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  1. Amtrak To Install Video CamerasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsFactor

    Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer's actions before the crash. The Amtrak engineer, Brendan Bostian, suffered a head injury in the accident in Philadelphia and has told investigators he can't remember what happened.

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  2. Latest on flooding: Obama signs Texas disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    MAGAZINES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT . Laurence Valls, right, and Sterlen Shaffer unload a truck of supplies in San Marcos, Texas, Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

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  3. Billions in fund, safety wall urged in oil train safety reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    A state oil spill cleanup fund, recently boosted from $25 million to $40 million, is still woefully short of what could be needed after a major spill, explosion or fire, and should eventually grow to as much as $2 billion, according to a report on oil train safety issued this week by a county advisory committee to Albany County Executive Dan McCoy. Issued late Friday, a separate oil safety report by Albany City Mayor Kathy Sheehan also recommended construction of a "sound/safety wall" to protect South End neighborhoods around the Port of Albany, which is the destination each week for hundreds of oil tanker rail cars coming from the Bakken fields of North Dakota.

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    3 hrs ago | WZZO

    No charges are going to be filed in an Emmaus accident that left an 11-year-old girl dead. Lehigh County DA Jim Martin says he will not charge 82-year-old Richard Shaffer with anything in a May 18 accident that killed Abigail Zukowski, of Emmaus.

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  5. Volcano erupts in southern Japan, spewing ash high into skyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    The volcano... . In this image taken from a surveillance camera observed from Yakushima Nagata on Kuchinoerabu island, a column of smoke rises from Mount Shindake on the island, southern Japan, Friday, May 29, 2015.

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  6. Woman charged in 2014 fatal Refugio crash 21 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Collins was charged with recklessly causing the death of Hector Balderaz in a crash on April 2, 2014, in which she failed to maintain a single lane of traffic, was fatigued or asleep and under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to the indictment filed in April of this year. He was traveling in the southbound lane on Farm-to-Market Road 2678 in a 2012 white Mazda about 4 a.m. That's when Collins, traveling in a 2004 silver Nissan Xterra in the northbound lane, crossed the center stripe and collided with him head-on, according to a Department of Public Safety crash report prepared by Trooper Michael Perkins.

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    5 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Jury selection will begin next week for the alleged mastermind behind the Richmond Hill house explosion. That's the natural gas explosion which occurred in a suburb of Indianapolis back in November of 2012.

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  8. Latest on flooding: Homes ordered evacuated in SE Texas cityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    MAGAZINES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT . Laurence Valls, right, and Sterlen Shaffer unload a truck of supplies in San Marcos, Texas, Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

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  9. Crews battle brush fire in HooksettRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    THIS ONE HAS BEEN BURNING SINCE NOON IN HOOKSETT. GOOD EVENING, I'M TOM GRIFFITH.

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  10. Latest on flooding: Another flood victim ID'd in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Latest on flooding: Texas guv ask for disaster declaration - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida . Authorities call for an evacuation of Horseshoe Bend, Texas, because the Brazos River is expected to flood, Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

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  11. "Sensitive Security Information" on oil train cargoes will not be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The jargon of government, acronyms and initials, and defenses of a department "laser focused" on safety filled a lengthy letter from U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., this week. Its bottom line: The USDOT is giving Cantwell and Senate colleagues about half of the disclosure they want on cargoes being carried by oil trains from the Bakken field in North Dakota to refineries across the country.

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  12. UPDATED: Search on for driver in 5-car city pileupRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    A black Audi that crashed into four other cars on Granite Street Thursday night as hundreds of people were leaving the Fisher Cats baseball game went airborne over the railroad tracks after speeding... The Red Sox have a lot of issues.

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  13. Driver, police offer different accounts of accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    James Tucker, right, and his wife, Pearl Tucker, both of Beaufort, stand near their 2015 Jeep Patriot rental vehicle damaged after a collision with a train Friday at the intersection of Lake Road, Greenfield Heights Boulevard and Miller Boulevard where the North Carolina Railroad tracks cross. A Norfolk Southern train struck their car as they were sitting on Lake Road waiting to make a left turn onto Greenfield Heights Bouelvard at about 11:45 a.m. Friday.

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  14. Milpitas: Light-rail train, vehicle collideRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Milpitas Post

    A car and light-rail train collided in Milpitas on Friday afternoon. No injuries were reported.

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  15. EPA says first day of oil spill spent 'planning'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

    The pipe, owned by Plains All American Pipeline, spewed ... . FILE - In this May 21, 2015, file photo, a worker removes oil from sand at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif.

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  16. 13th Street railroad crossing to be equipped with gate armsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Free Press

    After years of deliberations with Canadian Pacific and Transport Canada, the City of Fernie has been approved for the installation of gate arms at the 13th Street crossing. "We are extremely grateful to Transport Canada and CP rail for agreeing that now is the time [to install these gate arms]," Mayor Mary Giuliano said.

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  17. Rescue dogs practice their human-saving "game" in industrial debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Every muscle tense, every nerve on alert, the wiry yellow Labrador shot from her leash and bounded nimbly up a vertical maze of concrete slabs, rusted beams and chunks of rubble. Within three minutes, Pryse, a member of Virginia's Fairfax County urban search and rescue team, had homed in on her target: a woman trapped inside a section of cement pipe.

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  18. High speed at high elevation: bobsled team offers tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Park Record

    Driver Shauna Rohbock and brakeman Valerie Fleming, 2006 Olympic silver medalists and current G-Force Bobsled and Skeleton team coaches, race around a turn on the bobsled course at the Utah Olympic Park. The course is one mile long.

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  19. Mishawaka man dies in Cass County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Cass County Sheriff's Department said 20-year-old Dustin Luse suffered severe injuries and was airlifted Thursday after a crash just before 2:00pm in Calvin Township. Police say Luse was driving northbound on Cassopolis Rd. near Bullhand.

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  20. 15-year-old killed after being struck by train in MishawakaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Mishawaka Police say the teen was standing on the north track when he was struck just after 5:00pm Thursday. Police believe he was watching a passing eastbound train near the corner of 6th St. and Main St. when he was hit by the westbound train.

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