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The Danger of Asbestos in Schools

Asbestos in Schools: Myth vs. Fact

August 21, 2017

Parents in the United States are concerned for their children due to the amount of asbestos still prevalent in older schools.

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Improper asbestos removal delays school start for suburban district

Mesothelioma and Asbestos News

August 17, 2017

From asbestos discoveries, removals, and litigation, to mesothelioma research, treatment advances, and trial outcomes, there seems to be no end to the number of interesting and informative news articles from throughout the United States and around the world.

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Summer Interns Get Real-World Work Experience

Summer Interns Get Real-World Work Experience

August 9, 2017

As temperatures cool and fall approaches, students at all levels of academia are preparing to return to the grind of the upcoming school year. For seven of those students in Chicago, it also means wrapping up a summer of hard work in the big city as summer interns at Cooney & Conway.

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Cristo Rey Work Program a Stunning Success

Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program a Stunning Success

August 3, 2017

One of the main goals for the hugely successful Corporate Work Study Program, which started at Chicago’s Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in 1996 before expanding to dozens of schools throughout the country, is to help assimilate students from low-income and a

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How to Make Sure Your New Home is Asbestos-Free

August 3, 2017

When looking to purchase a new home, there are many things you should take into consideration, from the community in which it’s located to the size and style of the house.  One consideration that may not be as obvious is the building materials used, and whether asbestos is present in the house.

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Top 5 industries at risk for asbestos exposure

Top 5 Industries at Risk for Asbestos Exposure

August 2, 2017

Americans who worked in factories, shipyards, construction, mining, and railroads had no idea asbestos would eventually lead to diseases such as mesothelioma.

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Asbestos found at Sydney Opera House

Asbestos found at Sydney Opera House

August 1, 2017

A union working on a $200 million renovation at the world-famous Sydney Opera House has prompted a work stoppage from electricians from the Electrical Trades Union (ETU). The ban includes about 25 electricians involved in electrical services on the iconic building.

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Copley Hospital

Asbestos Lawsuit Threatened at Old Aurora Hospital Facility

July 31, 2017

City officials in Aurora say asbestos in buildings at the old Copley Hospital pose risks to emergency personnel and community at large.

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Clemens House fire raises asbestos concerns for residents

Clemens House fire raises asbestos concerns for residents

July 21, 2017

Debris from a massive fire in St. Louis at an historic mansion with ties to Mark Twain has nearby residents concerned about the potential for asbestos and other dangers in the neighboring communities.

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Famous deaths resulting from asbestos-causing mesothelioma

7 Famous Deaths Resulting from Mesothelioma

July 14, 2017

Mesothelioma is a deadly disease brought on years after exposure to asbestos.

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