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4 min ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Czech man faces fine after near miss with train

A technology committee is poised to make a final recommendation for the future of Cover Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange.

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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

Dangerous tank cars ordered off tracks

Tanker cars run the length of the CN Rail yards between First Street and 17th Street East on Wednesday as the federal government ordered 5,000 dangerous tank cars off the rails as part of safety recommendations after the deadly derailment and fire in Lac-MA©gantic, Que., last summer.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada, North America, World News

5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

William Hurt quits troubled 'Midnight Rider' after fatal on-set accident; Barbie to get her own movie; more: Popcorn Breakfast

William Hurt quits troubled 'Midnight Rider' after fatal on-set accident; Barbie to get her own movie; more: Popcorn Breakfast Also today: Patrick Schwarzenegger joins 'Scouts vs. Zombies,' and Lupita Nyong'o and Scarlett Johansson in talks for live-action 'Jungle Book' Actor William Hurt has bowed out of the troubled Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Movies, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

Plant City crash involves semi and freight train

The driver of the train was not injured, deputies said. There are no electronic crossing signals at this crossing, deputies said, but there is a posted R.R. crossing sign.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

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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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

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

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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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

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,

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

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

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

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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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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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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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

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