heard around the West

Marston, Betsy
June 2007
High Country News;6/11/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p28
A miscellany of article depicting various issues and topics in the U.S. is presented. In Seattle, Washington, a train accident occurred which hit a house, seriously injuring an engineer. The two men working on the roof, as well as the passengers of the train, survived the crash. Procter & Gamble, manufacturer of laundry detergent and other household products, won its case and a judgment of $19 million against four Amway distributors in Utah. Thirty volunteers, including children and staffers from the Bureau of Land Management, spent Earth Day by picking up junk in Colorado.


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