Ending this ‘sport’ is the only real solutionThe Union-Tribune asks if it is time to end or alter horse racing, suggesting that this “sport” can perhaps be cleaned up, as racing officials have recently opined, so as to become a safe enterprise for horses. But to accomplish that would require the elimination of greed, cruelty, stupidity and callous disregard for animal welfare — all of which are prominently on display in racing.Horse racing is, of course, not a sport at all. It is a gambling operation with the animals bearing the mortal risks. And it is no mystery why horses “break down.” Equine veterinarians explain that catastrophic injuries are preventable but inevitable when the industry demands ever more speed in younger horses whose bones are not fully developed, whose minor injuries are masked with drugs to keep the animal performing and who are often viciously whipped. This is not how anyone treats an animal loved and valued beyond its … [Read more...] about Your Say: What is the fate of the sport of horse racing?
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Business | Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet Workers at a 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina have complained of defective manufacturing, debris left on planes and pressure to not report violations. New 787 Dreamliners at the Boeing plant in North Charleston, S.C. When unveiled in 2007, the Dreamliner was Boeing’s most important new plane in a generation and an immediate hit with carriers. Credit Credit Randall Hill/Reuters Supported by ByNatalie Kitroeff and David Gelles April 20, 2019 NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — When Boeing broke ground on its new factory near Charleston in 2009, the plant was trumpeted as a state-of-the-art manufacturing hub, building one of the most advanced aircraft in the world. But in the decade since, the factory, which makes the 787 Dreamliner, has been plagued by shoddy … [Read more...] about Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Liz Kowalczyk Globe Staff February 02, 2014 The night before his surgery, Paul Hawks knelt with his wife and prayed, putting his life “in the hands of Jesus.” At the hospital the next morning, Lorraine kissed him goodbye just after sunrise and settled in for the long wait.A nurse walked out with the first news after lunchtime. Paul’s blood wasn’t “coagulating” properly — he was bleeding. She assured Lorraine that doctors were “getting it under control.’’ In reality, a desperate crisis was about to unfold inside OR 10 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington.Nurse Denise Morin returned three times, Lorraine recalled later. Trying not to be overheard, Morin inched so close that the women’s knees touched as she softly described an irregular heartbeat but provided few other details. Lorraine’s stomach knotted … [Read more...] about Death of living liver donor is a calamity for two families and Lahey
Two of the most common activities that cause back muscle strains and sprains are summer fitness and long trips. According to an Outdoor Industry Association report almost half of the U.S. population participated in an outdoor activity at least once in 2017. That is a lot of potential sore backs. HipStar is out to change that with a new, “hip” invention that allows people to travel hands-free over any type of terrain with little effort, literally doing the heavy lifting for you — back pain free. COMPANY PROFILE Name of company: HipStar LLC Website: www.hipstar.net Business Start Date: 2014 Number of Employees: 3 Number of Customers: 1500 potential customers, as we are at pre-sale phase ENTREPRENEUR PROFILE Name: Igor KoshutinCity you live in: Rochester Country of Birth: Russia Colleges Attended: Undergraduate work in Electrical Engineering, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute; Russian State Professional Pedagogical University; Russian Foreign Trade Academy Q&A Q. … [Read more...] about Startup Showcase: A hip alternative to avoid backpacking back pain
Mike Monfredi works as a forensic scientist and his wife Monica works as a dentist. They own and operate a dental practice and earn a combined six-figure income. They’re also paying off $US140,000 in student debt and preparing to welcome their second child. For Business Insider’s “Real Money” series, Mike shares how they spent their money during a recent week, which ended with a much-anticipated vacation in Maui. Want to share a week of your spending? Email [email protected]. Spending money intentionally is something my wife and I aspire to regularly. We’re young business owners (30 and 32 years old) who own our home and have a 3-year-old daughter with another on the way. For years, we haven’t had the luxury of spending frivolously. …But we’re making progress. Personally, my current job duties include running our family’s dental practice, working a different full-time job as a forensic scientist, and running my … [Read more...] about I’m a dad and a business owner in my 30s with a 6-figure income — here’s how I spent my money during a recent week