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The Youngstown Vindicator
Airline under the same ownership as Aerodynamics Inc. files for bankruptcyYOUNGSTOWN Oregon-based SeaPort Airlines has filed for bankruptcy. The compan
Airline under the same ownership as Aerodynamics Inc. files for bankruptcy
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN Oregon-based SeaPort Airlines has filed for bankruptcy. The company is under the same ownership as Aerodynamics Inc., the airline that was recently approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily service between... Read more
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Fortune
Obama Proposes $10 a Barrel Oil TaxThis week, the Obama administration is expected to release a budget plan that w
Obama Proposes $10 a Barrel Oil Tax
Fortune / Posted 8 hours ago
This week, the Obama administration is expected to release a budget plan that would put more than $300 billion over the next decade into carbon-reducing transportation technology. As the President hinted in his State of the Union Address last month,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Despite Tampa’s ties to Cuba, commercial flights are elusiveTAMPA — As the first commercial flights to Cuba are announced in the coming mon
Despite Tampa’s ties to Cuba, commercial flights are elusive
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
TAMPA — As the first commercial flights to Cuba are announced in the coming months, Tampa is unlikely to make the list, aviation analysts say. That puts at risk efforts by local leaders to forge modern links on the foundation of historical... 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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Bennington Banner
Hinsdale, N.H., bridge to be started two years ahead of scheduleHINSDALE, N.H. — The historic Vilas Bridge linking Walpole to Bellows Falls is
Hinsdale, N.H., bridge to be started two years ahead of schedule
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
HINSDALE, N.H. — The historic Vilas Bridge linking Walpole to Bellows Falls is crumbling into the Connecticut River, closed in 2009 with no real plan to replace it. Meanwhile, traffic across the Anna Hunt Marsh and Charles Dana bridges, which link... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automot
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automotive fatalities were at a seven-year high through the first nine months of 2015, as deaths increased by 9.3 percent from the same time frame in 2014. The figures were... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automot
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automotive fatalities were at a seven-year high through the first nine months of 2015, as deaths increased by 9.3 percent from the same time frame in 2014. The figures were... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automot
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automotive fatalities were at a seven-year high through the first nine months of 2015, as deaths increased by 9.3 percent from the same time frame in 2014. The figures were... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automot
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 days ago
According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automotive fatalities were at a seven-year high through the first nine months of 2015, as deaths increased by 9.3 percent from the same time frame in 2014. The figures were... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automot
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 days ago
According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automotive fatalities were at a seven-year high through the first nine months of 2015, as deaths increased by 9.3 percent from the same time frame in 2014. The figures were... Read more
6 related stories
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WRTV Indianapolis
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automot
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automotive fatalities were at a seven-year high through the first nine months of 2015, as deaths increased by 9.3 percent from the same time frame in 2014. The figures were... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automot
Auto fatalities at 7-year high in 2015
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
According to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released Friday, automotive fatalities were at a seven-year high through the first nine months of 2015, as deaths increased by 9.3 percent from the same time frame in 2014. The figures were... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Hinsdale, N.H., bridge to be started two years ahead of scheduleHINSDALE, N.H. >> The historic Vilas Bridge linking Walpole to Bellows Fa
Hinsdale, N.H., bridge to be started two years ahead of schedule
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
HINSDALE, N.H. >> The historic Vilas Bridge linking Walpole to Bellows Falls is crumbling into the Connecticut River, closed in 2009 with no real plan to replace it. Meanwhile, traffic across the Anna Hunt Marsh and Charles Dana bridges, which... Read more
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Denver Post
BeMyDD to give Broncos fans a sober ride home Saturday nightBeMyDD, the nation's largest designated driver service, announced yesterday it
BeMyDD to give Broncos fans a sober ride home Saturday night
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
BeMyDD, the nation's largest designated driver service, announced yesterday it would provide safe rides to Denver residents on Saturday, ensuring the Super Bowl weekend festivities won't lead to getting behind the wheel drunk. Denver is one stop... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
BWI Rail Station expansion moves forwardAfter completing an environmental study, the Federal Railroad Administration ha
BWI Rail Station expansion moves forward
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
