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FOX 16 Little Rock
Fox16 Investigates: Hundreds of State Items Reported as Lost, Stolen or MissingLITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The state of Arkansas has more than 200 agencies, boards a
Fox16 Investigates: Hundreds of State Items Reported as Lost, Stolen or Missing
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 7 hours ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The state of Arkansas has more than 200 agencies, boards and commissions that all accumulate assets bought with taxpayer money. Fox16 Investigates takes a look at how many items are reported missing, lost or stolen and if... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Arkansas highway leaders trying to reduce wrong-way crashesArkansas highway officials have initiated $2.8 million in improvements with a f
Arkansas highway leaders trying to reduce wrong-way crashes
KY3 Springfield / Posted 8 hours ago
Arkansas highway officials have initiated $2.8 million in improvements with a focus on reducing wrong-way crashes on the state freeway system. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the effort is designed to address the problem of motorists... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Arkansas highway leaders trying to reduce wrong-way crashesArkansas highway officials have initiated $2.8 million in improvements with a f
Arkansas highway leaders trying to reduce wrong-way crashes
KSPR Springfield / Posted 8 hours ago
Arkansas highway officials have initiated $2.8 million in improvements with a focus on reducing wrong-way crashes on the state freeway system. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the effort is designed to address the problem of motorists... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Do not passWhile Monday's collision between a school bus and tractor-trailer rig did not i
Do not pass
Statesboro Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
While Monday's collision between a school bus and tractor-trailer rig did not involve illegal passing, it calls attention to the fact that a vast number of drivers do not obey laws regarding school bus safety. The man driving the 18-wheeler told... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bike-sharing is a neat amenity, but it’s not working in SeattleSeattle’s struggling with a homeless crisis it can’t afford to solve. Police ar
Bike-sharing is a neat amenity, but it’s not working in Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Seattle’s struggling with a homeless crisis it can’t afford to solve. Police are stretched so thin, residents are hiring private police. City Hall can’t afford to fix all the cracked roads, provide sidewalks everywhere or replace creaky... Read more
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Daily Journal
School board commends its crews for snow removalVINELAND – After Vineland Public Schools successfully cleared the 13 inches of
School board commends its crews for snow removal
Daily Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
VINELAND – After Vineland Public Schools successfully cleared the 13 inches of snow dumped by a January blizzard, school board members are forecasting a shared service request from city officials. “I’m sure the city will be banging on the door... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
SWAR family pleads for safer railroad crossingLast month, two Little River County residents, including a 10-year-old boy, wer
SWAR family pleads for safer railroad crossing
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 hours ago
Last month, two Little River County residents, including a 10-year-old boy, were killed when their vehicle was struck by a KCS train. The accident has since caused residents in the small Southwest Arkansas town to make a plea for help in making the... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Objections filed against airline planning Youngstown to Chicago flightsA company operated by the same owners of an airline planning to offer daily fli
Objections filed against airline planning Youngstown to Chicago flights
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 13 hours ago
A company operated by the same owners of an airline planning to offer daily flights between Youngstown and Chicago has filed for bankruptcy. SeaPort Airlines filed for chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Oregon last week. SeaPort is owned by... Read more
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The Hill
Feds: 325K drones now registeredThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Monday that 325,000 drones have
Feds: 325K drones now registered
The Hill / Posted 15 hours ago
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Monday that 325,000 drones have been registered thus far under new rules that require users to provide their information to the federal government and pay a fee to fly the devices. FAA Administrator... Read more
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asianage
The Niagara Falls might be turned off� againBack in 1969, water was directed away from the US side of the falls so army eng
The Niagara Falls might be turned off� again
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
Back in 1969, water was directed away from the US side of the falls so army engineers could study how the landscape of the waterfalls was eroding. Few landmarks are as iconic as the Niagara Falls — a group of three waterfalls spanning the US and... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
The Niagara Falls might be turned off… again The reason New York’s state agencies want to shut off the falls is to repair
The Niagara Falls might be turned off… again
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
The reason New York’s state agencies want to shut off the falls is to repair two 115-year-old stone bridges. Few landmarks are as iconic as the Niagara Falls — a group of three waterfalls spanning the US... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Make Dream Plan 2030 a reality!Now that the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is seriously considering
Make Dream Plan 2030 a reality!
