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TribLIVE
Baldwin High students face longer walks to bus stopdistance between home and the bus stop is going to potentially increase,” Super
Baldwin High students face longer walks to bus stop
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
distance between home and the bus stop is going to potentially increase,” Superintendent Randal Lutz said. A review of the transportation department by consultant John Frombach showed “an excessive number of bus stops” in the district. A reduction... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
3 North Dakota airports get federal grants for improvementsDakota DOT begins mowing state highway ditchesNorth Dakota DOT begins mowing st
3 North Dakota airports get federal grants for improvements
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 hours ago
Dakota DOT begins mowing state highway ditchesNorth Dakota DOT begins mowing state highway ditches North Dakota's Transportation Department has begun mowing the top cut along shoulders of state highways. North Dakota's Transportation... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
North Dakota DOT begins mowing state highway ditchesDakota DOT begins mowing state highway ditches North Dakota's Transportation D
North Dakota DOT begins mowing state highway ditches
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 hours ago
Dakota DOT begins mowing state highway ditches North Dakota's Transportation Department has begun mowing the top cut along shoulders of state highways. North Dakota's Transportation... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Highway department closes bridge over Ouachita Riverhas been shut down after a truck struck several beams on the bridge's superstru
Highway department closes bridge over Ouachita River
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 hours ago
has been shut down after a truck struck several beams on the bridge's superstructure. The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department says the truck hit the bridge on Arkansas 51 in Arkadelphia shortly after 7 a.m. Tuesday. Engineers... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
PHOTOS: Arkansas bridge closed indefinitely after accident, officials saysupports and indefinite rerouting of traffic, officials said. Danny Straessle,
PHOTOS: Arkansas bridge closed indefinitely after accident, officials say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
supports and indefinite rerouting of traffic, officials said. Danny Straessle, spokesman for the state Highway and Transportation Department, said shortly before 2 p.m. that traffic remained closed at the Ouachita River Bridge on Arkansas... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas bridge closed indefinitely after accident, officials saysupports and indefinite rerouting of traffic, officials said. Danny Straessle,
Arkansas bridge closed indefinitely after accident, officials say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
supports and indefinite rerouting of traffic, officials said. Danny Straessle, spokesman for the state Highway and Transportation Department, said shortly before 2 p.m. that traffic remained closed at the Ouachita River Bridge on Arkansas... Read more
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Boston Globe
Highway worker struck, fatally injured on I-93 in Medfordwas working for HiWay Safety Systems Inc., when he was killed. The company hand
Highway worker struck, fatally injured on I-93 in Medford
Boston Globe / Posted 8 hours ago
was working for HiWay Safety Systems Inc., when he was killed. The company handles pavement marking for the state’s transportation department. Ron Beaudoin of HiWay Safety Systems said the company is grieving O’Day’s death. “It is very... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona Statehouse ballot switch: Marshall Pimentel replaces Rep. Cecilia VelasquezAug. 30 ballot for a legislative seat. Pimentel is a Marine veteran and electr
Arizona Statehouse ballot switch: Marshall Pimentel replaces Rep. Cecilia Velasquez
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 hours ago
Aug. 30 ballot for a legislative seat. Pimentel is a Marine veteran and electronic technician with the Phoenix's Street Transportation Department. He will take Velasquez's place on the ballot as a candidate for state representative in... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Damaged Clark County Bridge Closedgoes over the Ouachita River, just outside of Arkadelphia. Danny Straessle, sp
Damaged Clark County Bridge Closed
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 9 hours ago
goes over the Ouachita River, just outside of Arkadelphia. Danny Straessle, spokesman with the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) says the damage happened after a truck hit the bridge. He says an AHTD crew is there trying... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Updated North Avenue pedestrian bridge over Lake Shore Drive to reopen this weekover Lake Shore Drive is on track to reopen Thursday just in time for the busy
Updated North Avenue pedestrian bridge over Lake Shore Drive to reopen this week
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
over Lake Shore Drive is on track to reopen Thursday just in time for the busy Fourth of July holiday weekend. The city's Transportation Department closed the bridge April 11 to replace the decking and support beams, but it kept the arched top... Read more
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The Manila Times
It ain’t broke, why is Alvarez planning to fix it?and Communications Technology (DICT) was recently created. He said, “Highway c
It ain’t broke, why is Alvarez planning to fix it?
