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New Haven Independent
"Land Of Opportunity" Beckonsgarage, which would save $170,000 a year; and an effort to connect those who us
"Land Of Opportunity" Beckons
New Haven Independent / Posted 10 minutes ago
garage, which would save $170,000 a year; and an effort to connect those who use the Temple Street garage to more public transportation such as the free downtown shuttle. The shuttle has a stop at the garage, which helps people connect to the... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
WPD addresses more than 30 distracted driving violations in a weekdistracted through the use of smartphones, eating or who were otherwise preoccu
WPD addresses more than 30 distracted driving violations in a week
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 10 minutes ago
distracted through the use of smartphones, eating or who were otherwise preoccupied. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, during any given daylight moment, nearly 660,000 drivers across the country are using... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Texas 121-360 Interchange Project to Break Ground114, Texas 121 and Texas 360 is scheduled to break ground Tuesday morning. The
Texas 121-360 Interchange Project to Break Ground
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 minutes ago
114, Texas 121 and Texas 360 is scheduled to break ground Tuesday morning. The City of Grapevine, the Texas Department of Transportation and NorthGate Constructors will host a groundbreaking on the Texas 121/360 Interchange project at 9:30... Read more
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Salon.com
Salon’s social bootcamp: A guide for subway crusaders and ignoring co-workers on the businto the city. All my coworkers leave the office at about the same time, so we
Salon’s social bootcamp: A guide for subway crusaders and ignoring co-workers on the bus
Salon.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
into the city. All my coworkers leave the office at about the same time, so we end up on the same bus to the nearest public transportation hub. How do I get out of talking to them every day about their days/the weather/our crappy boss? Is it okay to... Read more
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Rappler
Tugade wants Clark airport rehab privatizedthe facilities there. Additional equipment, some are no longer operable. We hav
Tugade wants Clark airport rehab privatized
Rappler / Posted 28 minutes ago
the facilities there. Additional equipment, some are no longer operable. We have to work out the terminal operations," transportation chief said in front of MAP business community. "I have proposed that it should be done by private [sector].... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Anthony Foxx. U.S. Transportation Secretary to Visit Cubaacross the island with the necessary operational and flight security. He recal
Anthony Foxx. U.S. Transportation Secretary to Visit Cuba
Radio Angulo / Posted 35 minutes ago
across the island with the necessary operational and flight security. He recalled that Cuba has been working with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration for over 15 years. Silver Airways flights are due to begin operating to Santa Clara... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Another pedestrian killed crossing Niagara Falls Boulevardanother woman was killed two months ago. The two fatalities have prompted a re
Another pedestrian killed crossing Niagara Falls Boulevard
The Buffalo News / Posted 39 minutes ago
another woman was killed two months ago. The two fatalities have prompted a request by police for a meeting with state transportation officials. The Buffalo woman, identified as Lisa Monaco, had stopped at a convenience store at the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
61-old Amherst man struck, killed on Niagara Falls Boulevardclosed in both directions between Edward White Drive and South Ellicott Creek R
61-old Amherst man struck, killed on Niagara Falls Boulevard
The Buffalo News / Posted 40 minutes ago
closed in both directions between Edward White Drive and South Ellicott Creek Road, according to the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition. Police said the southbound lanes will reopen first. McKenna told The News that at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia Plans to Be One of World's Top Tourism Destinationsconstruction of railways with the aim to connecting remote towns, villages with
Ethiopia Plans to Be One of World's Top Tourism Destinations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 43 minutes ago
construction of railways with the aim to connecting remote towns, villages with the capital is expected to make land transportation more efficient and comfortable and hence instrumental to attracting tourists. The modern road and express way... Read more
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The Morning Call
District-by-district map: What it costs to educate children in Pennsylvaniainstructional expenses,” or AIE. The definition of AIE is extremely long. Think
District-by-district map: What it costs to educate children in Pennsylvania
The Morning Call / Posted 48 minutes ago
instructional expenses,” or AIE. The definition of AIE is extremely long. Think of it as the cost of running a school minus transportation, health, financing, and special, vocational and other programs. The ratio of AIE to total expenses is used by... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Heat's on, school's off: Central has decision down to a scienceto get extra help, but it impacts his schedule and ours." And the inconvenienc
