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2008-07-02 06:00:43

By Christine Armario, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 2--A Suffolk County police officer has filed a lawsuit claiming that he was struck and injured by a bullet fragment that ricocheted off a metal target holder at the department's firearms range. The suit, filed in State Supreme Court by Officer Daniel Koenig in April, names Suffolk County and Action Target, the Utah-based manufacturer, and alleges both were aware that officers had been injured using the targets but failed to take remedial...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.