1 billion as part of the Japanese automotive supplier’s agreement to plead guilty to one count of wire fraud. The move comes after potentially faulty and explosive airbags supplied by Takata prompted the largest automotive safety recall in U.S. history. - The...
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Watch: Woman Abandons Doomed Lada in the Nick of Time Watch: Woman Abandons Doomed Lada in the Nick of Time
From the “Stuff We Found on the Internet” file comes this Eastern Europe–sourced dashcam clip in which a Lada 2107 is partially pancaked by some heavy machinery that rolled backward after failing to make it up a mild grade. Unsurprisingly, the Lada doesn’t take the impact in anything...
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Dog dies in fire Dog dies in fire
A dog was killed in a house fire on N.C. 62 Tuesday morning that destroyed a kitchen. North Eastern Fire Department was called to 4607 N.C. 62 North at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. When firefighters arrived, there was heavy smoke coming from the…
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Football scores Football scores
Western Alamance 21, Cummings 14 Williams 18, Graham 14 Eastern Alamance 38, Southern Alamance 3   Alleghany County 28, North Wilkes 16 Andrews 40, Rabun Gap-Nachoochee, Ga. 14 Apex Middle Creek 48, Fuquay-Varina 47, 2OT Arden Christ School 35, …
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Two-QB attack carries Eagles past Patriots Two-QB attack carries Eagles past Patriots
MT. HERMON — Robbie Lanier and Josh Long played a game within a game Friday night when Eastern Alamance faced Southern Alamance. The Eagles posted a 38-3 victory in the non-conference game using their experience, a new defensive front and…
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Hurricane Irene at a glance Hurricane Irene at a glance
The latest on what’s happening with Hurricane Irene — in its wake and in its path as it moves north along the Eastern Seaboard: BEHIND THE STORM: -TREE KILLS BOY — An 11-year-old boy was killed when a tree crashed through a Virginia apartment…
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Irene heads north after lashing North Carolina coast Irene heads north after lashing North Carolina coast
MOREHEAD CITY — Hurricane Irene opened its assault on the Eastern Seaboard on Saturday by lashing the North Carolina coast with wind as strong as 115 mph and pounding shoreline homes with waves. Farther north, authorities readied a massive shutdown…
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Ups and Downs: Admirable admission; debt deficit; and shall we say it — ‘goodnight Irene’ Ups and Downs: Admirable admission; debt deficit; and shall we say it — ‘goodnight Irene’
It’s hard to imagine that a hurricane could be the size of several states but that’s the state of things with Irene, which is roaring onto the North Carolina coast and up the eastern seaboard right now. THUMBS UP to our emergency management…
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