'Fire hose' of moisture hits S. Carolina; 12 killed

...week of rain, they have carved new channels through an aging infrastructure.According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1,048 of the 9,275 bridges were structurally deficient before this storm. Some 550 roads and bridges remained closed...
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Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found

...of this magnitude, or any hurricane," said Barry Young, uncle of crew member Shaun Riviera.Terrence Meadows, a junior engineer and union member, said the captain and company made a poor decision to go to sea. He added there is often pressure for captains...
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My Turn: Healing the collective trauma of 9/11

...continues to plague so much of the Middle East. Otherwise, we'll remain stuck in endless cycles of fear, anger and hatred. ? Rich Moniak is a retired civil engineer with more than 25 years of experience working in the public sector.
Patrick Lennon

...pushing the limits of skiing and the outdoor lifestyle was his soul, and the mountains were his church. Educated as a Civil Engineer, Packy began his building career at the age of 14 but transitioned into the film industry as a Lighting Director until retirement...
Google's driverless car drivers ride a career less traveled

...they make observations that help the Internet company's engineers program the cars to navigate the roads without human assistance...It's not supposed to be humanly possible."While the engineers who are programming the robot cars have technical backgrounds...
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Faith Community School thanks Color Run sponsors

...Auto Body, Malia Hayward State Farm, Integrity Automotive, Jared Erickson DMD, Juneau Pizza, Nizich Family Dental, PND Engineers, Salon 2211, Western Auto & Marine, Super Bear, Alaska Litho, Miller Construction, Schmitz & Buck LLC, Fred & Karen...
GM will pay $900M over deadly ignition switch scandal

...challenge, he said.In this case, court papers showed that GM engineers knew of the problem in 2004 and 2005 when other employees, the media and customers complained. But the engineers left it alone, rejecting a cheap and simple fix, court papers...
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Chile confronts major quake with ease

...United States such as California, said Kishor Jaiswal, a civil engineer with the U.S. Geological Survey.Most buildings in urban...the experience of 2010," said Paulina Gonzalez, a civil engineer who teaches building design for earthquakes at the University...
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My Turn: The admission fee for living in paradise

...those who can afford it, including me, to start paying a higher admission fee if we choose to continue making Alaska our home.? Moniak is a retired civil engineer with more than 25 years of experience working in the public sector.
For years, VW software thwarted pollution regulations

...such blatant trickery, top executives must have been informed, said Guido Reinking, a German auto expert.Winterkorn is an engineer by training who led research and development across the VW group beginning in 2007, and became chairman of the management...
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