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Intel Briefing – April 2013

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Medical provider data lost by N.C. gov’t contractor.
A contracted employee from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services lost a thumb drive that held the personal information from roughly 50,000 medical providers nationwide. The thumb drive was misplaced en route to a company facility and authorities will notify those affected.

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Several Iowa wastewater stations fail, discharge.
Fairfield’s new computerized wastewater system shut down March 10 and bypassed thousands of gallons of wastewater into Crow Creek. All but 300 gallons of 460,000 gallons of wastewater came from the system shutdown while the remainder came from a tree falling into a power line and cutting electricity to two other wastewater plants.

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Pinto Bean Recall.
Approximately 4,734 cases of whole pinto beans were voluntarily recalled by Chicago-based La Preferida. Around 420 of its 29-ounce cans may not have been fully processed and contents could be contaminated by spoilage organisms or pathogens as a result.

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ComEd blames rogue raccoon for damaging power surge.
An electrical utility company blamed a March 10 electrical surge, which caused power outages to more than 1,000 customers and fried customer’s electronic equipment and appliances, on a raccoon. The power surge led to traffic being closed on a road after an electrical wire fell across a major street.

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