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Donald Trump Administration Moving Swiftly to Address Ventilator Shortages

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “Ventilators represent the last line of defense for patients suffering with severe Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms. We are moving swiftly in Trump Time to address a significant shortage of these lifesavers,” writes Peter Navarro, Director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, in USA Today.
 
“The Trump administration has worked with 10 manufacturers on a plan to deliver an additional 5,000 ventilators within the next 30 days, and more than 100,000 additional ventilators by the end of June.”

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Ford recalls over 230,000 Pickups because Tailgate May Open Unexpectedly

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Super Duty F-250, F-350, and F-450 trucks equipped with an electric tailgate latch release switch mounted in the tailgate handle.

Water may enter the electrical wiring system and cause a short circuit, activating the switch and releasing the tailgate latches.

2017-2019 Super Duty F-250, F-350, and F-450 trucks could have an unintended tailgate opening that may allow unrestrained cargo to fall out of the truck bed and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

2017-2019 Super Duty F-250, F-350, and F-450 trucks could have an unintended tailgate opening that may allow unrestrained cargo to fall out of the truck bed and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

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Ford recalls over 370,000 2015-2017 Transit Vehicles because Driveshaft Coupling may Fail

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling all 2015-2017 Transit vehicles except 156″ and 178″ wheelbase Chassis Cab and Cut-Away bodies.

In the affected vehicles, the flexible coupling connecting the transmission to the driveshaft may prematurely fail.

2015-2017 Fort Transit Vehicles recalled due to possible Driveshaft Coupling Failure.

2015-2017 Fort Transit Vehicles recalled due to possible Driveshaft Coupling Failure.

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Kristofer Ray, a history professor at Austin Peay State University to appear on Discovery Channel mini-series “How Booze Built America”

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In the early 1790s, about 13,000 federal soldiers marched into rural western Pennsylvania to put down a small uprising. The farmers in the area had turned violent, destroying each other’s property, attacking and kidnapping law enforcement officers and formulating plans for an assault on nearby Pittsburgh.

Then-President George Washington was not pleased, so he sent in the troops.

Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” recently talked with APSU associate professor of history Dr. Kristofer Ray for an upcoming Discovery Channel program “How Booze Built America.”

Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” recently talked with APSU associate professor of history Dr. Kristofer Ray for an upcoming Discovery Channel program “How Booze Built America.”

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Gossett Family Endows New Scholarship at Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – One morning in the early 1930s, during the height of the Great Depression, a young man named Charles Bruno showed up at the Ford Motor Compnay looking for a job. A line of applicants stretched down the block, so Bruno and his brother crawled under a fence to get closer to the front door.

The company was looking for experienced welders. Bruno, the son of Italian immigrants, only had a seventh-grade education at the time, and he hardly knew what a welding rod looked like. But he had a new wife and a family to support, and his determination impressed the man in charge of hiring. He gave Bruno a job. «Read the rest of this article»

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