Heat's on, school's off: Central has decision down to a science
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 53 minutes ago
to get extra help, but it impacts his schedule and ours." And the inconvenience can extend beyond the classroom. Because transportation is considered the "biggest logistical hurdle" of an early dismissal, according to Williams, most athletic and... Read more
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Al.com
The last resort: boarding homes stand between mentally ill and homelessnessdon't offer the kinds of services necessary to stabilize people with mental ill
The last resort: boarding homes stand between mentally ill and homelessness
Al.com / Posted an hour ago
don't offer the kinds of services necessary to stabilize people with mental illness. Owners aren't required to provide transportation to medical or psychiatric appointments, and although medications are supposed to be safely stored, operators... Read more
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Automotive Business Review
Toyota Motor Sales opens new Lexus parts distribution center in Atlanta, USto achieve high density storage Rolling deck cages used during delivery to pro
Toyota Motor Sales opens new Lexus parts distribution center in Atlanta, US
Automotive Business Review / Posted an hour ago
to achieve high density storage Rolling deck cages used during delivery to provide damage protection for parts during transportation and to make the drop-off process more efficient Following a series of test runs prior to facility launch,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
LRTA rolling out new busesprocure new buses over a five-year span. Valued at about $5.2 million, the cost
LRTA rolling out new buses
Lowell Sun / Posted an hour ago
procure new buses over a five-year span. Valued at about $5.2 million, the cost was split 50-50 by the state Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration. The 12 new buses represent about 25 percent of the LRTA's main fleet,... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Sky ride to make its debut at North Carolina State Fairof Agriculture and Consumer Services spokesman Kent Yelverton says the State Fa
Sky ride to make its debut at North Carolina State Fair
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted an hour ago
of Agriculture and Consumer Services spokesman Kent Yelverton says the State Fair Flyer is a ride experience and a transportation tool. The ride, which looks like a mountain ski lift and has 127 chairs, will travel at about 2 mph and run... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Report: Increase in 2015 North Carolina traffic fatalitiesCarolina rose sharply last year. The Charlotte Observer reports that the figur
Report: Increase in 2015 North Carolina traffic fatalities
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted an hour ago
Carolina rose sharply last year. The Charlotte Observer reports that the figures released Monday by the US Department of Transportation reveal that the state had 1,379 traffic fatalities in 2015, which is a 7.4 percent increase from the previous... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Aaron Collins, 74and Mary Frances Ross (Frank) Pencial on Aug. 13, 1942. He worked for many year
Aaron Collins, 74
New Haven Independent / Posted an hour ago
and Mary Frances Ross (Frank) Pencial on Aug. 13, 1942. He worked for many years for the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation and Sacred Heart Manor of Hamden. He was also the co-pastor of Mt. Zion Temple Pentecostal Church of New... Read more
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Sun Star
Deplaning of passengers to be enforced after hours of delay in tarmacDEPARTMENT of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered the Civ
Deplaning of passengers to be enforced after hours of delay in tarmac
Sun Star / Posted an hour ago
DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) to come up with measures in "deplaning" passengers affected by hours of delay in the tarmac. According to DOTr, CAB Resolution No. 49 requires... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 30said a longtime Alphabet Inc executive has left its board as the two tech compa
August 30
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
said a longtime Alphabet Inc executive has left its board as the two tech companies increasingly clash over the future of transportation and logistics. http://on.wsj.com/2bwEFes - Fox News Channel called claims by former on-air personality Andrea... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Increase in 2015 North Carolina traffic fatalitiesyear. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/2bWueC3) that the figures
Increase in 2015 North Carolina traffic fatalities
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
year. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/2bWueC3) that the figures released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation reveal that the state had 1,379 traffic fatalities in 2015, which is a 7.4 percent increase from the previous... Read more
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Roll Call
Daniel Webster Presses Nuanced Case for Speakerfit for someone hoping to continue the GOP’s drive for smaller government. He w
Daniel Webster Presses Nuanced Case for Speaker
