Float (parade)

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NTSB faults parade plans in fatal train collision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lack of safety planning by parade organizers and the city of Midland, Texas, was faulted by federal investigators Tuesday in an accident last year in which a freight train rammed a […]

11/05/2013

Meatball the bear in swimming pool at sanctuary

City approves ‘Meatball’ the bear parade float

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — A problem bear that gained a nickname and celebrity by stealing frozen meatballs from a Southern California garage freezer will be depicted on a 2014 Rose Parade float. The Glendale City […]

07/24/2013

West Texas rail crossing had 10 previous accidents

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal records show there were 10 previous collisions at the same West Texas railroad crossing where a train slammed into a parade float carrying wounded veterans and their families. Records reviewed by […]

11/16/2012