Declarations

Declarations

No Involvement “It is clear that Mr. Allman … had no involvement in any of the decisions that resulted in Sarah’s death.” —Jeff Harris, an Atlanta attorney for the parents of Sarah Jones, a camera assistant who was killed by …

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Wild Bus Ride “She can’t stay in the lanes, she’s crossing the double lines, and the adults are getting scared.” —A woman on a Utah school bus called 911 when the driver allegedly began driving erratically. The driver was arrested …

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Insurance Scams “Sadly, senior citizens are among our most vulnerable targets for insurance and financial fraud.” —New Jersey Dept. of Banking and Insurance Commissioner Ken Kobylowski’s comment during a consumer awareness meeting with senior citizens in Sayreville, N.J., on Oct. …

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Climate Action “As we have seen, when New York takes action the rest of the world pays attention and it is my hope that we can serve as a model for cities all across the world as we continue to …

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Stormy Relations “Storm surge and wind-driven waves flooded homes and moved them off their foundations in Kapoho, Hawaii County.”  —Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie describing the damaging force of the tropical storm Iselle. His petition for disaster assistance for the storm …

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Uh Oh, Yogi “The new maps show how Yellowstone has had a relative increase in the hazard.” —University of Utah geophysicist Bob Smith said a U.S. Geological Survey report indicates a slightly greater earthquake hazard in Greater Yellowstone than previously …

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Bad Drone “These unmanned aircraft are becoming very popular with people, and there’s a possibility we will see more of them.” —California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman Lynne Tolmachoff said a private drone trying to record footage of …

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Multiple System Gaps “What this investigation uncovered were multiple gaps in multiple systems.” —Chris Hart, acting chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, said a report showed a distracted pilot driver and an inadequate permitting process by the state of …

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Brewing Brewer “The ruling is especially disturbing given the current influx of illegal aliens, a crisis President Obama created and escalated.” —Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer upset over a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that her state’s policy of denying driver’s …

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Road Safety Projects “Strengthening vital infrastructure across the state is critically important to ensuring the safety of our communities, both today and for future generations.” —New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on road safety projects. Cuomo announced on June 10 that …

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