Roll Call / Posted an hour ago
fit for someone hoping to continue the GOP’s drive for smaller government. He would, for instance, create a revolving transportation trust fund and a federal infrastructure bank to finance new construction. Complementing all that, though, is... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Texas women flash signs at bad drivers in trafficto kill themselves. It’s not my responsibility, but it really scares me for the
Texas women flash signs at bad drivers in traffic
KTHV Little Rock / Posted an hour ago
to kill themselves. It’s not my responsibility, but it really scares me for the young kids.” Nationwide, the National Transportation Safety Board reports more than 3,000 people died in distracted driving wrecks in 2014. More than 400,000... Read more
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Business Standard India
Green panel clears SAIL's Rs 5,419-cr modernisation plansthat the company should install 24x7 air monitoring devices to control air emis
Green panel clears SAIL's Rs 5,419-cr modernisation plans
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
that the company should install 24x7 air monitoring devices to control air emissions and vehicular pollution due to transportation of raw material and finished product. SAIL has been asked to ensure green belt cover over 33 per cent of the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Increase in 2015 North Carolina traffic fatalitiesyear. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/2bWueC3) that the figures
Increase in 2015 North Carolina traffic fatalities
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted an hour ago
year. The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/2bWueC3) that the figures released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation reveal that the state had 1,379 traffic fatalities in 2015, which is a 7.4 percent increase from the previous... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers map the gentrification effects of transportation projects on low-income communitiesaccording to Ong, the downside to this "upscaling" is that changing the charact
Researchers map the gentrification effects of transportation projects on low-income communities
PhysOrg / Posted an hour ago
according to Ong, the downside to this "upscaling" is that changing the character of a neighborhood with additional transportation options can lead to lower-income households being pushed out. "Sometimes, landlords aggressively—and perhaps... Read more
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New Kerala
India in focus for Norwegian expertise with natural gas - newkerala.com #111721represented by Shrikant Mahiyaria, said "India is keen to promote LNG as bunker
India in focus for Norwegian expertise with natural gas - newkerala.com #111721
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
represented by Shrikant Mahiyaria, said "India is keen to promote LNG as bunker fuel for sustainable and efficient inland transportation. I am sure that the bilateral cooperation between Norway and India will grow in this sector". The rapid... Read more
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Boston Globe
Amtrak announces new generation of Acela trainsand save energy at the same time. The 28 new trains will be part of a $2.45 bi
Amtrak announces new generation of Acela trains
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
and save energy at the same time. The 28 new trains will be part of a $2.45 billion investment in Amtrak to improve transportation in the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak said in a statement. The trains, which are expected to begin service in... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lobbyists see roads, bridges as priority for MississippiMississippi Economic Council made a lobbying push for $375 million in additiona
Lobbyists see roads, bridges as priority for Mississippi
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted an hour ago
Mississippi Economic Council made a lobbying push for $375 million in additional revenue to address the state’s immediate transportation needs. Alongside the MEC stood several lobbyist groups that similarly prioritized the maintenance and... Read more
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Newsmax
Airport Scare Hard to Avoid with Cascade of False Reportsyear, it's understandable that travelers are jittery. And LAX is no stranger to
Airport Scare Hard to Avoid with Cascade of False Reports
Newsmax / Posted an hour ago
year, it's understandable that travelers are jittery. And LAX is no stranger to violence. A lone gunman shot and killed a Transportation Security Administration screening agent and wounded three other people in 2013. "It doesn't take much for... Read more
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Field Technologies Online
Hytera Launches Latest DMR Handheld Radio PD98Xradio communications. It offers complete and customized communication solutions
Hytera Launches Latest DMR Handheld Radio PD98X
Field Technologies Online / Posted an hour ago
radio communications. It offers complete and customized communication solutions to government, public security, utility, transportation, enterprise and businesses. Founded in 1993 in Shenzhen, China, Hytera is a key player in the PMR... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan wants colleges to review vaccination rules as students returnsaid diseases easily spread through campuses because students are in close cont