After completing an environmental study, the Federal Railroad Administration has given the go-ahead for a project that would add a fourth track to 9 miles of the Northeast corridor surrounding BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. The roughly $600 million... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
New objector comes forward against ADIAnother objector has come forward with a complaint against Aerodynamics Inc., w
New objector comes forward against ADI
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
Another objector has come forward with a complaint against Aerodynamics Inc., which is preparing to offer flights between Youngstown and Chicago. The objection was filed by Executive Express Aviation just a few days after ADI received final approval... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Executive Express Aviation files new objection to Allegiant's service to ChicagoAnother objector has come forward with a complaint against Aerodynamics Inc., w
Executive Express Aviation files new objection to Allegiant's service to Chicago
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 3 days ago
Another objector has come forward with a complaint against Aerodynamics Inc., which is preparing to offer flights between Youngstown and Chicago. The objection was filed by Executive Express Aviation just a few days after ADI received final approval... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Charlotte competes for $40 million transportation grantCharlotte is competing with cities across the country for $40 million to help m
Charlotte competes for $40 million transportation grant
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Charlotte is competing with cities across the country for $40 million to help motorists travel through town easier. Eyewitness News anchor Scott Wickersham has more on the competition and what the U.S. Department of Transportation is looking for in... Read more
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Daily Record
Moving companies cited in Pequannock-based stingThe New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs announced Thursday that it has cite
Moving companies cited in Pequannock-based sting
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs announced Thursday that it has cited 21 public movers for unlicensed operation following an undercover investigation last year, during which division investigators posed as consumers in Morris County who... Read more
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Business Wire
DJ Gribbin, Expert in Innovative Infrastructure Procurement and Financing, Joins HDR as Director of Strategic ConsultingOMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former general counsel for the U.S. Department of
DJ Gribbin, Expert in Innovative Infrastructure Procurement and Financing, Joins HDR as Director of Strategic Consulting
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former general counsel for the U.S. Department of Transportation DJ Gribbin has joined HDR as director of Strategic Consulting. In his new role, Gribbin will leverage HDR’s comprehensive consulting and technical services... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Extra help rejected for struggling southern Illinois airportThe Belleville News-Democrat reported that Mid America Airport in Mascoutah app
Extra help rejected for struggling southern Illinois airport
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Belleville News-Democrat reported that Mid America Airport in Mascoutah applied for $525,000 grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation in each of the past 3 years. Airport officials suggested that the extra money could keep Illinois... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Local Foods, Local Places initiative a big deal for GreeleyGreeley is getting a lot of national attention lately as one of the best cities
Local Foods, Local Places initiative a big deal for Greeley
Greeley Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Greeley is getting a lot of national attention lately as one of the best cities in America, and of course we’re not surprised. It’s long overdue. One of the more impressive such recognitions, and perhaps one of the most important in the next few... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google takes self-driving car to Washington to experience bad weatherGoogle to take self-driving cars to Washington State: Kirkland experiment will
Google takes self-driving car to Washington to experience bad weather
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Google to take self-driving cars to Washington State: Kirkland experiment will 'teach vehicles to drive in bad weather' Cars currently testing in Texas and Mountain View New site will allow car to experience 'different driving environments, traffic... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Airport: EAS contract up this yearThat's because the company has agreements in place to allow passengers to easil
Airport: EAS contract up this year
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
That's because the company has agreements in place to allow passengers to easily transition to connecting flights offered by larger airlines out of Washington's Dulles International Airport. "There's not a lot of EAS carriers that have interline... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Stick with fines, rules for Exxon, U.S. urgedCentral Arkansas Water is urging a federal regulatory agency to uphold fines an
Stick with fines, rules for Exxon, U.S. urged
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Central Arkansas Water is urging a federal regulatory agency to uphold fines and new safety requirements for Exxon Mobil regarding a 2013 oil spill in Mayflower, saying in a letter that the oil giant fails to "grasp the gravity of the... Read more
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Denver Post
Young Boulder smart-gun guru Kai Kloepfer on a questKai Kloepfer was a sophomore at Boulder's Fairview High School when he made a f
Young Boulder smart-gun guru Kai Kloepfer on a quest
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
