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4 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

SAPD officers train on DWI blood draw program

Fiesta is in full swing and area law enforcement has been keeping busy cracking down on drunken driving offenders.

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8 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Boat Disaster, San Francisco, CA

9 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Canada moves ahead of U.S. in phasing out older tank cars for shipping crude oil

In response to a deadly train derailment last summer, the Canadian government Wednesday ordered the country's railroads to phase out tens of thousands of older, puncture-prone tank cars from crude oil transportation within three years.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada, Casselton, ND

10 hrs ago | Peace Arch News

White Rock wants dangerous-goods rail route to be moved to Abbotsford

In a critical letter to Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt, White Rock officials say hauling dangerous goods by rail through their "densely populated" city is unacceptable.

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Related Topix: Canada,

10 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

William Hurt quits Gregg Allman biopic

William Hurt has backed out from playing Gregg Allman in "Midnight Rider," the film adaptation of Allman's memoir "My Cross To Bear," according to Deadline.com .

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Related Topix: Wayne County, GA, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Train crash kills over fifty people in Democratic Republic of Congo

This picture taken on November 8, 2006 shows a commuter train carrying Congolese people in Kinshasa.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa,

14 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

9th suspect in NC kidnapping turns self in to FBI

Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether... Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol ... (more)

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Air Accidents

18 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-At least 50 killed in Congo train crash -sources

More than 50 people were killed in a train crash in Democratic Republic of Congo's Katanga province, a provincial minister said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News

19 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Woman killed in McCordsville train-car collision

The crash occurred after 9:30 p.m. when a northeastbound train struck a car that had been headed northbound on Hancock County Road 700 West, said Assistant Chief Paul Casey of the McCordsville Police Department.

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Related Topix: McCordsville, IN, Hancock County, IN

19 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Train derails in Congo, dozens dead

The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have already served 10 years or more in prison.

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Related Topix: Prison

21 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Bridge strike causes train cancellations

A LORRY hitting a railway bridge caused a cancellations and delays on the Greater Anglia line from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street this morning.

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Related Topix: Staffordshire County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

23 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Feds: New laws, oversight needed after Texas blast

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Related Topix: West, TX, Explosion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Pedestrian killed in Broome crash

A 52-year-old man, who was walking along a road in Broome last night, has died after he was struck by a 4WD.

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News10.net

Amtrak: person struck, killed by Capitol Corridor trainAmtrak: person ...

A Capitol Corridor train was brought to a halt in Davis after a person was struck Tuesday morning, passengers Tweeted.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Log Cabin Democrat

Teen's death ruled an accident

The death of 17-year-old Conway High School student Sean Studler on the train tracks near the Salem Road overpass has been ruled an accident.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Teen's death ruled an accident

The death of 17-year-old Conway High School student Sean Studler on the train tracks near the Salem Road overpass has been ruled an accident.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR

Star-Telegram.com

Tank car fleet inadequate for crude oil, rail industry says

None of the tank cars currently in service carrying Bakken crude oil is adequate for carrying that product, a rail industry representative testified Tuesday, but until new federal regulations are completed, the use of inadequate cars will continue.

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Myrtle Beach Online

'The Railway Man' isn't Colin Firth's finest hour

She is a bit taken aback, but only for a moment. She offers, way too soon, that she's "newly single."

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Related Topix: Entertainment

WFTV Orlando

18-year-old Volusia County man arrested in crash that killed his cousin

An 18-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday in an Oak Hill crash that killed his cousin last year.

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Related Topix: Volusia County, FL, Oak Hill, FL

The Citizens' Voice

Train strikes tractor-trailer in Pittston Twp.

While broken down on a set of railroad tracks on Oak Street, a tractor-trailer suffered significant damage after being hit by an oncoming train.

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