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A federal class action lawsuit was filed on Tuesday against Whirlpool Corp. regarding the Clyde Cancer Cluster. The lawsuit points to a new possible cause for the cancer cluster, linking the cancer cases to exposure to benzaldehyde, a compound that was found in the attics of five different homes  within a mile of Whirlpool's plant in Clyde. Whirlpool uses the compound in the porcelain process of manufacturing appliances at their Clyde plant.
Federal representatives from Boeing Co. are heading to Afghanistan to examine a 747 cargo plane crash that occurred Monday at the Bagram Air Base, a U.S. operated base. The cause of the accident is currently unknown but National Air Cargo, the plane's operator, has confirmed that seven American crew members were killed in the crash. Click here for more info and for video footage of the crash. If you need representation in an aviation disaster case, contact the airplane crash attorney's at Dewsnup, King, & Olsen (801) 533-0400 or (800) 404-8520.  
A prison sentence of up to five years for Logan man, Daniel Kropf, who was charged last July with driving under the influence of opiates on three separate occasions within a 48 hour time period, was suspended yesterday afternoon and instead he has been sentenced to six months in jail with work release eligibility after 30 days and credit for the 26 days he spent in jail last summer. Kropf plead guilty in March to his class B misdemeanor DUI and a third degree felony DUI in a plea negotiation with prosecutors. Just hours prior to his first of three DUI arrests on July 8, 2012, he was involved in an accident in the parking lot of the Providence Maverik. As Kropf pulled around the building in his large truck, towing his 26-foot flatbed trailer, the trailer got caught on a dumpster, pushing it against a nearby shed, and pinning store clerk, Joseph White,…