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Report: Democratic areas awarded more TIGER grants

Brian Ethridge - Oct 31, 2014

Report: Democratic areas awarded more TIGER grants

The Obama administration awarded the largest share of $600 million in TIGER grants to projects in Democratic areas even though Republicans represent 34 more House districts across the country, according to a report by the Associated Press. Democratic areas received 48percent of ...

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Yellowstone heat melts roadway

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 10, 2014

Yellowstone heat melts roadway

A 3.3-mile loop drive in Yellowstone National Park is temporarily closed after the park’s thermal geology began melting the asphalt, the National Park Service (NPS) announced Thursday. The affected roadway, Firehole Lake Drive, takes visitors past Great Fountain Geyser, White Dome ...

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Opinion: Sinkholes and bridge closures, and how they relate to the highway fund shortage

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 06, 2014

Opinion: Sinkholes and bridge closures, and how they relate to the highway fund shortage

Two news stories in particular have me thinking of what our nation will look like without a Highway Trust Fund fix. The first is a bridge closure in Delaware. According to an Associated Press report, officials closed a bridge near Wilmington because ...

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Logging truck wrecks near bridge construction site; Crash kills 2 workers, injures 19

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 04, 2014

Logging truck wrecks near bridge construction site; Crash kills 2 workers, injures 19

A crash near a bridge construction site in Clinton, Ark. resulted in the death of two workers and left 19 injured, the Associated Press reports. The driver of a logging truck lost control of his vehicle after a tire blew out. ...

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A Nutty Way to Pay For Parking

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 25, 2013

A Nutty Way to Pay For Parking

Before many old-school meters were updated to accept payment by credit cards, I often scrounged around in my car and the bottom of my purse looking for change to pay to park. If I were in England, I could pony up ...

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