Bridge collapse puts spotlight on rapid building technique

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
While it is not yet clear what caused the failure of the unfinished span Thursday, the disaster has cast a spotlight on a rapid construction technique widely used around the U.S. | read more:
Bridge collapse puts spotlight on rapid building technique

Bridge collapse puts spotlight on rapid building technique
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Russians target Texas Democratic Convention

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While organizing for local conventions, Glen Maxey, legislative affairs director for the Texas Democratic Party, found almost 50 email registrations that seemed odd. He thinks it was a foray into Texas politics by Russian hackers. | read more:
Russians target Texas Democratic Convention

Russians target Texas Democratic Convention
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'Slap Rihanna' ad on Snapchat brings outrage, apologies

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
An ad on Snapchat asking users if they’d rather “Slap Rihanna” or “Punch Chris Brown” has spawned widespread outrage, including from the singer herself, and brought profuse apologies from the company behind the visual-messaging app. | read more:
‘Slap Rihanna’ ad on Snapchat brings outrage, apologies

‘Slap Rihanna’ ad on Snapchat brings outrage, apologies
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Designer of fallen Florida bridge also did new I-35W span

Today News for #PortCharlotte:
The company that designed a pedestrian bridge that collapsed in Florida is the same company that designed the new Interstate 35W bridge in Minnesota, after the old span collapsed more than 10 years ago. | read more:
Designer of fallen Florida bridge also did new I-35W span

Designer of fallen Florida bridge also did new I-35W span
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