Brazil’s Minas state stops sales of Toyota Corolla

Friday, April 23, 2010 Minas, one of the largest states of Brazil, has stopped the sale of the Toyota Corolla over safety concerns. The move was made after nine Corolla customers reported that their cars automatically accelerated. The state public prosecutor's office said in an online statement on Tuesday that the problem is blamed on accelerator pedals sticking underneath floor mats. Local government said the issue was "putting in danger the lives of occupants". According to the prosecutor's office, sales of Corollas may resume when Toyota alters the floormats in its cur


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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It is estimated that 75,000 to 100,000 students have been displaced. [1]. In response, institutions across the United States and Canada are offering late registration for displaced students so that their academic progress is not unduly delayed. Some a

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Top Reasons To Install Window Tint In Connecticut

Click Here To Know More About: Pop Rock Music Chart byAlma Abell Auto window tinting is one of the most common additions owners of new and used vehicles make to their cars or trucks. One of the biggest motivations for tinting vehicles is the way that the tint enhances the way a car or truck looks. Adding tint to the windows can make a common or basic vehicle look sporty, sophisticated and unique as soon as the application is complete. However, the following points are a few of the many other top reasons to install window tint in Connecticut. Protection for the interi


Public services shutting down in New South Wales, Australia due to lack of money

Monday, December 19, 2005 Some public services in New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, are shutting for extended periods over Christmas and New Year in an effort to save money. Public hospitals are cancelling elective surgery for periods of up to six weeks. The University of Newcastle has forced all staff to take annual leave and has ceased its core functions of research and teaching for three weeks. A NSW Health spokesperson has defended its decision to keep quiet about the shutdowns, saying "They [NSW Health] don't want to release any more information - we


ACLU President Strossen on religion, drugs, guns and impeaching George Bush

Tuesday, October 30, 2007File:Nadine Strossen 5 by David Shankbone.jpg There are few organizations in the United States that elicit a stronger emotional response than the American Civil Liberties Union, whose stated goal is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States". Those people include gays, Nazis, women seeking abortion, gun owners, SPAM mailers and drug users. People who are often not popular with various segments of the public. The ACLU's philosophy is no

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Strategies For Digital Marketing In Minneapolis

Click Here To Know More About: Logo Designers Port Moresby byadmin Online or internet marketing, also known as digital marketing in Minneapolis, should be a central part of any company’s marketing program. However, it should be integrated with a range of different components or types of online marketing. Theses should be carefully aligned to attract the attention of your target audience and market. There are several different factors to consider for effective digital marketing in Minneapolis. While some overlap or are a part of each other, there are also those desig


Elite Boston Marathon runner Emily Levan discusses life and running

Saturday, April 23, 2005 The interview below was conducted by Pingswept over the phone with Emily Levan on April 21, 2005. Levan lives in Wiscasset, Maine, with her husband and daughter, and she ran in the Boston Marathon women's race on April 18, 2005. To summarize for our readers, you recently came in 12th in the Boston Marathon, right? That is correct. You were the first American finisher. Yes. There was also a Russian woman who lives in the US who finished ahead of you. You know, I believe it is, I'm not actually positive, but I think you're right. There's often a lot