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Wildfire Smoke in US Exposes Millions to Hazardous Pollution

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Wildfires churning out dense plumes of smoke as they scorch huge swaths of the U.S. West Coast have exposed millions of people to hazardous pollution levels, causing emergency room visits to spike and potentially thousands of …

White Powder Coats Maine Gas Station

Authorities are trying to figure out what caused a Maine gas station’s fire-suppression system to discharge, sending one woman to the hospital in an ambulance with respiratory problems. There was no fire reported at the Irving Circle K station, yet …