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Orange County Register
Metrolink adds locomotives to improve train safety after Oxnard derailmentSaying it has found an unspecified problem with the type of rail cars involved
Metrolink adds locomotives to improve train safety after Oxnard derailment
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
Saying it has found an unspecified problem with the type of rail cars involved in a fiery Oxnard derailment, Metrolink announced Thursday that it will lease up to 45 new locomotives for its commuter rail routes in six Southern California... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Man dies after being struck by train in SullivanSULLIVAN (AP) - A 38-year-old man has died after being struck by a train in dow
Man dies after being struck by train in Sullivan
KOMU Columbia / Posted 7 hours ago
SULLIVAN (AP) - A 38-year-old man has died after being struck by a train in downtown Sullivan. According to Sullivan Police Lt. Patrick Johnson, officers responded to a call about a man being hit by a train between the Clark Street and Elmont Road... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Police: Man dies after being struck by train in SullivanSULLIVAN, Mo. (AP) — A 38-year-old man has died after being struck by a train i
Police: Man dies after being struck by train in Sullivan
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
SULLIVAN, Mo. (AP) — A 38-year-old man has died after being struck by a train in downtown Sullivan. According to Sullivan Police Lt. Patrick Johnson, officers responded to a call about a man being hit by a train between the Clark Street and Elmont... Read more
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Burbank Leader
Metrolink to pull new 'crash-resistant' rail cars to evaluate safetyThe Metrolink commuter railroad announced Thursday it will temporarily remove f
Metrolink to pull new 'crash-resistant' rail cars to evaluate safety
Burbank Leader / Posted 21 hours ago
The Metrolink commuter railroad announced Thursday it will temporarily remove from service and evaluate the safety of dozens of new crash-resistant passenger cars — the type officials claimed reduced casualties in the collision of a truck and train... Read more
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The Columbian
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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Lake Placid News
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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Daily Herald
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
New Jersey Herald / Posted yesterday
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trainsMile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sig
AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted yesterday
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure. In the wake of a... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorialsStar Tribune, Aug. 31 Insensitive chant marred an otherwise peaceful State Fai
Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials
Marshall Independent / Posted yesterday
Star Tribune, Aug. 31 Insensitive chant marred an otherwise peaceful State Fair protest Credit law enforcement officers, Minnesota State Fair officials, Black Lives Matter protesters and patient fairgoers for the peaceful demonstration that took... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX): Here’s Why Warren Buffett is Buying This Oil StockWarren Buffett is banking on a positive oil price forecast to lend some relief
Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX): Here’s Why Warren Buffett is Buying This Oil Stock
Profit Confidential / Posted 2 days ago
Warren Buffett is banking on a positive oil price forecast to lend some relief from a bad year in auto insurance investments. A recent $4.5 billion dollar purchase by Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.(NYSE:BRK.A) of a large stake in oil major... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Man struck, killed by Amtrak train in TacomaA Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spokesman says a man was struck and kil
Man struck, killed by Amtrak train in Tacoma
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spokesman says a man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Tacoma. Spokesman Gus Melonas says the man used a BNSF maintenance crossing to enter the train line Tuesday before he was struck by a... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Warren Buffett Rings the Bell on Energy With Phillips 66In the last couple of weeks, I've been banging the drum in this column regardin
Warren Buffett Rings the Bell on Energy With Phillips 66
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 3 days ago
In the last couple of weeks, I've been banging the drum in this column regarding the materials and the energy sectors as likely sources of investment value.Contrarians andvalue investors, you have now been given your official starter's orders. After... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Man struck, killed by Amtrak train in TacomaSEATTLE (AP) — A Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spokesman says a man was
Man struck, killed by Amtrak train in Tacoma
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) — A Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spokesman says a man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Tacoma. Spokesman Gus Melonas says the man used a BNSF maintenance crossing to enter the train line Tuesday before he was struck... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
BNSF Track Extension in NE Mpls. to Ease Congestion, Irritate ResidentsUpdated: 08/31/2015 7:06 PM Created: 08/31/2015 6:46 PM KSTP.com By: Joe Augu
BNSF Track Extension in NE Mpls. to Ease Congestion, Irritate Residents
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 3 days ago