Michigan wants colleges to review vaccination rules as students return
MLive.com / Posted an hour ago
said diseases easily spread through campuses because students are in close contact while in class, dorms, on public transportation or at social gatherings. That, coupled with stress factors, can increase infection risk. State law currently... Read more
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The Economic Times
Auto industry to grow to Rs 20 lakh crore in 10 years: Nitin Gadkarihe said. He said the government was harnessing its 7,500 km of seafront and 20
Auto industry to grow to Rs 20 lakh crore in 10 years: Nitin Gadkari
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
he said. He said the government was harnessing its 7,500 km of seafront and 20,000 km of waterways that will reduce transportation cost drastically. The minister said he was aware of the problems of automakers and once GST was cleared in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Pedestrian struck along Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst6 a.m. Tuesday. Niagara Falls Boulevard is closed in both directions between E
Pedestrian struck along Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 hours ago
6 a.m. Tuesday. Niagara Falls Boulevard is closed in both directions between Edward White Drive and South Ellicott Creek Road, according to the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition. No further details were immediately availab... Read more
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Sun Star
Korean investor keen on rail project in Metro Cebuwhen they are proposing. It was just raised recently. I think it’s a Korean fir
Korean investor keen on rail project in Metro Cebu
Sun Star / Posted 2 hours ago
when they are proposing. It was just raised recently. I think it’s a Korean firm. It was raised to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and also to Cebu authorities,” the Neda chief said. “Putting more infrastructure in Metro Cebu would... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Hwy 74 water main break closure expected to last through noon Tuesdayhope to have repairs complete by noon. Parents with concerns about traffic to
Hwy 74 water main break closure expected to last through noon Tuesday
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
hope to have repairs complete by noon. Parents with concerns about traffic to school can call the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools transportation hotline from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. That number is 980-343-6715. Copyright 2016 WBTV. All rights... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Commercial UAS Cleared For Takeoffof the technology, AUVSI President and CEO Brian Wynne said at a press conferen
Commercial UAS Cleared For Takeoff
The Aero-News Network / Posted 2 hours ago
of the technology, AUVSI President and CEO Brian Wynne said at a press conference Monday. Wynne joined U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta to mark the historic moment that has opened up the... Read more
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Rappler
We're waiting for House to work on emergency powers – Poecommittee on public services, said this on Tuesday, August 30, after the third
We're waiting for House to work on emergency powers – Poe
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
committee on public services, said this on Tuesday, August 30, after the third hearing was postponed as the Department of Transportation (DoTr) still had no traffic plan to present to lawmakers. “Gusto kong sabihin sa ating mga kababayan, ang... Read more
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Rappler
Stuck in a plane on the tarmac for hours? New CAB rule sets limitflight due to the closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Photo cour
Stuck in a plane on the tarmac for hours? New CAB rule sets limit
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
flight due to the closure of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Photo courtesy of Manja Bayang MANILA, Philippines – Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade announced a new rule that will prohibit all airlines on domestic and international... Read more
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Daily Herald
DuPage voters facing long list of referendum questionsmeasure tops the list and will ask if there should be an amendment to the state
DuPage voters facing long list of referendum questions
Daily Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
measure tops the list and will ask if there should be an amendment to the state constitution to prevent Illinois from using transportation-related funding for other purposes. Six townships are asking nonbinding advisory questions about mosquitoes.... Read more
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FOX News
Truck carrying Takata inflators explodes in Texas, killing womanMexico. The News Gram of Eagle Pass identified the victim as Lucila Robles. T
Truck carrying Takata inflators explodes in Texas, killing woman
FOX News / Posted 2 hours ago
Mexico. The News Gram of Eagle Pass identified the victim as Lucila Robles. Takata says it has strict procedures covering transportation of its products that meet all government regulations. The explosion left debris up to two miles from where the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Public meetings on Tampa Bay Express toll project this weekThe Florida Department of Transportation is holding two community engagement wo
