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Roll Call
Metro: Track Defect Deleted From Inspection Report A technician �erroneously� deleted information from a July inspection report
Metro: Track Defect Deleted From Inspection Report
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
A technician �erroneously� deleted information from a July inspection report about a serious track defect that caused a train to derail Aug. 6, Metro said in an investigation report released to the... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Metro: August Derailment ‘Caused By a Combination of Human Error and Flawed Metro Processes’Two Metro employees have resigned in the wake of the August derailment of an em
Metro: August Derailment ‘Caused By a Combination of Human Error and Flawed Metro Processes’
Washington City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
Two Metro employees have resigned in the wake of the August derailment of an empty train, an incident that occurred one month after the transit agency identified the issue. An incident report released today "reveals that the physical root cause of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Lockdown at Parchman liftedJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The lockdown at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Par
Lockdown at Parchman lifted
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The lockdown at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman has been lifted. The state Department of Corrections, in a news release Friday, said the lockdown has been lifted at all units except for Unit 30, which will stay... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Lockdown at Parchman liftedJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The lockdown at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Par
Lockdown at Parchman lifted
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The lockdown at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman has been lifted. The state Department of Corrections, in a news release Friday, said the lockdown has been lifted at all units except for Unit 30, which will stay... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Metro to Hold Advance Meeting on Safety IssuesThe board announced in a press release this morning that its safety and securit
Metro to Hold Advance Meeting on Safety Issues
Washington City Paper / Posted 14 days ago
The board announced in a press release this morning that its safety and security committee will be meeting on Sept. 3—“earlier than scheduled”—to review Interim General Manger and CEO Jack Requa’s “operational investigative report” on the derailment... Read more
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Washington Post
Metro to hold special meeting on derailmentRiders are forced to get off the train at McPherson Square during severe servic
Metro to hold special meeting on derailment
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
Riders are forced to get off the train at McPherson Square during severe service interruptions after a train derailed during the early morning commute in Washington, D.C., August 6, 2015. No trains were running on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines... Read more
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TribLIVE
The problem with amassing wealth in nonproductive waysWhen, in 1776, Adam Smith defended capitalism by suggesting that the pursuit of
The problem with amassing wealth in nonproductive ways
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
When, in 1776, Adam Smith defended capitalism by suggesting that the pursuit of one's own interest would lead by an “invisible hand” to the well-being of all, he was almost right. The “market,” allegedly ruled by the law of supply and demand, is the... Read more
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Roll Call
Senators: Metro Safety Important Enough to Micro-Manage (Bill Cark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The four senators from the states that s
Senators: Metro Safety Important Enough to Micro-Manage
Roll Call / Posted 17 days ago
(Bill Cark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The four senators from the states that surround Washington, D.C., say Metro’s board of directors needs to move more quickly to protect riders from the... Read more
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Washington Post
Metro board can’t break chain of failureMetro staffer Frank Shields answers questions from commuters as they get on shu
Metro board can’t break chain of failure
Washington Post / Posted 18 days ago
Metro staffer Frank Shields answers questions from commuters as they get on shuttle buses outside the Smithsonian station after the Aug. 6 derailment. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post) On Jan. 12, the chaotic response to a stranded train nailed a... Read more
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Washington Post
Metro’s failure to quickly fix major track flaw just the latest flubMetro’s admission this week that it failed to promptly fix a major track defect
Metro’s failure to quickly fix major track flaw just the latest flub
Washington Post / Posted 18 days ago
Metro’s admission this week that it failed to promptly fix a major track defect for more than a month after it was detected is the latest example since January of the transit agency’s mishandling repairs of a known safety risk. After a fatal smoke... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Metro board calls failure to fix bad track 'unacceptable'WASHINGTON (AP) - Metro's board of directors says the failure to repair a track
Metro board calls failure to fix bad track 'unacceptable'
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Metro's board of directors says the failure to repair a track problem that led to a derailment represents "a breakdown of the organization's chain of command" and "an unforgivable breach of safety." Metro's general manager... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Metro board calls failure to fix bad track 'unacceptable'WASHINGTON (AP) - Metro's board of directors says the failure to repair a track
Metro board calls failure to fix bad track 'unacceptable'
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Metro's board of directors says the failure to repair a track problem that led to a derailment represents "a breakdown of the organization's chain of command" and "an unforgivable breach of safety." Metro's general manager... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Parchman Remains on Lockdown after Officer AttackedParchman, Miss. The state prison at Parchman has been locked down after an atta
Parchman Remains on Lockdown after Officer Attacked
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 24 days ago
Parchman, Miss. The state prison at Parchman has been locked down after an attack earlier this week on a corrections officer. Corrections Commission Marshall Fisher says the officer was stabbed several times in the head and neck areas Monday during... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Lockdown at Parchman; weekend visitation cancelledThe Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman is on lockdown until further not
Lockdown at Parchman; weekend visitation cancelled
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 24 days ago
The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman is on lockdown until further notice as an investigation into an assault on a senior officer continues. Visitation is canceled this weekend, and telephone use and canteen are suspended. “There have been... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lockdown at Parchman; weekend visitation cancelledThe Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman is on lockdown until further not
Lockdown at Parchman; weekend visitation cancelled
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 24 days ago
The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman is on lockdown until further notice as an investigation into an assault on a senior officer continues. Visitation is canceled this weekend, and telephone use and canteen are suspended. “There have been... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Parchman Remains on Lockdown after Officer AttackedParchman, Miss.The state prison at Parchman has been locked down after an attac
Parchman Remains on Lockdown after Officer Attacked
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 24 days ago
Parchman, Miss.The state prison at Parchman has been locked down after an attack earlier this week on a corrections officer. Corrections Commission Marshall Fisher says the officer was stabbed several times in the head and neck areas Monday during a... Read more
5 related stories
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Parchman on lockdown after officer attackedPARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) - The state prison at Parchman has been locked down after
Parchman on lockdown after officer attacked
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 24 days ago
PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) - The state prison at Parchman has been locked down after an attack earlier this week on a corrections officer. Corrections Commission Marshall Fisher says in a news release that the officer was stabbed several times in the head... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Lockdown at Parchman; weekend visitation cancelledThe Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman is on lockdown until further not
Lockdown at Parchman; weekend visitation cancelled
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 24 days ago
The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman is on lockdown until further notice as an investigation into an assault on a senior officer continues. Visitation is canceled this weekend, and telephone use and canteen are suspended. “There have been... Read more
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Philly.com
Can Bernie Sanders save us?Capitalists soon realized that “demand” does not mean “need.” It does not even
Can Bernie Sanders save us?
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
Capitalists soon realized that “demand” does not mean “need.” It does not even mean “want.” It means whatever a person with money is willing to buy. A hungry pauper who needs and wants food creates no demand but a millionaire who wants a yacht does.... Read more

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