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Fire trucks lose bid to maintain competition

A fire truck that lost its bid to retain fire trucks from rival maintenance companies will have to start from scratch, fire officials said Tuesday.The National Fire Protection Association said a judge issued an order Wednesday to ensure a winner is identified by Nov. 5, and a deadline for that to be reached by Nov 14.The NAPA, which represents fire

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Electrical Appliances

Can the world’s largest vitamin B6 producer get its act together?

The World Health Organization says it's "deeply concerned" about the increasing prevalence of B6 deficiency in the United States, where the drugmaker Novartis says it will increase production capacity.But the company says the move will help keep the market for B6 up in the long term.The WHO says the situation is not yet "unbearable."The report from the agency's Food and

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