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Now that the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is seriously considering keeping the bus lane barriers on EDSA a semi-permanent feature of the metropolis’ major road artery’s traffic management strategy, why not introduce – even on a trial... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Boston Area Braces For Walloping Winter StormBOSTON Much of eastern Massachusetts is bracing for a storm that began dropping
Boston Area Braces For Walloping Winter Storm
WBUR Boston / Posted 20 hours ago
BOSTON Much of eastern Massachusetts is bracing for a storm that began dropping steady bands of snow over Boston and south of the city Monday morning. Boston, which is under a winter storm warning, is expecting up to eight inches of snow through... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
School bus driver 'alert' at hospital after morning wreckThe driver of a Bulloch County school bus is recovering this morning at East Ge
School bus driver 'alert' at hospital after morning wreck
Statesboro Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
The driver of a Bulloch County school bus is recovering this morning at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, after an 18-wheel tractor trailer truck plowed into the rear of her bus as it was stopped at a railroad crossing on the bypass, about a... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Traffic calming at Fleurs is blockedTRAFFIC calming measures for the Fleurs area of Forres have been deemed unneces
Traffic calming at Fleurs is blocked
Forres Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
TRAFFIC calming measures for the Fleurs area of Forres have been deemed unnecessary by Moray Council. Forres Community Council (FCC) secretary Eleanor Hayward made a request for them on behalf of a member of the public who claimed motorists... Read more
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Philly.com
Construction execs to pay back feds in $19M fraud schemePHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two Pennsylvania construction executives have been ordered
Construction execs to pay back feds in $19M fraud scheme
Philly.com / Posted 22 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two Pennsylvania construction executives have been ordered to pay the government $1 million each after admitting they fraudulently funneled nearly $19 million in federally funded projects to a family firm. A federal judge in... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Construction execs to pay back feds in $19M fraud schemePHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two Pennsylvania construction executives have been ordered
Construction execs to pay back feds in $19M fraud scheme
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 23 hours ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two Pennsylvania construction executives have been ordered to pay the government $1 million each after admitting they fraudulently funneled nearly $19 million in federally funded projects to a family firm. A federal judge in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State looks to cut crashes of vehicles going wrong wayArkansas highway officials have initiated systemwide improvements at an estimat
State looks to cut crashes of vehicles going wrong way
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Arkansas highway officials have initiated systemwide improvements at an estimated cost of $2.8 million with a focus on reducing wrong-way crashes on the state freeway system. The holistic effort is designed to address a problem -- motorists entering... Read more
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Rappler
Japanese shipbuilder begins construction of PCG vesselsNEW VESSELS. These 10 new vessels will help the Coast Guard in upholding mariti
Japanese shipbuilder begins construction of PCG vessels
Rappler / Posted yesterday
NEW VESSELS. These 10 new vessels will help the Coast Guard in upholding maritime security within Philippines seas. Photo from DOTC MANILA, Philippines — The first of 10 new multi-role response vessels (MRRVs) for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)... Read more
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Rappler
Cheaper air fares in ASEAN seen as PH signs protocolsIMPROVED AIR CONNECTION. The Philippines finally signs Protocols 5 and 6 of the
Cheaper air fares in ASEAN seen as PH signs protocols
Rappler / Posted yesterday
IMPROVED AIR CONNECTION. The Philippines finally signs Protocols 5 and 6 of the ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on Air Services. File photo by Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is now ready for more liberalized air traffic after President... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for Feb. 7, 2016Lawrence V. Young, a shareholder with CGA Law Firm and chair of the bankruptcy
Moving Up for Feb. 7, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Lawrence V. Young, a shareholder with CGA Law Firm and chair of the bankruptcy practice group, was recognized by the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the York County Bar Association with the Jeffrey A. Ernico Award in January. The award celebrates... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Workplace-- Melissa Walls has been named CEO of the Broad Top Area Medical Center. Wall
Workplace
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
-- Melissa Walls has been named CEO of the Broad Top Area Medical Center. Walls, who recently moved to Altoona, has more than 20 years of experience in the Federally Qualified Health Center arena. She most recently worked in Hartford, Conn., at... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Roseville police use workout program to recruit new officersIt’s Wednesday night and music is booming. In one corner, Roseville Police Chie
Roseville police use workout program to recruit new officers
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
It’s Wednesday night and music is booming. In one corner, Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn completes a wall sit exercise, while Lauren Beltran – sweat dripping down her face – holds a 45-pound weight high above her head. Welcome to WOD... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Biking in Dallas: A survival guideDallas streets — once among the worst in the U.S. for bicyclists — are slowly b
Biking in Dallas: A survival guide
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
