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  • Ohio nuclear plant says cracks not a safety threat

    OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — The operator of an Ohio nuclear plant along Lake Erie said cracks first discovered three years ago have grown in the concrete building that protects the plant and its reactor. The findings do not mean the structure at the Davis-Besse plant near Toledo is unsafe,...

  • Los Angeles utility worker shocked by power line

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employee is in critical condition after he was shocked by a 4,800-volt power line. The agency says the employee was working on overhead electrical lines in Encino when he touched a wire shortly before 11:30 a.m....

  • Panel faults safety practices at Metro-North

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Metro-North Railroad has sacrificed safety for on-time performance, according to a report released Wednesday by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority panel. The report echoes an assessment conducted this year by the Federal Railroad Administration, which investigated after...

  • UPDATED: CFPB exec sought ways to shield bank documents from public

    A top Consumer Financial Protection Bureau executive tried to prevent public release of bank responses to consumer complaints, according to newly released documents.

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