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Sagola Township industrial accident claims life

SAGOLA TOWNSHIP, MI-- A worker has been killed in an industrial accident in Dickinson County. Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post were called Thursday around 10:50 a.m. to Minerick Logging on M-95 in Sagola Township. They found an employee had been injured during routine maintenance work on a vehicle. STAR Ambulance was already on scene providing medical care. Personnel requested immediate air medivac from the scene. M-95 was temporarily closed and a landing zone was established...

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If you want healthy plants, some people say you should talk to them. If you want to make delicious cheese, try playing hip-hop music.

That's the finding of a recent experiment by researchers in Switzerland who set out to determine how soundwaves might affect the microorganisms that give cheese its flavor.

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Leaders of the Justice Department have sent a summary of Robert Mueller's main findings to key members of Congress. The special counsel's office completed its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Friday.

Investigations into the causes of the two Boeing 737 Max crashes, in Indonesia and Ethiopia, have focused on software — and the possibility that it was autonomously pointing the planes' noses downward, acting without the pilots' consent.

It's a nightmare scenario. It's also a reminder that software is everywhere, sometimes doing things we don't expect.

This sank in for a lot of people four years ago, during the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal. It turned out that software inside the cars had been quietly running the engines in such a way as to cheat on emissions tests.

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