Construction worker has died in a forklift accident in suburban St. Louis.

Authorities say a construction worker has died in a forklift accident in suburban St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that O’Fallon police say they responded to the scene around 5:20 a.m. Thursday. The man who died has not been identified.

He is the second worker to die in the St. Louis area since Tuesday, when Shawn Pritchett was fatally hit by a crane in the suburb of Shrewsbury.

Can’t afford to backslide on climate change: Becerra

California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra says his state cannot “afford to backslide in our battle against climate change – it’s about our survival.” Pres. Trump is promising to revoke the state’s waiver allowing for different auto emissions standards. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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U.S. will revoke California waiver to require cleaner cars

U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California’s waiver that allows it to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements demand. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Aberdeen bar fined thousands after inspectors find out-of-date food and mould in kitchen freezer | Press and Journal

The owners of an Aberdeen bar blamed a high staff turnover as they were fined thousands of pounds for a string of hygiene breaches.

Health inspectors found out-of-date food, a mouldy ice freezer and allergens in frying oil when they visited Bar Ninety-Nine on Back Wynd.

Parent company Monkey Bars Aberdeen was fined £4,600 at the city’s sheriff court yesterday after previously admitting 13 charges of breaching food safety regulations and failing to comply with improvement notices.
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