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20 deadliest states for workers

POSTED: 2:18 PM May 08 2014   UPDATED: 2:00 AM May 09 2014

Every day, an average of 12 U.S. workers die on the job. Find out which states are among the deadliest.

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Every day, an average of 12 workers die on the job as the result of workplace injuries, according to a new report from the AFL-CIO. Here's a look at the 20 most dangerous states for workers, according to 2012 workplace fatality rates:

Crime Report

Man charged with DUI at Van Pelt Elementary School

A Washington county, Virginia man was arrested this morning after drinking and driving in the parking lot of an elementary school.

Director of local non-profit charged with embezzlement

On Aug. 20, Anita Foster-Machado, was arrested on six felony counts of embezzlement, which happened during her time as the Executive Director of the Bristol Library Foundation.

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