The Manila Times / Posted 11 hours ago
and Communications Technology (DICT) was recently created. He said, “Highway construction should properly belong to the transportation department because transportation and roads are related. Anyway, public works is already very large.” But the... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Board discussion focuses on communicationwhen it comes out in this way,” Friedman said. “We could challenge ourselves to
Board discussion focuses on communication
Newton Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
when it comes out in this way,” Friedman said. “We could challenge ourselves to do better.” No one from the transportation department was at Monday’s meeting. The other main item handled Monday night took place at a board learning... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Stanley Airport use not hampered by house fire near landing stripeach year -- and that's just for six months of operations because it's closed i
Stanley Airport use not hampered by house fire near landing strip
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 14 hours ago
each year -- and that's just for six months of operations because it's closed in the winter. Four years ago, the Idaho Transportation Department paved 1,600 feet of the runway (there's another 1,000 feet of turf), enough for the small planes... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Crews widening several Rogers roadsstarting July 7. Bids will be reviewed July 26 and could start a month or two l
Crews widening several Rogers roads
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
starting July 7. Bids will be reviewed July 26 and could start a month or two later, Jobe said. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department plans to improve a segment of Walnut Street from Eighth Street to Interstate 49 by adding a turning... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga City Council eyes Alton Park greenwaybeen neglected in for years. Hopefully this will correct some of that." If the
Chattanooga City Council eyes Alton Park greenway
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
been neglected in for years. Hopefully this will correct some of that." If the council approves the resolution, the city's transportation department will be authorized to pursue a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement grant from the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Lincoln Avenue road diet in Willow Glen should stayago was billed at the time as temporary. A working group of residents and busi
Lincoln Avenue road diet in Willow Glen should stay
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
ago was billed at the time as temporary. A working group of residents and business owners was set up in 2014, and the transportation department, with the support of Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio, launched the pilot plan in February... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Flint water criminal probe costs triple, may hit $5 Milliongovernor, the secretary of state, the treasurer, the superintendent of public i
Flint water criminal probe costs triple, may hit $5 Million
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
governor, the secretary of state, the treasurer, the superintendent of public instruction, and the director of the transportation department, is generally an administrative rubber stamp for state contracts worth $250,000 or more. "The... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
AirCheckTexas can help replace, repair vehiclesurban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, NCTCOG has 238 member govern
AirCheckTexas can help replace, repair vehicles
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted yesterday
urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, NCTCOG has 238 member governments including 16 counties, 169 cities, 22 school districts and 31 special districts. For more information on the NCTCOG Transportation Department, visit NCTCOG.org/tra... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Uber, Lyft could get new overseer in Californiathe California Highway Patrol would handle enforcement and “select investigatio
Uber, Lyft could get new overseer in California
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
the California Highway Patrol would handle enforcement and “select investigations.” Both agencies are part of the state’s transportation department. Some sources had said the CPUC would still handle rulemaking for Uber and Lyft but lawmakers... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Why American Airlines and DFW offer the best new gateway to Tokyo Haneda Airportbe the only Haneda nonstop from the South, extending access to a wide swath of
Why American Airlines and DFW offer the best new gateway to Tokyo Haneda Airport
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
be the only Haneda nonstop from the South, extending access to a wide swath of the country and Latin America. The U.S. Transportation Department will decide which route offers the most benefit to the public, probably within the next few months.... Read more
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Boston Globe
South Coast rail could cost $1 billion more than estimatedthan expected and take about seven years longer than scheduled, state transport
South Coast rail could cost $1 billion more than estimated
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
than expected and take about seven years longer than scheduled, state transportation officials said on Monday. The state transportation department had estimated the project could cost $2.23 billion and be complete by 2022, but consultants for the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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11 News Houston
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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First Coast News
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestionduring peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion bac
Interstates celebrate 60 with more traffic, congestion
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
during peak hours, according to FHA figures. The system has a $189 billion backlog of needed improvements, according to Transportation Department estimates. That figure includes $100 billion for expansion and enhancement, $59 billion ton improve... Read more
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PhysOrg
Why megaprojects often have megapitfallsconflicts about who decided what, who was responsible for what. No single agenc
Why megaprojects often have megapitfalls
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
conflicts about who decided what, who was responsible for what. No single agency had the final word. Caltrans [the state's transportation department], MTC [the Metropolitan Transportation Commission] and the state Legislature all were... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Southeast Michigan navigates smart roads, but financing remains uncertainneeds are funded. Many of the sensors set up around metro Detroit were bought
Southeast Michigan navigates smart roads, but financing remains uncertain
