The Columbia Chronicle


Norton cannot save you now

By Office Assistant

April 20, 2015

Making a found-footage film is a surefire cheap way to scare the pants off of an audience and simultaneously irritate those of us who are sickened by the very notion of shaky-cam. “Unfriended” seeks to a...

According to the American Lung Association, 19.4 million metric tons of nitrogen oxides are released into the air annually via manmade sources, such as burning fuels.

Utah air pollution linked to increased suicide risk

March 2, 2015

It has been well established that exposure to air pollution can contribute to a range of health concerns such as respiratory inflammation, cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment, especially in younge...

Skating on synthetic ice doesn’t cut it

By Katy Nielsen

January 24, 2011

Synthetic ice made its debut this month in Chicago at the John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan Ave., introducing the city to a new indoor experience called Skating in the Sky. But there is some skepticism from industry professionals about how well the installation operates.On Jan. 11, the rink on the 94th floor of the Hancock Observatory was covered in scratches and sprinkled with shavings and dirt from the plastic polymer material ...

Semi crash closes road near I-80

By By Rick Rector of the Quad-City Times

November 19, 2009

A crash between a semi-tractor and a van on Interstate 80 early today in Scott County closed a nearby rural road.The accident occurred at 2:43 a.m. near the Wells Ferry Road underpass.According to the Scott County Sheriff’s Department, the semi, driven by Matthew Savage of Toledo, Iowa, was traveling east on I-80 and was in the process of completing a pass of a white Dodge van driven by Charles Reiner Jr. of Fraser, Mich.,...

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