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Negligence blamed for two deaths in Waconia 

The Minnesota Department of Health has determined that negligence led to the deaths of two residents at a nursing home in Waconia.

Through two investigations, the department found that institutional negligence led to the death of a resident at Good Samaritan Society – Waconia and Westview Acre in February, and employee negligence led to the death of another resident in July. 9 more words


Five Bishop Grandin intersections on list of Winnipeg's worst

WINNIPEG — Five intersections on Bishop Grandin Boulevard have made the list of Winnipeg’s worst when it comes to collisions and fatalities.

The city ordered a report to examine safety concerns on the busy stretch of the Winnipeg road last fall. 176 more words


The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life (CityLab)

By Edward Humes, Published April 12th, 2016

The car is the star. That’s been true for well over a century—unrivaled staying power for an industrial-age, pistons-and-brute-force machine in an era so dominated by silicon and software. 1,312 more words

Post Automobile

Icy roads save lives: surprising outcomes from Canadian winters

Did you know that driving fatalities in Canada are MUCH lower per capita than in the US? About 38,000 Americans (drivers, passengers, cyclists, pedestrians) are predicted to die in auto accidents in 2016… 612 more words

It's not a dead end after all...


I’m from Germany, and my story is a little bit sad, but I needed to talk.

When I was little my parents got divorced. I stayed with mom, my dad escaped. 319 more words


18 pedestrians struck, 1 killed on one single day in Toronto

Toronto Police responded to more than 90 injury collisions and 18 involving pedestrians on Thursday.

While it was a rainy, wet day in Toronto, Const. … 306 more words

Published Articles

5 facts you should know about distracted driving

The sheriff’s deputy in the passenger seat read a series of numbers aloud, and I punched them into my phone calculator with one hand on the steering wheel as I drove through the parking lot. 54 more words

Statesman Journal