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128 gas pumps in Augusta area cited for defects in past 5 years

According to state inspection reports, 128 pumps have been cited in area counties from 2010 through 2014 for violations ranging from leaky hoses to faulty dispensers that give out too little fuel - and sometimes, too much.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-20/128-gas-pumps-augusta-area-c
Norfolk Southern invests in safety improvements

...X-ray inspections of tracks to identify defects.Police said all lights and arms were...caused by human error and two by track defects, records show.Harris said Georgia historically...County in 2011 and 2012, one by track defects and the other human error.Since 2011...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-17/norfolk-southern-invests-saf
GM is fined a record $35 million for not disclosing deadly ignition defect

...disclose an ignition-switch defect in millions of cars that has...automakers to report safety defects to the government within five...from using words such as "defect" or "dangerous" when reporting...took so long to report this defect says there was something very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-16/gm-fined-record-35-million
Evans parents say GM knew of defect in daughter's car

...say General Motors knew of a defect in her car but took steps to...medical bills.Ignition switch defects are at the center of a congressional...about the safety-related defects in the Saturn Ion, and did...recall or fully remedy the defects or warn users about them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-12/evans-parents-say-gm-knew-def
GM, Toyota recall cars over air bag defects

...Motors is recalling more than 89,000 autos because of air bag defects and other problems.The automaker is recalling 31,520 model...2013 model year Buick Encores because of a passenger air bag defect and 33 model year 2014 Chevrolet Corvettes because a short...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-06-13/gm-toyota-recall-cars-over-ai
Congress blasts National Highway Transportation Agency for handling of GM ignition switch issue

...information.NHTSA rejected a proposal to start an investigation, relying on a general consumer complaint trend that showed the GM cars didn't stand out from comparable vehicles in number of complaints or reported defects, the report said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-16/congress-blasts-national-h
Honda recalls motorcycles again

...continuing to investigate.Honda will send a letter to owners explaining how to look for the problem. Motorcycles with the defect can be taken to a dealer for inspection. Owners will get a second letter when repairs and replacement parts are available...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-11/honda-recalls-motorcycles-again
Augusta VA silent on patient's treatment

...knee, despite a more recent scan at the Augusta VA in April showing the joint was "riding high" and had "several focal defects" in its articular cartilage, the slick, pearly white lining that serves as a shock absorber."I have reached my end of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-06/augusta-va-silent-patients-t
SC hospitals to test newborns for heart defects

...newborn for congenital heart defects within 48 hours of birth can...thankful they knew of the heart defect beforehand and hopes the required...didn't believe she had a heart defect."According to the Ameri...than half of congenital heart defects, which occur in eight of every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-13/sc-hospitals-test-newborns-he
The 57-cent solution: Congress demands answers from GM's CEO on deadly ignition-switch defect

...CEO on why the automaker took 10 years to recall cars with the defect.At a hearing on Capitol Hill before a House subcommittee...she admitted that she didn't know why it took years for the defect to be announced. And she deflected questions about what went...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-01/57-cent-solution-congress-