Providence Journal

July 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on Providence Journal 

Providence JournalProvidence Journal:PROVIDENCE, R.I. — It’s an innocent enough looking tractor-trailer, except for the fact that it’s blocking a street in downtown Providence. But what’s inside may give the heebie-jeebies to some.

A spokesman for medical instrument maker Smith & Nephew told The Providence Journal the truck contains human body parts as well as body parts models the company’s using to demonstrate it’s endoscopic surgery instruments at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine meeting at the Rhode Island Convention Center.

The body parts, mostly isolated joints, are used so surgeons can get a feel for the company’s instruments, or sharpen their skills.

The truck has been parked in the street with permission from the city since Tuesday and is scheduled to leave Friday.

Information from: The Providence Journal,


July 20, 2010 by · Comments Off on Projo 

Projo:The website of the Providence Journal turned down the job after more than three hours in the morning after experiencing technical problems.

The site started loading normally, about 11 am Tuesday.

Customers achieve Tuesday morning a blank page, except for “HTTP/1.1 Service Unavailable.” The message usually indicates a server overload or a technical malfunction website.

According to the magazine for parents, Dallas, AH Belo Corporation, were not available for comment Tuesday morning, a woman in the press office said.

Around 10:15 am, the newspaper published a report apologies for the inconvenience and said the technicians to get some kind of ‘service. ”

The magazine, however, remain the themes of his Twitter and RSS, and its news blog.

magazine site last experienced major disruption in July 2009.

The last trip came less than a week before the AH Belo plans to report its second-quarter earnings.