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Tyson officials say welding spark likely caused Holcomb fire

Aug. 15, 2019 7:53 AM EDT

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tyson officials say a spark from welding during maintenance is the likely cause of a fire that damaged the company's plant in Holcomb. Tyson representatives met Wednesday with state and other government officials to discuss Friday night's fire, which caused extensive damage. No one...

SBA disaster assistance available to some private nonprofits

Jul. 28, 2019 9:59 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Some private nonprofit organizations that don't provide critical governmental services may be eligible for low-interest loans to recover from severe weather that hit Ohio in May. The U.S. Small Business Administration says certain private nonprofits in Columbiana, Greene, Mercer and...

Engineers reminisce about work on the Apollo program

Jul. 26, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Carried to the moon by the Apollo 11 spacecraft and left behind when it departed is a plaque bearing the signatures of the mission's three astronauts — Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, as well as the signature of President Richard Nixon. There are several more...

Vermont non-profits being reminded of disaster aid deadline

Jul. 13, 2019 2:02 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding private non-profit organizations in Vermont about an upcoming deadline to apply for loans to help recover from damage suffered during storms and flooding on April 15. The deadline for applying is Aug. 13. Non-profits that are...

Putin awards seamen killed by fire on navy's submersible

Jul. 5, 2019 7:44 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded the nation's highest honors to 14 seamen who died in a fire on one of the navy's research submersibles. Putin's decree published Friday posthumously awarded four naval officers with the Hero of Russia medals and the others with the Order of...

Russia: Nuclear reactor safe on fire-hit submersible

Jul. 4, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The nuclear reactor on one of the Russian navy's research submersibles hasn't been damaged in a fire that killed 14 seamen, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday, adding that the vessel would be put back into service after repairs. The Defense Ministry said the 14 seamen were killed by...

Hawaii lowland bog thriving again after restoration effort

Jul. 2, 2019 10:20 AM EDT

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Officials say Hawaii's last remaining native lowland bog is thriving again following a more than decade-long restoration effort. The Garden Island reported Monday that conservation groups have worked to restore native plants to the Kanaele Bog on Kauai after it became overrun with...