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...USS Intrepid. In 2001, Ford Motor Co. said it planned to spend more than $2 billion to replace up to 13 million Firestone tires on its vehicles because of safety concerns. In the world In 1939, Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini signed a "Pact...

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...silence" about the abuse of women. In 2000, on the eve of congressional hearings into the recall of 6 1/2 million Firestone tires, Ford Motor Co. released new documents to bolster its contention that it had no reason to doubt the safety of the...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Americans are cruising around on Firestone tires that could unexpectedly blow...Americans are cruising around on Firestone tires that could unexpectedly blow to...Americans are cruising around on Firestone tires that could unexpectedly blow to...

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...DETROIT - Owners of the 15-inch Firestone tires under recall may have to wait...DETROIT - Owners of the 15-inch Firestone tires under recall may have to wait...DETROIT - Owners of the 15-inch Firestone tires under recall may have to wait...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...unpaved Dempster  Eagle Plains can be an inescapable destination. One traveler was faced recently with replacing two Firestone tires on a sport utility vehicle for a cost of $344 Canadian. photo: Inside Although two ferry crossings on the Dempster...

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Dealer ready to handle Toyota recalls

...of vehicles for sticky accelerator pedals on certain models. It was the largest recall in the industry since the Firestone tire recall 10 years ago. The recall follows one by Toyota in November for floor mats becoming entrapped in pedals. The...

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Feds have reports of 21 deaths from faulty tires

...investigating 21 reported traffic deaths allegedly caused when Firestone tires - often used on new pickups and sport utility vehicles...the agency's records show. Ford has replaced Firestone tires for free on vehicles sold in Venezuela, Ecuador...

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Shoppers deserve fair prices, full disclosure

We all are customers. Regardless of where we come from or whether we are shopping for Firestone tires, dolphin-free tuna or a Native-carved totem, we deserve to be told the truth. Customers who are not told the truth are cheated...

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Recall creates shortage of tires; manufacturers scramble to fill

DETROIT - Owners of the 15-inch Firestone tires under recall may have to wait several weeks for replacements because the recall apparently created a nationwide shortage. The...

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Safety's fallen asleep

...NHTSA officials were aware in 1998 that the nation's largest auto insurer, State Farm, had detected a pattern of Firestone tire blowouts on certain sport-utility vehicles, including the Ford Explorer. NHTSA officials knew as early as mid-May...

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