Updated: 08/31/2015 7:06 PM Created: 08/31/2015 6:46 PM KSTP.com By: Joe Augustine Existing train tracks will be extended through Northeast Minneapolis this year to relieve congested train traffic in the Twin Cities. A spokesperson for Burlington... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Man seriously hurt after struck by trainA 24-year-old man had to be flown by an air ambulance to a Columbia hospital af
Man seriously hurt after struck by train
Rolla Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
A 24-year-old man had to be flown by an air ambulance to a Columbia hospital after being struck by a train near Arlington Saturday night.The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Cory J. Smart, of O'Fallon, was lying on the tracks when an eastbound... Read more
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News 8000
BNSF: Court ruling will have serious impact on northern U.S. economyBurlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is challenging a court ruling that does n
BNSF: Court ruling will have serious impact on northern U.S. economy
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is challenging a court ruling that does not allow trains to use the second track it's adding through La Crosse until after a hearing late next month, but in documents filed this week by a BNSF attorney, the... Read more
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News 8000
BNSF: Court ruling will have serious impact on northern U.S. economyBurlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is challenging a court ruling that does
BNSF: Court ruling will have serious impact on northern U.S. economy
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is challenging a court ruling that does not allow trains to use the second track it's adding through La Crosse. until after a hearing late next month. News 8's Kyle Dimke joins us now with more from... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Onalaska to look at evacuation plans September 10Plans to present emergency evacuation plans for the Onalaska area in the event
Onalaska to look at evacuation plans September 10
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
Plans to present emergency evacuation plans for the Onalaska area in the event of a train derailment are postponed until September 10. La Crosse County Emergency Management Coordinator Keith Butler said the presentation was originally set for... Read more
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The Torrington Telegram
The Torrington Telegram Train vs. human: A close callTORRINGTON � Torrington had its first train accident in a long time early Wedne
The Torrington Telegram Train vs. human: A close call
The Torrington Telegram / Posted 7 days ago
TORRINGTON � Torrington had its first train accident in a long time early Wednesday morning. At approximately 12:30 a.m., two Torrington women, mother and daughter, were near the railroad tracks at the intersection of Main Street and East Valley Road... Read more
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News 8000
Preparing For a DisasterThere are six areas in La Crosse County emergency officials are trying to crea
Preparing For a Disaster
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
There are six areas in La Crosse County emergency officials are trying to create an escape plan for. in the case of a train derailment. This stems from a second Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line being added through La Crosse. News 8's Kyle... Read more
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News 8000
Evacuation planning for train derailment throughout La Crosse Co.There are six areas in La Crosse County emergency officials are trying to creat
Evacuation planning for train derailment throughout La Crosse Co.
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
There are six areas in La Crosse County emergency officials are trying to create an escape plan for in the case of a train derailment. This stems from a second Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line being added through La Crosse. One of those six... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Claremore Drivers Delayed 3 Hours A Day By Trains, Study ShowsClaremore has long been tied-in-knots by trains, and a new study conducted by t
Claremore Drivers Delayed 3 Hours A Day By Trains, Study Shows
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 8 days ago
Claremore has long been tied-in-knots by trains, and a new study conducted by the city shows that delays at railroad crossings can add up to more than three hours a day. The study says 30 to 40 trains come through Claremore every single day and many... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
La Crosse County talks rail safety with Brice Prairie residentsThe La Crosse County Emergency Management is preparing evacuation plans for six
La Crosse County talks rail safety with Brice Prairie residents
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 9 days ago
The La Crosse County Emergency Management is preparing evacuation plans for six neighborhoods along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad in La Crosse. The county received a grant through the U.S Department of Transportation to create the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Warren Buffett Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Warren Buffett, chairman and chief execut
Warren Buffett Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 9 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Personal: Birth date: August 30, 1930 Birth place: Omaha, Nebraska Birth name: Warren Edward Buffett Father: Howard Buffett,... Read more
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Investopedia
Is Alphabet the Next Berkshire Hathaway? (GOOGL,BRK.A)Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is one of the most successful compan
Is Alphabet the Next Berkshire Hathaway? (GOOGL,BRK.A)
Investopedia / Posted 10 days ago
Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is one of the most successful companies of all time. Through savvy investments, Berkshire Hathaway has grown from a small Omaha-based investment firm to a global behemoth with a share price soaring over... Read more
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News 8000
County officials create neighborhood evacuation plansA second railway in La Crosse County has local emergency officials preparing fo
County officials create neighborhood evacuation plans
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
A second railway in La Crosse County has local emergency officials preparing for the worst. La Crosse County Emergency Management has created evacuation plans for six neighborhoods along the railroad. Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Smoke grounds crews fighting Sheep FireFire activity in the Thompson-Divide Complex area was moderate over the weekend
Smoke grounds crews fighting Sheep Fire
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
Fire activity in the Thompson-Divide Complex area was moderate over the weekend and into Monday. Heavy smoke grounded crews dumping fire retardant around the Sheep Fire near Essex. The Sheep Fire is one of four fires burning in the Thompson-Divide... Read more
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ABC Montana
Crews work to stop fire's spread to highwayHELENA, Mont. (AP) - Firefighters are building fuel breaks as a barrier against
Crews work to stop fire's spread to highway
ABC Montana / Posted 11 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Firefighters are building fuel breaks as a barrier against a wildfire creeping through thick forest toward a main rail line and U.S. Highway 2 on Glacier National Park's southern boundary. The nearly 1-squre mile fire is... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Crews work to stop fire's spread to highwayHELENA, Mont. (AP) - Firefighters are building fuel breaks as a barrier against
Crews work to stop fire's spread to highway
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 11 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Firefighters are building fuel breaks as a barrier against a wildfire creeping through thick forest toward a main rail line and U.S. Highway 2 on Glacier National Park's southern boundary. The nearly 1-squre mile fire is... Read more
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News 8000
Crude oil incident evacuation plans scheduled for area neighborhoodsLa Crosse County Emergency Management will hold informational meetings in the c
Crude oil incident evacuation plans scheduled for area neighborhoods
News 8000 / Posted 11 days ago
La Crosse County Emergency Management will hold informational meetings in the coming weeks on evacuation plans they have prepared. These plans have been created for six neighborhoods along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad and will address... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
On Metra, your gender is now your own businessIt makes good sense in some places, most obviously public restrooms, to establi
On Metra, your gender is now your own business
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
It makes good sense in some places, most obviously public restrooms, to establish basic rules distinguishing use by males and females. Those rules would not appear to pertain to Metra trains. Yet since Metra was created 31 years ago, it has... Read more
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McCook Suburban Life
Harlem Avenue railroad crossing to close for repairs Aug. 27The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Harlem Avenue will be fully
Harlem Avenue railroad crossing to close for repairs Aug. 27
McCook Suburban Life / Posted 11 days ago
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Harlem Avenue will be fully closed to traffic at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad tracks north of Ogden Avenue for repairs to the railroad crossing, beginning, weather permitting, the... Read more
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ConnectTriStates.com KHQA
Louisiana council to get Riverfront development updateLOUISIANA, MO. -- Louisiana may be closer to a major upgrade of a huge asset.
Louisiana council to get Riverfront development update
ConnectTriStates.com KHQA / Posted 11 days ago
LOUISIANA, MO. -- Louisiana may be closer to a major upgrade of a huge asset. The Bicentennial Riverfront Commission will update the City Council Tuesday about a proposal involving Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Under the deal, the city... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Stalled train causing traffic, other issues for Johnston County residentsRAVIA, Okla.--"About every third trip I catch the railroad train across the tra
Stalled train causing traffic, other issues for Johnston County residents
KXII Sherman / Posted 12 days ago
RAVIA, Okla.--"About every third trip I catch the railroad train across the track and you have to sit there 30 or 45 minutes," said Terry Beals, a resident of Tishomingo. Ravia residents are fed up with Burlington Northern Santa Fe trains getting... Read more
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ESPN
Michigan sophomore Kyle Mueller beats medalist Brett Coletta 1 up in U.S. AmateurOLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. -- Michigan sophomore Kyle Mueller held off U.S. Amateur s
Michigan sophomore Kyle Mueller beats medalist Brett Coletta 1 up in U.S. Amateur
ESPN / Posted 15 days ago
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. -- Michigan sophomore Kyle Mueller held off U.S. Amateur stroke-play medalist Brett Coletta of Australia 1 up Wednesday at Olympia Fields in the first round of match play. Mueller, from Watkinsville, Georgia, survived a playoff... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Hinsley Park history remains mysteryNeither Longview city staff nor a man whose family donated the land that became
Hinsley Park history remains mystery
