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Maybe it’s because I’m a creature of Washington, but it occurs to me that if 60 people were killed as a result of: — Terrorism — A Coal Mine Collapse — An Ebola outbreak — Food poisoning — Faulty brakes — A chemical plant explosion — A high rise fire — Altered drugs — Sharks…

States Get Safety Report Cards: Winners and Losers

It’s report card time and states are lining up to get their grades from the National Safety Council.The State of Safety: A State-by-State Report graded states in three categories: Road Safety, Home Safety and Workplace Safety.  No state received an overall “A” grade, but several states received “Bs,” including the state in which I live (Maryland),…