Little hope of survivors in military plane crash

MEDAN, Indonesia - Rescuers with heavy machinery searched a shattered residential neighborhood Tuesday for any survivors from an Indonesian air force transport plane that crashed...
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Trash talk - the good kind

...Center will close its door while a new recycling baler is installed and a manufacturer trains employees on the compacting machinery. Training and installation will keep the operation on pause until Sept. 24, but Jim Penor, solid waste coordinator for...
Slack Tide: Cashing in on the green gold

...laser-light shows). And I neither condone nor condemn its use, provided you're of legal age and not operating heavy machinery. Plus, of course, there's nothing funny about substance abuse, except maybe the first two Cheech and Chong movies...
New facility stands in place of burned hatchery

...said manager Loren Thompson.The fire destroyed over a million King salmon eggs as well as outdated, 30-year-old machinery. It's suspected that an old wall heater ignited the blaze.Thompson says the rebuilt facility holds cutting-edge equipment...
Juneau's Hidden History: Historic power plants

...At the far end of the room is a dark doorway; it was later discovered that the room was full of asbestos.Much of the machinery and power equipment looks like it could fire up with just a few missing parts replaced or oiled. It was hard to resist pulling...
Search for answers begins in sinking of US cargo ship

...American Bureau of Shipping, a nonprofit organization that sets safety and other standards for ships, did full hull and machinery inspections in February with no red flags, the company said.F. John Nicoll, a retired captain who spent years piloting...
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How the Coast Guard brings the boom

...missions like the ones that occasionally escort cruise ships into Juneau.Among the six was Thomas Cumby, a third-class machinery technician using the flashbang rounds for the first time."I think I did OK," he said after firing two sets of two rounds...
Somber day in Sitka

...word 'safe' or 'safety,' but that's what it comes down to."By the end of the day the recovery crews, using heavy machinery, chainsaws and any other means at their disposal, had removed 25 yards worth of debris from the site where the landslide...
A few strange stories

...Devils Country to retrace the different routes described in "The Strangest Story Ever Told." A deer, several cows and heavy machinery under operation were encountered. The three didn't spot any devil creatures or come down with any abnormal madness, though...
Questions arise about neighborhood where slide killed 144

...said fire department spokesman Julio Sanchez. He said the number of rescuers has been reduced and crews were using heavy machinery to move the mud.Maldonado said authorities are still committed to recovering the bodies of victims, but stressed "we are...
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