Kai Kloepfer was a sophomore at Boulder's Fairview High School when he made a fingerprint-enabled gun for his science fair project. The praise came quick and heavy. His innovation was profiled in The New York Times, Popular Science and Huffington... Read more
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Denver Post
Young Boulder smart-gun guru Kai Kloepfer on a questWhen Kai Kloepfer, then a sophomore at Boulder's Fairview High School, made a f
Young Boulder smart-gun guru Kai Kloepfer on a quest
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
When Kai Kloepfer, then a sophomore at Boulder's Fairview High School, made a fingerprint-enabled gun for his science fair project, the praise came quick and heavy. His innovation was profiled in the New York Times, Popular Science and Huffington... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Extra help rejected for struggling southern Illinois airportBELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois airport that has struggled to attra
Extra help rejected for struggling southern Illinois airport
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 7 days ago
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois airport that has struggled to attract airliners in its nearly 20-year existence has unsuccessfully sought federal financial support in recent years to help bolster its bottom line. The Belleville... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Extra help rejected for struggling southern Illinois airportBELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois airport that has struggled to attra
Extra help rejected for struggling southern Illinois airport
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 7 days ago
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois airport that has struggled to attract airliners in its nearly 20-year existence has unsuccessfully sought federal financial support in recent years to help bolster its bottom line. The Belleville... Read more
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Daily Herald
Extra help rejected for struggling southern Illinois airportBELLEVILLE, Ill. -- A southern Illinois airport that has struggled to attract a
Extra help rejected for struggling southern Illinois airport
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- A southern Illinois airport that has struggled to attract airliners in its nearly 20-year existence has unsuccessfully sought federal financial support in recent years to help bolster its bottom line. The Belleville News-Democrat... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Marshalltown fifth safest in Iowa for drivers, data showsConsumerAffairs.com of Reno, Nev. analyzed traffic data from the National Highw
Marshalltown fifth safest in Iowa for drivers, data shows
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 7 days ago
ConsumerAffairs.com of Reno, Nev. analyzed traffic data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to create an interactive map displaying the safest cities for drivers in the U.S., and Marshalltown ranked fifth in Iowa for least... Read more
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89.7 WKSU
Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport will have regular passenger service againAfter 19 months of vetting, the U.S. Department of Transportation has granted A
Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport will have regular passenger service again
89.7 WKSU / Posted 9 days ago
After 19 months of vetting, the U.S. Department of Transportation has granted Aerodynamics Incorporated a Certificate for Interstate Air Transportation; saying the airline is “fit, willing and able to offer the daily round-trip flights from... Read more
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Island Packet
Struggling Illinois airport chases federal funds in hopes of a liftThe federal government spent tens of millions of dollars to build MidAmerica St
Struggling Illinois airport chases federal funds in hopes of a lift
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
The federal government spent tens of millions of dollars to build MidAmerica St. Louis Airport two decades ago, but in recent years has not been as willing to help the struggling facility promote new air service. The airport applied for three U.S.... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan couple charged with renting out disease-infected human headsDETROIT, MI -- A Grosse Pointe Park couple is accused of renting out human head
Michigan couple charged with renting out disease-infected human heads
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
DETROIT, MI -- A Grosse Pointe Park couple is accused of renting out human heads that were infected with HIV and other diseases to clients who used the body parts for medical research and training. Arthur Rathburn, 62 and Elizabeth Rathburn, 55, ran... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Flights approved for airportThe order, issued Thursday, states the Department of Transportation finds Aerod
Flights approved for airport
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
The order, issued Thursday, states the Department of Transportation finds Aerodynamics Incorporated, also known as ADI, "fit, willing and able" to offer the daily round-trip flights. Attached to the order is a Certificate of Public Convenience and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Feds clear ADI's Youngstown to Chicago service for takeoffBy KALEA HALL khall@vindy.com It took 19 months, but Aerodynamics Inc. is now
Feds clear ADI's Youngstown to Chicago service for takeoff
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 days ago
By KALEA HALL khall@vindy.com It took 19 months, but Aerodynamics Inc. is now able to provide daily flight service between Youngstown and Chicago. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation approved the company’s application for service,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Chicago/Youngstown flight service coming to airportFlight service to Chicago is coming to the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport.