Dallas streets — once among the worst in the U.S. for bicyclists — are slowly becoming more bike-friendly with the addition of shared and dedicated bike lanes. Yet the idea of urban biking as a safe, fun form of exercise is still a tough hill to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Three Berks steel executives ordered to repay government in highway construction fraudTwo Kutztown men who funneled business to their family's steel construction fir
Three Berks steel executives ordered to repay government in highway construction fraud
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Two Kutztown men who funneled business to their family's steel construction firm by using a shell company to qualify as a disadvantaged business must repay the government $1 million. U.S. District Judge Lawrence Stengel last week sentenced brothers... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bull Shoals Dam lane closure setMaintenance by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Bull Shoals Dam will req
Bull Shoals Dam lane closure set
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Maintenance by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Bull Shoals Dam will require a temporary lane closure Tuesday on Arkansas 178, which carries traffic over the dam, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The westbound lane... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15The Latest: 6-year-old hit by falling tree limb dies February 06, 2016 01:12 G
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 3 days ago
The Latest: 6-year-old hit by falling tree limb dies February 06, 2016 01:12 GMT %classify(id:4c675a4d32874d8c9589633392765e43;section:AP Event;name:Winter Weather Massachusetts; BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on a winter storm that dropped more than a... Read more
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Salon.com
6-old hit by falling tree limb diesBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm that dropped more than a foot of sno
6-old hit by falling tree limb dies
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm that dropped more than a foot of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Family members say a 6-year-old girl who was hit by a falling tree limb that fell in her backyard during... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox school bus driver in Wednesday crash suspendedThe driver of a Knox County school bus involved in a crash on Wednesday has bee
Knox school bus driver in Wednesday crash suspended
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The driver of a Knox County school bus involved in a crash on Wednesday has been suspended from the district's eligibility roster pending an investigation, school officials said Friday. David Yager, who drives for J&V Enterprises Bus Lines Inc., was... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Budget Plan Doesn't Include CTfastrak East ExpenseHARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's new budget proposal doesn't set aside anythi
Budget Plan Doesn't Include CTfastrak East Expense
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's new budget proposal doesn't set aside anything for the start of CTfastrak East, but transportation planners are still mapping out potential routes and schedules to start this summer. The state still plans to begin... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Port updates vendors on Harbor Bridge relocation plansCompanies vying to manage the relocation of Hillcrest residents during the Harb
Port updates vendors on Harbor Bridge relocation plans
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Companies vying to manage the relocation of Hillcrest residents during the Harbor Bridge project met Friday with officials for the Port of Corpus Christi. James Welder, the port's attorney, and Sean Strawbridge, its chief operating officer, walked... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Vandals damage I-84 rest stopBOISE – The Idaho Transportation Department is asking for the public’s help in
Vandals damage I-84 rest stop
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
BOISE – The Idaho Transportation Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the persons responsible for vandalizing a rest stop along Interstate 84 near the Utah border. Officials say the men’s bathroom at the westbound Juniper Rest Area... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tri-state area wakes up to winter storm as eight inches of snow dropsThe tri-state area wakes up to snow as Winter Storm Lexi drops up to ten inches
Tri-state area wakes up to winter storm as eight inches of snow drops
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The tri-state area wakes up to snow as Winter Storm Lexi drops up to ten inches Winter Storm Lexi dumped several inches of snow on the mid-Atlantic states on Friday following on the heels of a heavy rainstorm Temperatures dropped over night after a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Baker: Commute home will be ‘especially messy’ due to the Friday snowstormWith the heavy, wet snowfall expected to taper off during the afternoon, Govern
Baker: Commute home will be ‘especially messy’ due to the Friday snowstorm
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
With the heavy, wet snowfall expected to taper off during the afternoon, Governor Charlie Baker warned commuters to expect an “especially messy’ trip home Friday. “We expect the big issue with the evening commute is just going to be how long it’s... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Snow can't stop presidential campaigning in New HampshireBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as
Snow can't stop presidential campaigning in New Hampshire
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as 10 inches of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The snow didn't stop presidential candidates from campaigning in New Hampshire, just four... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15Snow can't stop presidential campaigning in New Hampshire February 05, 2016 16
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 3 days ago
Snow can't stop presidential campaigning in New Hampshire February 05, 2016 16:56 GMT Eds: APNewsNow. Updates with reports of power outages; links photos. Will be updated. With AP Photos. %classify(id:4c675a4d32874d8c9589633392765e43;section:AP... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Snow can't stop presidential campaigning in New HampshireBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as
Snow can't stop presidential campaigning in New Hampshire
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as 10 inches of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The snow didn't stop presidential candidates from campaigning in New Hampshire, just four... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
