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San Antonio Express-News
Should You Buy CSX, Union Pacific, and Canadian Pacific Right Now?Major railroads continue to ride out a rough patch in this low-energy-price env
Should You Buy CSX, Union Pacific, and Canadian Pacific Right Now?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Major railroads continue to ride out a rough patch in this low-energy-price environment. In addition to the weak energy market, railroads are coming up against increased national and global uncertainty and continued weakness in manufacturing. Low... Read more
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The New Statesman
This is the new front in the battle to control women’s bodiesThis is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around
This is the new front in the battle to control women’s bodies
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around the world are in denial once again as global stock markets dive. In 2008, the slowing of the world's biggest economy – the US – sent the global economy into a tailspin.... Read more
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The New Statesman
An unlikely alliance of Hollywood and British builders is exposing the impact of blacklistingThis is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around
An unlikely alliance of Hollywood and British builders is exposing the impact of blacklisting
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around the world are in denial once again as global stock markets dive. In 2008, the slowing of the world's biggest economy – the US – sent the global economy into a tailspin.... Read more
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The New Statesman
Seumas Milne expected Guardian to endorse Jeremy Corbyn and felt "very let down"This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around
Seumas Milne expected Guardian to endorse Jeremy Corbyn and felt "very let down"
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around the world are in denial once again as global stock markets dive. In 2008, the slowing of the world's biggest economy – the US – sent the global economy into a tailspin.... Read more
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The New Statesman
The global shipping slowdown hints at a recession around the cornerThis is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around
The global shipping slowdown hints at a recession around the corner
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
This is beginning to have the feel of 2008 all over again. Policy makers around the world are in denial once again as global stock markets dive. In 2008, the slowing of the world's biggest economy – the US – sent the global economy into a tailspin.... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Accentuate the negative; another down day for the marketsMARKETS have a habit of turning on a dime and surprising the unwary commentator
Accentuate the negative; another down day for the markets
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
MARKETS have a habit of turning on a dime and surprising the unwary commentator. But one tip your blogger can share after 30 years is to see how long the counter-trends last; if they peter out quickly, that is a sign the mood is set. That certainly... Read more
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The Hill
Amtrak to feds: Count delays at all train stopsAmtrak is pushing for federal regulators to reverse course on a proposal to mea
Amtrak to feds: Count delays at all train stops
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Amtrak is pushing for federal regulators to reverse course on a proposal to measure the on-time performance of freight railways that it frequently shares tracks with only at the end points of train routes. The company says the proposal, from the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 Takeaways From Union Pacific's Q4 ReportShares in Union Pacific are down over 40% in the past year and have hit several
3 Takeaways From Union Pacific's Q4 Report
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Shares in Union Pacific are down over 40% in the past year and have hit several 52-week lows. The latest quarter won't end the disappointment. The depressed energy market significantly pressured fourth-quarter earnings, as the company has been forced... Read more
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Business Wire
US Rail Traffic Hurt by Coal, Other Modes StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recent declines in rail traffic are unlikely to spre
US Rail Traffic Hurt by Coal, Other Modes Stable
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recent declines in rail traffic are unlikely to spread to other modes of transportation as the declines are primarily attributable to coal shipping, which mainly relies on rail transportation, Fitch Ratings says. However,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Two major railroads further delay adding rail-safety technology See more on the Wrong Track series, videos, photos and interactive graphics.
Two major railroads further delay adding rail-safety technology
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
See more on the Wrong Track series, videos, photos and interactive graphics. Local The two largest railroads in Ohio now say they need until 2020 to install technology that could... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Metra will miss deadline to install rail safety system(AP) — Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S. have told t
Metra will miss deadline to install rail safety system
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
(AP) — Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S. have told the government they won't meet a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents like the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Big freight railroads won't meet safety technology deadlineWASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S.
Big freight railroads won't meet safety technology deadline
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S. have told the government they won't meet a 2018 deadline to start using safety technology intended to prevent accidents like the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has steered tens of thousands of dollars to unusual organizationOver the past four years, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown repeatedly has used her name,
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has steered tens of thousands of dollars to unusual organization
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
Over the past four years, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown repeatedly has used her name, office and political connections to steer tens of thousands of dollars to an obscure organization in Northern Virginia that says it helps a range of charities. Brown has... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown's support for small Virginia group raises money, questionsOver the past four years, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown repeatedly has used her name,
U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown's support for small Virginia group raises money, questions
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
Over the past four years, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown repeatedly has used her name, office and political connections to steer tens of thousands of dollars to an obscure organization in Northern Virginia that says it helps a range of charities. Brown has... Read more
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The Columbian
Fossil fuels fuel tribes’ fears over Gorge fishTribal fishermen and women along the Columbia River have fought for decades to
Fossil fuels fuel tribes’ fears over Gorge fish
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
Tribal fishermen and women along the Columbia River have fought for decades to maintain their access to the waterway and to restore struggling fisheries. Now, they’re also worried about the potential consequences of fossil fuels moving through the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Rail industry proves Washington must resist regulatory temptationPresident Barack Obama made it clear in his final State of the Union address th
Rail industry proves Washington must resist regulatory temptation
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
President Barack Obama made it clear in his final State of the Union address that he wants to be remembered as the turnaround guy. He repeatedly tried to convince Americans (and apparently even himself) that the economy is strong and the nation is... Read more
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The Columbian
BNSF to cut spending by $1.5B amid cargo slumpBNSF Railway, the railroad owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., p
BNSF to cut spending by $1.5B amid cargo slump
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
BNSF Railway, the railroad owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., plans to reduce capital expenditures for the first time in six years as railroads seek to rein in costs amid a freight slump. The rail carrier said Tuesday that it will... Read more
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Yahoo News
Once in high demand, North Dakota oil-by-rail shunned on East Coast Unused oil tank cars are pictured on Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad
Once in high demand, North Dakota oil-by-rail shunned on East Coast
Yahoo News / Posted 18 days ago
Unused oil tank cars are pictured on Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad tracks outside Hinsdale, New York August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Lindsay DeDario By Jarrett Renshaw NEW... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Once in high demand, North Dakota oil-by-rail shunned on East CoastNEW YORK: In 2012, Plains All American bought a shuttered Virginia refinery for
Once in high demand, North Dakota oil-by-rail shunned on East Coast
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
NEW YORK: In 2012, Plains All American bought a shuttered Virginia refinery for US$300 million to use as a terminal and storage hub, betting that East Coast refiners would need to look beyond their own rail yards to satisfy their thirst for cut-price... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hike set for Sunday to explore historic railroadA new hiking group in Schuylkill County is exploring the history of the area’s
Hike set for Sunday to explore historic railroad
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
A new hiking group in Schuylkill County is exploring the history of the area’s railroad. James Eisenhart, Ashland, started a group called Schuylkill County Hikes just after Thanksgiving. The Facebook group currently has 116 members. He also started... Read more

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