October 24, 2020
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‘Sex slave’ murder case rocked Portland 65 years ago: Car bombing led to ‘8 months of hell’ for suspect Marjorie Smith

“Wolf,” the injured man whispered from his hospital bed.

The Portland police detectives were confused. Sorry? You’re saying a wolf attacked you?

Not quite. Kermit Smith meant a man named Wolf — Victor Wolf. “He kind of likes my wife,” Smith said.

Earlier that night, someone had jumped from the darkness outside Smith’s home and smashed the attorney in the face with a bottle, breaking his nose. But despite the victim’s suspicions, the police did not arrest Victor Wolf. There was no evidence that the Union Pacific Railroad electrician had ambushed Smith, a 35-year-old World War II veteran. And Smith soon had second thoughts about his accusation.

“Oh, forget about him,” he ultimately told police.

Just over a month later, on April 21, 1955, Smith climbed into his car in the parking lot of the Columbia Edgewater Country Club. He turned the ignition and put his foot down on the

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Automotive LED Headlamps Market – Roadmap for Recovery from COVID-19 | Need for Energy-efficient Lighting Systems to boost the Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the automotive LED headlamps market and it is poised to grow by USD 2.35 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 14% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Limo company’s disregard for safety led to crash that killed 20: National Transportation Safety Board

The agency also blamed state regulators’ ineffective oversight.

A limousine company’s disregard for safety, coupled with ineffective oversight from state regulators, led to a 2018 limo crash in upstate New York that left 20 dead, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a meeting Tuesday.

The limo was carrying a group of people traveling to a birthday party when it crossed an intersection in Schoharie, New York, and crashed into a parked vehicle, killing all 17 passengers, the driver and two pedestrians.

The meeting detailed the “egregious” actions by Prestige Limousine, the company that operated the limo, as well as the inadequate safety

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