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    • No Phone Zone Day

      No Phone Zone Day

      Oprah Winfrey — everyone’s favorite talk show host — has teamed up with transportation officials to declare today “No Phone Zone Day,” in an effort to curb distracted…

    • Three Injured In Three-Vehicle Accident

      Three Injured In Three-Vehicle Accident

      Three people were sent to the hospital on Wednesday following a three-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 79.
      The accident happened just after 4 p.m. about a mile west of State Highway 110,…

    • Woodville Woman Killed In Rollover Accident

      Woodville Woman Killed In Rollover Accident

      A Woodville woman was killed Saturday night in a single-car accident when she was ejected from the vehicle, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
      The woman, 59, was heading south…

    • Deere & Company Recalls John Deere Tractors Due to Collision Hazard

      Deere & Company Recalls John Deere Tractors Due to Collision Hazard

      Deere & Company, in conjunction with the CPSC, is recalling about 5,400 John Deere Compact Utility Tractors due to a collision hazard.The forward drive pedal can get stuck, posing a risk of loss of control and injury to the operator and bystanders. Deere & Company has received seven reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.The recalled product has a model number that is 3203, which…

    • Sweetwater Valley Farms, Inc. Recalls Southern Cheddar Jack Volunteer Special Cheese

      Sweetwater Valley Farms, Inc. Recalls Southern Cheddar Jack Volunteer Special Cheese

      Sweetwater Valley Farms Inc., in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling its Southern Cheddar Jack Volunteer Special Cheese because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems are most vulnerable to Listeria. Symptoms of Listeriosis include, but are not limited to, fever, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and…

    • Third Recall for Mattel Because of Lead-Tainted Toys

      Third Recall for Mattel Because of Lead-Tainted Toys

      Mattel has announced another recall on toys, which has been the third recall in less than five weeks. All the recalled toys have been pulled from the shelves because of excess lead in the surface paint. This worldwide recall involves 11 different toys, including eight pet and furniture playsets sold under the Barbie brand and three Fisher-Price toys — two GeoTrax toys and a Big, Big World…

    • Cloud's Tuna and Egg Salad Sandwiches Recalled Due to Contamination

      Cloud's Tuna and Egg Salad Sandwiches Recalled Due to Contamination

      CFS Operating Ltd. is recalling 4219 units of Cloud’s Tuna Salad Sandwiches and Egg Salad Sandwiches because they may be infected with Listeria monocytogenes, which is an organism that can cause serious infections in children, elderly people, and those with weak immune systems and may even cause death. For healthy adults the infection may cause high fevers, headaches, stiffness, nausea,…

    • TB Patient from Arkansas Flees Hospital

      TB Patient from Arkansas Flees Hospital

      Franklin Greenwood, 50, was placed under isolation at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hospital on June 29. He was seen coughing up blood outside the building for traffic court. After being held at the hospital for a few days Greenwood broke a window and fled the hospital. Hosptial authorities kept a civilian worker outside his room so he would be unable to leave. Arkansas…

    • Food and Drug Administration to Strengthen  Warnings for Antidepressant Drugs

      Food and Drug Administration to Strengthen Warnings for Antidepressant Drugs

      The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved the strongest possible warnings for antidepressants to warn patients and physicians that the drug could increase the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in adults 18 to 24 years of age.The action comes after a Food and Drug Administration committee recommended the warning after finding small increases in suicidal thoughts, and behaviors by young…

    • Oxycontin Manufacturer Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay Fine of $600,000,000

      Oxycontin Manufacturer Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay Fine of $600,000,000

      The company that makes the narcotic painkiller OxyContin and three current and former executives of Purdue Pharma, the company that markets OxyContin pled guilty in Federal Court to criminal charges that they misled doctors, federal regulators and patients as to the addictive nature as to the prescription drug, OxyContin. OxyContin is a powerful, long-acting narcotic that provides relief of…