OSHA makes ruling in nitrogen leak that killed 6 at Foundation Food Group
Foundation Food Group faces more than $500,000 in potential fines related to a Jan. 28 nitrogen leak that killed six people, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced, calling the deaths “entirely avoidable.”
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Hawks snap losing streak
Atlanta Hawks guard Mike Bibby (10) goes up for a shot as Los Angeles Clippers Mardy Collins defends during the first half Wednesday in Los Angeles. - photo by Mark J. Terrill

LOS ANGELES — Josh Smith scored 26 points, Joe Johnson added 21 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Clippers 97-80 Wednesday night to end a four-game losing streak while handing Los Angeles its 12th straight loss.

Al Thornton scored 25 points, and rookie Eric Gordon added 18 for the Clippers, who haven't won since a 117-109 double-overtime victory at Indiana on Dec. 19. They fell to 3-16 at Staples Center this season.

Marcus Camby had 12 points and 18 rebounds.

Ronald Murray added 17 points for the Hawks, who avoided a season-high fifth consecutive defeat by beating up on the Western Conference's second-worst team.

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