Chicago/Youngstown flight service coming to airport
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
Flight service to Chicago is coming to the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. After months of back and forth with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Aerodynamics Inc. received approval today to offer service between Youngstown and Chicago. “We... Read more
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Island Packet
Severely injured Florida man sues over exploding e-cigaretteA Naples man is suing after his electronic cigarette exploded in his mouth, bur
Severely injured Florida man sues over exploding e-cigarette
Island Packet / Posted 11 days ago
A Naples man is suing after his electronic cigarette exploded in his mouth, burning his face, throat and lungs in an accident that left him briefly in a coma. Evan Spahlinger this week filed a lawsuit in Miami-Dade targeting the companies that... Read more
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The News & Observer
Severely injured Florida man sues over exploding e-cigarette | News & Observer January 28, 2016 3:39 PM Evan Spahlinger, of Naples, suf
Severely injured Florida man sues over exploding e-cigarette
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
| News & Observer January 28, 2016 3:39 PM Evan Spahlinger, of Naples, suffered extensive internal burns and was put in a... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Idaho resolves case with telemarketing firmBOISE - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has resolved a consumer protecti
Idaho resolves case with telemarketing firm
KIVI Boise / Posted 11 days ago
BOISE - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has resolved a consumer protection case with a Boise telemarketer. The settlement was reached with Vurv, LLC, and its fulfillment partner, Drug Testing Compliance Group LLC. The two companies operated... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Selected for 'Local Foods, Local Places' ProgramDallas is one of 27 cities selected from about 300 for a federal program called
Dallas Selected for 'Local Foods, Local Places' Program
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
Dallas is one of 27 cities selected from about 300 for a federal program called Local Foods, Local Places, according to city leaders. The program aims to boost economic opportunities for local farmer and businesses, improve access to healthy local... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Lawmakers urge feds to review Canadian Pacific's plan to takeover Norfolk SouthernWest Virginia's representatives in Washington DC. have joined together in their
Lawmakers urge feds to review Canadian Pacific's plan to takeover Norfolk Southern
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
West Virginia's representatives in Washington DC. have joined together in their opposition of Canadian Pacific Railway's plan to acquire Norfolk Southern. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, Sen. Joe Manchin, Rep. Evan Jenkins, and Rep. David McKinley sent a... Read more
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York Daily Record
Glatfelter settles disability lawsuitThe York-based company will pay $180,000 to settle a disability discrimination
Glatfelter settles disability lawsuit
York Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
The York-based company will pay $180,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit. P.H. Glatfelter, the York-based paper manufacturer company, was ordered to pay two people a combined $180,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit,... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
How not to get into a snow-related car accident with your childThe East Coast is about to get a nor’easter. Washington, D.C., is expected to g
How not to get into a snow-related car accident with your child
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
The East Coast is about to get a nor’easter. Washington, D.C., is expected to get hit with a blizzard, while Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York are bunkering down for a wintry storm. Forecasts are still unclear about how much actual snow will... Read more
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Denver Post
DIA's traffic control center among country's understaffed, audit saysDenver International Airport has one of 13 air traffic control centers across t
DIA's traffic control center among country's understaffed, audit says
Denver Post / Posted 12 days ago
Denver International Airport has one of 13 air traffic control centers across the country that lack enough qualified controllers, according to a report released Tuesday. The report, an audit by the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department... Read more
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Denver Post
DIA's traffic control center among country's understaffed, audit saysDenver International Airport has one of 13 air traffic control centers across t
DIA's traffic control center among country's understaffed, audit says
Denver Post / Posted 12 days ago
Denver International Airport has one of 13 air traffic control centers across the country that lack enough qualified controllers, according to a report released Tuesday. The report, an audit by the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department... Read more
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The News & Observer
Raleigh pursuing $40M grant to build ‘smarter’ transit system | News & Observer January 26, 2016 7:07 PM U.S. DOT offers $40 million for
Raleigh pursuing $40M grant to build ‘smarter’ transit system
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
| News & Observer January 26, 2016 7:07 PM U.S. DOT offers $40 million for best ‘smart city’ proposal Raleigh working with... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Judge denies request to halt Confederate monument removalThe City of New Orleans is now free to begin removing four controversial Confed
Judge denies request to halt Confederate monument removal
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 13 days ago
The City of New Orleans is now free to begin removing four controversial Confederate landmarks. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has denied a request from several parties that filed suit after the New Orleans City Council approved Mayor Mitch... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Greeley chosen to be part of nationwide initiative to encourage focus on local foodU.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Monday that Greeley was one
Greeley chosen to be part of nationwide initiative to encourage focus on local food
Greeley Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Monday that Greeley was one of 27 locations across the U.S. chosen to participate in the Local Foods, Local Places initiative. The national project is aimed to strengthen food security, local... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Stronger pipeline rules plannedIn January 2015, officials with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Adm
Stronger pipeline rules planned
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
In January 2015, officials with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, confirmed that nearly 24,000 barrels of Marcellus and Utica shale ethane burned five acres of Brooke... Read more
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