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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.| Author of Emmett Till book gave FBI interview recordings

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Weeks after he published a book about the brutal slaying of Emmett Till, a North Carolina author received a call from FBI agents asking about his interview with a key witness who acknowledged lying about her interactions with the black teen. Not long after that, Duke University scholar Timothy Tyson said, he turned … Continue reading BIRMINGHAM, Ala.| Author of Emmett Till book gave FBI interview recordings

Rapid building technique gets scrutiny after bridge collapse

/March 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last weekend, Florida International University officials were beaming with pride. The pedestrian bridge on the edge of the Miami-area campus was a signature achievement of the school’s Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center, a research group set up … Continue reading Rapid building technique gets scrutiny after bridge collapse

APNewsBreak: US utilities find water pollution at ash sites

BILLINGS, Mont./March 02, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Major utilities have found evidence of groundwater contamination at coal-burning power plants across the U.S. where landfills and man-made ponds have been used for decades as dumping grounds for coal ash, according to data released by plant owners under a Friday deadline. Heightened levels of pollutants— including arsenic and … Continue reading APNewsBreak: US utilities find water pollution at ash sites

Lawsuit: Duke, UNC agreed to not hire each other’s doctors

RALEIGH, N.C/January 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The basketball rivalry between Duke University and the University of North Carolina battle is legendary, but a federal lawsuit says the two elite institutions have agreed not to compete in another prestigious area: the market for highly skilled medical workers. The anti-trust complaint by a former Duke radiologist accuses the schools … Continue reading Lawsuit: Duke, UNC agreed to not hire each other’s doctors