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Ernest Scheyder

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16 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Penn State names board member to oversee athletics

STATE COLLEGE, Pa (Reuters) - Penn State on Wednesday named as acting head of its shattered athletic department a member of the university board that forced out the previous athletic director after he was charged with covering up a child sex abuse scandal.

15 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Authorities step up action in Penn State abuse case

STATE COLLEGE (Reuters) - The lawyer for former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky said on Tuesday one of his alleged child rape victims will tell

12 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Penn State team shaken after week of turmoil

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Penn State's football team struggled in its final home football game of the year on Saturday after its revered coach was fired amid a child sex abuse and cover-up scandal that has rocked the campus.

9 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Styrene warning

Duffy Mitchell has cut fibreglass, slathered epoxy resin and twisted rubber hoses at his boat repair shop in Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, the United States for more than a dozen years.

30 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Greenpeace says Dow Chemical dug through its trash

NEW YORK9 (Reuters) - Environmental activist group Greenpeace sued Dow Chemical on Monday, accusing the largest U.S. chemical maker and others of spying on it for three years to disrupt its activities.

30 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Greenpeace sues Dow Chemical for spying

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Environmental activist group Greenpeace sued Dow Chemical on Monday, accusing the largest U.S. chemical maker and others of spying on it for three years to disrupt its activities.

1 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

BP oil spill cleanup work hampered by hurricane

VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Hurricane Alex slowed oil clean-up and containment efforts in the Gulf of Mexico, with any permanent fix to BP Plc's ruptured deep-sea oil well still several weeks away.

1 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

BP oil spill cleanup work hampered by hurricane

VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Hurricane Alex is slowing cleanup and oil containment efforts at the site of BP Plc's Gulf of Mexico oil spill even as a potential permanent fix for the leak remains weeks away.

1 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

BP oil spill cleanup work hampered by hurricane

VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Hurricane Alex slowed oil clean-up and containment efforts in the Gulf of Mexico, with any permanent fix to BP Plc's ruptured deep-sea oil well still several weeks away.

1 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Alex weakens, still hinders oil cleanup, recovery

VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Tropical storm Alex slowed oil clean-up and containment efforts in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, with any permanent fix to BP Plc's ruptured deep-sea oil well still several weeks away.