60,000 New Jobs Created in Florida

According to a new report, the federal stimulus act of 2009 paid for 61,000 jobs in Florida in the third quarter of 2010, the most of any state in the country. The federal report on stimulus spending says Florida now has spent $4.3 billion of the $11 billion in stimulus money awarded to it. In… Read more »

Crane Accident Kills Operator

Garland County Arkansas, crane falls and operator dies In Garland County the sheriff said the operator of a crane at a water-treatment plant is dead after the crane collapsed. Authorities said the man killed, who has not been named by officials, was using the crane to load material into a basin at the Ouachita Water… Read more »

Industrial crane falls in Saint John Canada

October 14, 2010 A 200-tonne industrial crane fell onto a street in Saint John on Friday, smashing through a fence and sending the crane operator to hospital. The accident happened at about 9 a.m. at a construction site near the waterfront. Diesel fuel and hydraulic fluid leaked out of the large yellow machine, which had… Read more »

Library Without Walls

Overview The Library of Congress National Digital Library Program (NDLP) is assembling a digital library of reproductions of primary source materials to support the study of the history and culture of the United States. Begun in 1995 after a five-year pilot project, the program began digitizing selected collections of Library of Congress archival materials that… Read more »