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June, 2001 Archive
Orondo, Washington A Clarkston man was in serious condition today in a Seattle hospital after he was shocked Tuesday at the Mitchell Asphalt and Paving Plant. Clarence Akkerman was airlifted to the Seattle hospital after the 6:33 p.m. accident, said Douglas County Fire District 4 Chief Tom Steichen. Akkerman was Read More
Atlanta, Georgia Michael D. Kelly, 23, commandeered large construction crane in Atlanta hangs himself after daylong standoff. The man in a suit climbed up a 200-foot construction crane and held police at bay all day Thursday, reading a Bible, scribbling and, at one point, dropping a blank check as psychologists and Read More
There’s a trillion-dollar industry, a major portion of which has essentially no government oversight. It happens to handle the deadliest stuff on Earth. I found this loophole by accident after San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) dropped an 80,000 lb object 40 feet on June 1st, 2001 (specifically, a crane Read More
Cape Canaveral, Florida The dress rehearsal for an upcoming space station construction job was not quite a resounding success. But it did begin with a resounding thump. As astronauts prepared to test the international space station’s new robotic arm, it unexpectedly released its grip, rebounded and banged into the side Read More