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Trek issues recall for disc brake-equipped bikes

...The main thing is, if your Trek or Gary Fisher bike has disc brakes, bring it in," Beeson said.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission cites three reported accidents involving the quick release lever. One left the rider with a broken...
Rich Lowry: The military vs. Marlboro

...that's unhealthy."A prohibition on tobacco sales would be a step toward denying members of the military access to consumer products that are freely available to the general population. No one tries to stop the black-turtleneck-wearing graduate...

...No longer do you have to venture outside to plug in your lights," says Dave Geraci with Ohio-based Technical Consumer Products.TCP recently unveiled a smart home lighting system known as Connected by TCP, which links to a home's Wi-Fi...
Cook Inlet Tribal Council to share culture, educate youth through video games

...experience a story - video game - voice that has the authentic voice." The adventure game is to be Upper One Game's consumer product, its money maker, its foot in the door. "Historia" is where the company will make its educational impact, Gershenfeld...
Local organizations benefit from state PFD donation program

...that come to mind when contemplating future Alaska Permanent Fund dividends. Yet, while many indulge in purchasing consumer products, others choose to give back. Starting Jan. 1, Kenai Peninsula residents can donate a portion of their share to...
Challenger Center hosts nanoscience event

...and packaging, where they offer transparency and strength. Sunscreens use nanoparticulate zinc oxide. Exploring consumer products was the theme of at least two booths at the event, as sunscreen and nano gold experiments piqued kids' curiosities...
'Tis the season to take home safety measures

...monoxide is a silent killer -- the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in North America, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. People are exposed to the colorless, odorless, invisible gas through a number of home appliances...

...concluded that Starbucks must pay $2.76 billion to settle a dispute with Kraft over coffee distribution.The two consumer products companies had been locked in a fight for three years after Starbucks Corp. fired Kraft as its distributor of packaged...
It's boycott time

...fair taxation and labor rights. Simplicity itself : Koch Industries owns Georgia Pacific, which makes a ton of consumer products, including Brawny paper towels and Northern tissue. Need I say more?Furthermore, who really needs to eat at...

...face and head. Appropriate clothing can help reduce the risk of frostbite. Snow Removal According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 16,000 people are treated in emergency rooms annually for injuries sustained while removing snow...


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