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An emergency has been declared on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Apparently a train tunnel containing radioactive materials has collapsed. HANFORD EMERGENCY INFORMATION Event Summary 5/9/2017 HANFORD SITE ALERT The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Richland Operations Office activated the Hanford Emergency Operations Center at 8:26 a.m., after an alert was declared at the 200 East …

At a recent “Values and Vision” meeting of Maine Democrats, attendees were caught on videotape laughing when a speaker, Richard Fochtmann, expressed approval of rising rates of white male suicide. The Democratic party of Maine declined to apologize for the incident, and instead expressed outrage that it had been videotaped and released to the public. …