My car is parked sidelong on a hill. The driver-side wheels cling to the edge of the asphalt, barely touching the roadway. The passenger-side, eighteen-inches lower, sits on the lip of a steep, grassy embankment. 1,020 more words
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Decades before Freddie Gray died in police custody in 2015, he lived in a dilapidated house in the Baltimore neighborhood of Sandtown-Winchester, a part of the city where the average life expectancy is lower than in North Korea. 1,653 more words
Even before we get in-depth about frangible ammunitions, we need to be familiar with features that make them so distinct. Lead free frangible ammunitions are specially designed ammunitions that break at the time of impact. 483 more words
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“There are no known cases of elevated blood lead levels in the city linked to outdoor exposure, like from parks, playgrounds, or dust in the air,” said Caroline Johnson, deputy commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.
Identification of the Probable Source of the Lead Poisoning Observed in Members of the Franklin Expedition
Since 1982, signs of a high exposure to lead have been identified in the human remains of members… 56 more words
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Parents in the Point Breeze neighborhood say they got the news they did not want to hear at the start of summer break.