End of the road for side mirrorsBefore engineers dreamed of eliminating drivers in cars, they imagined eliminat
End of the road for side mirrors
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Before engineers dreamed of eliminating drivers in cars, they imagined eliminating the side mirrors. The protuberances are ugly and create aerodynamic drag, and their associated blind spots are the bane of parking-challenged drivers everywhere. But... Read more
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NBC News
Google is Taking Its Robot Car Tests to Washington StateGoogle parent company Alphabet said Wednesday that its self-driving car project
Google is Taking Its Robot Car Tests to Washington State
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
Google parent company Alphabet said Wednesday that its self-driving car project will expand testing to Kirkland, Washington later this month, the third city where it is testing autonomous vehicles. The company's Google unit has conducted autonomous... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Schools closed as snow hits New EnglandBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as
Schools closed as snow hits New England
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as 10 inches of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local): Massachusetts officials are asking people to stay off the roads between the morning and evening... Read more
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ABC News
Schools Closed as Snow Hits New EnglandThe Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as 10 inches of s
Schools Closed as Snow Hits New England
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as 10 inches of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local): Massachusetts officials are asking people to stay off the roads between the morning and evening commutes to allow... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Schools closed as snow hits New EnglandBOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as
Schools closed as snow hits New England
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as 10 inches of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local): Massachusetts officials are asking people to stay off the roads between the morning and evening... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston has dismissed thousands of parking tickets for drivers who made typos in new meter pay appWhen Boston last year rolled out a smartphone app that can be used to pay for m
Boston has dismissed thousands of parking tickets for drivers who made typos in new meter pay app
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
When Boston last year rolled out a smartphone app that can be used to pay for metered parking, many drivers no doubt rejoiced — at no longer having to comb the car for quarters. But that innovation has presented a new challenge for some... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Winter storm could bring 10 inches of snow to MassachusettsBOSTON (AP) - A winter storm that started off as rain during the morning commut
Winter storm could bring 10 inches of snow to Massachusetts
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - A winter storm that started off as rain during the morning commute is expected to turn over to snow later in the day and drop as much as 10 inches in some areas of Massachusetts. The National Weather Service says Friday's storm is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Engineers at work on LR I-30 requestEngineers working on the Interstate 30 corridor project are looking at eliminat
Engineers at work on LR I-30 request
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Engineers working on the Interstate 30 corridor project are looking at eliminating the Second Street ramps and moving access to and from downtown Little Rock south to Fourth Street or beyond, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Bulloch schools open, but some roads closedSchools in Evans and Tattnall counties will be closed Friday, but Bulloch Count
Bulloch schools open, but some roads closed
Statesboro Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Schools in Evans and Tattnall counties will be closed Friday, but Bulloch County Schools will remain open, despite some road closures because of accumulated rain. An alert from Bulloch County Emergency Management Director Ted Wynn before noon... Read more
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CNBC
Google testing self-driving cars in WashingtonGoogle began a few weeks ago driving a single Lexus RX450h SUV around a few squ
Google testing self-driving cars in Washington
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
Google began a few weeks ago driving a single Lexus RX450h SUV around a few square miles in North Kirkland to create a detailed map of the streets. The company says its self-driving software has already been tested in over 1.4 million miles of... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Problems for South Bend School's first two-hour delayIt's a historic week for South Bend Schools. For the first time ever, the distr
Problems for South Bend School's first two-hour delay
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
It's a historic week for South Bend Schools. For the first time ever, the district had a two-hour weather delay on Wednesday. Just like anything that's done for the first time, it wasn't perfect. Transportation officials say it went well, but... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Ware County public schools closed Friday due to floodingWARE COUNTY, Ga. - Ware County public schools will be closed Friday because of
Ware County public schools closed Friday due to flooding
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 4 days ago
WARE COUNTY, Ga. - Ware County public schools will be closed Friday because of flooding. The decision was made with input from leadership from the local road department, Sheriff's Office, emergency management services and the transportation... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Another rail projectThe government is auctioning another multi-billion peso, public-private partner
Another rail project
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
The government is auctioning another multi-billion peso, public-private partnership project that aims to speed up the movement of goods and services in the Philippines. The P171-billion south rail project, like other PPP undertakings, is envisioned... Read more
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