Fireplace maintenance prevents safety risks

Before lighting up your fireplace this winter, experts recommend having it inspected for potential safety hazards.“We’re trying to prevent chimney fires that can cause a house to catch on fire,” said Merideth Judd, owner of Judd and Son Chimney Service in Schererville. “Get them cleaned and inspected on a regular basis.”The Chimney Safety Institute of [...]

 

 

 

 

KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad Cities – Russian nationalists …

By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press MOSCOW (AP) – Thousands of nationalists marched through Moscow on Sunday chanting slogans such as “Russia for the Russians” to protest President Vladimir Putin’s government, which they accuse of lavishing privileges on migrants and …

 

 

 

 

Another storm headed toward weather-beaten NY, NJ

By By JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press – 7 hours ago  NEW YORK (AP) — Just what New York and New Jersey need after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy: more high winds.The National Weather Service predicted Sunday that a Nor’easter that could include gusts of up to 55 mph is likely to reach the area by [...]

 

 

 

 

KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad Cities – Greek publisher acquitted …

By DALTON BENNETT and FANIS KARABATSAKISAssociated Press ATHENS, Greece (AP) – A magazine publisher was acquitted on Thursday of breaching privacy laws by printing a list allegedly naming Greeks with bank accounts in Switzerland. The list has touched …

 

 

 

 

KATV – Breaking News, Weather and Razorback SportsSoldier, accomplice …

By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) – A U.S. soldier was convicted Thursday in a murder-for-hire scheme in which prosecutors say he agreed to help kill a man for undercover agents posing as members of …

 

 

 

 

WDAM.COM – TV 7 – News, Weather and SportsTests find bacteria in products of … – WDAM

By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) – Federal regulators said Thursday that they’ve found contamination in more drugs made by a pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak. …

 

 

 

 

Lonmin PLC may restructure after violent strike

By CARLEY PETESCHAssociated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Lonmin Platinum said it must restructure its operations after violent strikes that caused the deaths of more than 40 people and reduced the company’s output. …

 

 

 

 

Town relives past violence with new homicides

By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The recent homicides of six people along the Tennessee-Alabama state line have brought back fear and bad memories of previous violent slayings near the quiet rural town of Fayetteville, …

 

 

 

 

Tunisians march against rising political violence

By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAAssociated Press TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) – Thousands of people decrying growing violence in Tunisian politics have marched in the capital saying the nation’s nascent democracy is at risk. …