Public meetings on Tampa Bay Express toll project this week
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
The Florida Department of Transportation is holding two community engagement workshops this week to talk about Tampa Bay Express, a controversial interstate expansion project. The first meeting was held Monday night in Tampa. Tampa Bay Express adds... Read more
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Business Wire
Total Traffic & Weather Network and Baron Announce Partnershipcritical weather intelligence when precision matters. Baron products are used i
Total Traffic & Weather Network and Baron Announce Partnership
Business Wire / Posted 2 hours ago
critical weather intelligence when precision matters. Baron products are used in numerous industries such as automotive, transportation, aviation, insurance, marine, government and media. Over 226 million people have access to Baron weather... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley unemployment rate among lowest in California, state report showscontributors to employment growth in the area, adding 6,400 jobs, according to
Berkeley unemployment rate among lowest in California, state report shows
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 hours ago
contributors to employment growth in the area, adding 6,400 jobs, according to the EDD report. Construction and trade, transportation and utilities industries also reported job growth of more than 5,000. Caplan said Berkeley’s low unemployment... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Woman lives with 41 stray cats after spending her savings shipping them over from Spaincats into the garden at any time so as not to annoy their neighbours. She has
Woman lives with 41 stray cats after spending her savings shipping them over from Spain
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 hours ago
cats into the garden at any time so as not to annoy their neighbours. She has already paid out £8,000 of her own money on transportation, passports, microchipping and rabies jabs just to bring the cats into the UK. Extra blood tests and jabs... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Fear not the BQX | Op-ed blasted for 'fear-mongering'death sparks protest The sixteenth death of a cyclist this year on city street
Fear not the BQX | Op-ed blasted for 'fear-mongering'
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 hours ago
death sparks protest The sixteenth death of a cyclist this year on city streets eclipsed last year's total and moved Transportation Alternatives to organize a protest ride on Sept. 15. The latest victim, Michael Schenkman, 78, of Queens, was... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
BUZZ, AUG. 30: Why no bus to Wrightsville? California and gunsI continue to ask: Why can’t I get public transportation to Wrightsville beach?
BUZZ, AUG. 30: Why no bus to Wrightsville? California and guns
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 hours ago
I continue to ask: Why can’t I get public transportation to Wrightsville beach? Corrupt, mainstream media has Herculean task ahead: Making Hillary look good is like trying to make a liar look honest. Great editorial 8/25 re big Pharma monopolies &... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Sky ride to make its debut at North Carolina State Fairof Agriculture and Consumer Services spokesman Kent Yelverton says the State Fa
Sky ride to make its debut at North Carolina State Fair
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 hours ago
of Agriculture and Consumer Services spokesman Kent Yelverton says the State Fair Flyer is a ride experience and a transportation tool. The ride, which looks like a mountain ski lift and has 127 chairs, will travel at about 2 mph and run... Read more
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Boston Globe
Meet the officer behind the Bangor Maine Police Department’s viral Facebook pagein the morning or late at night at home. Other opportunities have come out of i
Meet the officer behind the Bangor Maine Police Department’s viral Facebook page
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
in the morning or late at night at home. Other opportunities have come out of it for me, I blog for Car Talk now about transportation-related stuff. But it’s still sarcastic, so that gives me another outlet. It’s been really nice. It’s also... Read more
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USA Today
Web accessibility regulations are overduedemonstrates that people with disabilities do often pay higher fares, although
Web accessibility regulations are overdue
USA Today / Posted 3 hours ago
demonstrates that people with disabilities do often pay higher fares, although new regulations from the U.S. Department of Transportation will soon require all airline web sites to be accessible. Enrolling in college? You might not be able to... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Sustainable wine industry a work in progressbottle,” Brigham said. “Hopefully, we will see better wines put in wine boxes.
Sustainable wine industry a work in progress
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 3 hours ago
bottle,” Brigham said. “Hopefully, we will see better wines put in wine boxes. Glass bottles are also heavy and it impacts transportation.” The college is also looking at capturing the carbon dioxide that is released during the fermentation... Read more
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