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Soon-to-Be-Dad Dies in Molasses Vat at Work

Robert Herweyer had just married and was expecting his first child

(Newser) - Robert Herweyer had much to look forward to. The 23-year-old had married in November, just moved into a new home with wife Joy, and was expecting his first child with her any day now. But a tragic accident cut all that short when the Michigan man died in a molasses... More »

Thousands of Fish Dying ... in Molasses Spill

1.4K tons of the sticky stuff went into Honolulu harbor from a leaky pipe

(Newser) - Thousands of fish are expected to die in Honolulu waters after a leaky pipe caused 1,400 tons of molasses to ooze into the harbor, say state officials. Hundreds of fish have been collected so far, the Department of Health said in a statement yesterday, and many more are expected... More »

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