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
needs are funded. Many of the sensors set up around metro Detroit were bought with federal dollars. Michigan's transportation department says it has spent close to $3 million through multiple funding sources, mostly federal money with... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Work set for I-40 in Pulaski County40 in Pulaski County will continue to require daily lane closures for four nigh
Work set for I-40 in Pulaski County
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
40 in Pulaski County will continue to require daily lane closures for four nights beginning today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The work will reduce eastbound I-40 traffic to one lane between Crystal Hill Road in North... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Road work to close I-430 to I-30 ramp30 interchange will require an overnight lane closure tonight and into Monday m
Road work to close I-430 to I-30 ramp
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
30 interchange will require an overnight lane closure tonight and into Monday morning, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The ramp carrying traffic from I-430 southbound to I-30 eastbound will be closed between 10... Read more
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Hartford Courant
New Buses On The Way To CTTransit Next Yearchanges since the old ones were built in 2001, 2002 and 2003," said Michael San
New Buses On The Way To CTTransit Next Year
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
changes since the old ones were built in 2001, 2002 and 2003," said Michael Sanders, transit administrator for the state transportation department. The first 67 new buses should go into service next March, and 58 more will be on the streets by... Read more
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Daily Record
Funerals held for star athletes killed in car crashLeonidas Vagias. The standout athletes who graduated last year from Don Bosco
Funerals held for star athletes killed in car crash
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Leonidas Vagias. The standout athletes who graduated last year from Don Bosco Prep were found Monday morning by a state transportation department worker in the woods near I-287 southbound in Mahwah. Vagias was a kicker/punter with the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Back Bay block known for bike crashes falls into disrepair after fix two years agoareas. So, why was this dangerous Back Bay block allowed to go back to its old
Back Bay block known for bike crashes falls into disrepair after fix two years ago
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
areas. So, why was this dangerous Back Bay block allowed to go back to its old ways? When I asked about it, state transportation department spokeswoman Jacquelyn Goddard didn’t provide any reason. But she did tell me that the state is... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Funerals held for star athletes killed in car crashLeonidas Vagias. The standout athletes who graduated last year from Don Bosco
Funerals held for star athletes killed in car crash
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
Leonidas Vagias. The standout athletes who graduated last year from Don Bosco Prep were found Monday morning by a state transportation department worker in the woods near I-287 southbound in Mahwah. Vagias was a kicker/punter with the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
AHTD: Failing Culvert to be Replaced on JFK in North Little Rock, Requires DetourState Highway 107 (JFK Boulevard) in North Little Rock will require a detour, a
AHTD: Failing Culvert to be Replaced on JFK in North Little Rock, Requires Detour
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
State Highway 107 (JFK Boulevard) in North Little Rock will require a detour, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials. On Sunday, June 26 crews will begin work at 7:00 a.m. to excavate and replace a... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Highway 55 blocked by crashBOISE -- The Idaho Transportation Department says Highway 55 was blocked betwee
Highway 55 blocked by crash
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
BOISE -- The Idaho Transportation Department says Highway 55 was blocked between Spring Creek Way, which is five miles south of Horseshoe Bend, and Sportsman Access, which is 15 miles north of Horseshoe Bend. Idaho State Police says one northbound... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Cuba refuses visas for House memberslawmakers who sought to visit that country to investigate airline passenger scr
Cuba refuses visas for House members
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
lawmakers who sought to visit that country to investigate airline passenger screening for flights recently approved by the Transportation Department, the lawmakers said Friday. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the Homeland Security... Read more
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Philly.com
Funerals held for star athletes killed in car crashLeonidas Vagias. The standout athletes who graduated last year from Don Bosco
Funerals held for star athletes killed in car crash
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Leonidas Vagias. The standout athletes who graduated last year from Don Bosco Prep were found Monday morning by a state transportation department worker in the woods near I-287 southbound in Mahwah. Vagias was a kicker/punter with the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Cuba refuses visas for House memberslawmakers who sought to visit that country to investigate airline passenger scr
Cuba refuses visas for House members
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
lawmakers who sought to visit that country to investigate airline passenger screening for flights recently approved by the Transportation Department, the lawmakers said Friday. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the Homeland Security... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Cuba refuses visas for House memberslawmakers who sought to visit that country to investigate airline passenger scr
Cuba refuses visas for House members
Naples Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
lawmakers who sought to visit that country to investigate airline passenger screening for flights recently approved by the Transportation Department, the lawmakers said Friday. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the Homeland Security... Read more
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USA Today
Cuba refuses visas for House memberslawmakers who sought to visit that country to investigate airline passenger scr
Cuba refuses visas for House members
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
lawmakers who sought to visit that country to investigate airline passenger screening for flights recently approved by the Transportation Department, the lawmakers said Friday. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the Homeland Security... Read more
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