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Neither Longview city staff nor a man whose family donated the land that became Hinsley Park are aware of how the Hinsley name became attached to the property — but they'd like to know. Voters on Nov. 3 will cast ballots "for" or "against"... Read more
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Linn County Leader
LEPC recognized for excellenceLinn County's Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) has only been in existe
LEPC recognized for excellence
Linn County Leader / Posted 17 days ago
Linn County's Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) has only been in existence for about a year-and-a-half, but the emergency preparedness organization is already being recognized for its diligence. Posted Aug. 18, 2015 at 8:00 AM Linn County's... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Portion of FM 54 to close for railroad crossing repairs Aug. 20-27Provided by TxDOT LITTLEFIELD — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
Portion of FM 54 to close for railroad crossing repairs Aug. 20-27
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 18 days ago
Provided by TxDOT LITTLEFIELD — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will begin a project on Thursday, August 20, to rehabilitate the railroad crossing at FM 54, in Littlefield. The $48,000 project is part of the state’s 2014 re-planking... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Berkshire Hathaway, Disney, Apple: Doug Kass' ViewsI underscored these two issues back in 2013 in my questions to Buffett and his
Berkshire Hathaway, Disney, Apple: Doug Kass' Views
TheStreet.com / Posted 18 days ago
I underscored these two issues back in 2013 in my questions to Buffett and his deputy Charlie Munger at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting in Omaha. Specifically, in my first question, I pointed out that size does matter: Question: As it is said,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Planet Business Shiny new private jets, sliced bread, Buffett’s boring companies and the roads
Planet Business
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
Shiny new private jets, sliced bread, Buffett’s boring companies and the roads of the future Business jets at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (Labace) in Sao Paulo, Brazil In numbers: Sliced bread is... Read more
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Investopedia
Warren Buffett's Latest Bet: The Riskiest Yet? (BRK-B,PCP)How will you celebrate your 85th birthday? Will it be to acquire an aerospace s
Warren Buffett's Latest Bet: The Riskiest Yet? (BRK-B,PCP)
Investopedia / Posted 22 days ago
How will you celebrate your 85th birthday? Will it be to acquire an aerospace supplier for $32 billion? This is only a possibility if your name is Warren Buffett, and chances are excellent that you don’t go by that name. Therefore, the rest of us can... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Burned outNine years ago, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company embarked on a camp
Burned out
Missoula Independent / Posted 22 days ago
Nine years ago, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company embarked on a campaign to improve its freight service in and out of the coal-rich Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming. Times were good, the coal industry was booming and BNSF was... Read more
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Colorado Daily
City, RTD to dedicate Boulder Junction, celebrate opening of bus stationBoulder and the Regional Transportation District will host a celebration Thursd
City, RTD to dedicate Boulder Junction, celebrate opening of bus station
Colorado Daily / Posted 22 days ago
Boulder and the Regional Transportation District will host a celebration Thursday afternoon of the completion of several private projects at Boulder Junction and the opening of the RTD station in the new development at Pearl Parkway and 30th... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
City, RTD to dedicate Boulder Junction, celebrate opening of bus stationBoulder and the Regional Transportation District will host a celebration Thursd
City, RTD to dedicate Boulder Junction, celebrate opening of bus station
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 23 days ago
Boulder and the Regional Transportation District will host a celebration Thursday afternoon of the completion of several private projects at Boulder Junction and the opening of the RTD station in the new development at Pearl Parkway and 30th... Read more
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Business Wire
Kubota Tractor Corporation Commemorates Grand Opening of a New Distribution Facility in Edgerton, KansasEDGERTON, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kubota Tractor Corporation today announced the
Kubota Tractor Corporation Commemorates Grand Opening of a New Distribution Facility in Edgerton, Kansas
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
EDGERTON, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kubota Tractor Corporation today announced the grand opening of its 765,000 square-foot North American Distribution Center in Edgerton, Kansas, which will serve as the primary distribution hub for Kubota parts and... Read more
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Times of Malta
After biggest deal, Buffett says big buys are off table for a yearWarren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said it would buy aerospace parts make
After biggest deal, Buffett says big buys are off table for a year
Times of Malta / Posted 24 days ago
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said it would buy aerospace parts maker Precision Castparts Corp. in a $37.2 billion deal, its biggest ever, taking it out of the market for another big acquisition for now. The deal, which eclipses... Read more
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