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LAWRENCE, Mass | The Latest: NTSB responds to area of gas explosions

LAWRENCE, Mass  — The Latest on gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team to Massachusetts to investigate a series of gas explosions blamed for one death and dozens of fires. An agency spokesman said during a news conference in Washington on Friday that pipelines … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | The Latest: NTSB responds to area of gas explosions

NEW YORK | Stocks end losing streak as industrials, retailers rise

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks broke a four-day losing streak Monday as industrial companies and retailers rose. Technology companies recovered some of their steep losses from last week. Transportation and other industrial companies continued their recent rally and retailers like Nike, Home Depot and Walmart all climbed. While technology companies rose overall, Apple fell after … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks end losing streak as industrials, retailers rise

REDDING, Calif. | California wildfire shuts I-5, prompts new evacuations

REDDING, Calif. — Both directions of a major highway connecting California and Oregon were closed and evacuations were ordered Wednesday when a fast-moving wildfire swept through a wilderness area. The blaze in Shasta County was reported during the afternoon and within hours had charred 3 square miles (7.7 square kilometers) of brush and timber in … Continue reading REDDING, Calif. | California wildfire shuts I-5, prompts new evacuations

GENOA, Italy | Italian leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 42

GENOA, Italy — Italy’s president demanded guarantees Saturday that all the nation’s roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he comforted mourners at a state funeral for many of the dead in the grieving port city. Hours earlier, the toll from Tuesday’s bridge collapse rose unofficially to 42, with the reported discovery … Continue reading GENOA, Italy | Italian leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 42

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s military parade (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump’s Veterans Day parade was swiftly canceled after senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public. The drama that unfolded Thursday and Friday also highlighted, not for the first … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Mayor says DC isn’t to blame on parade

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s military parade (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Washington’s mayor is rejecting as “patently false” President Donald Trump’s claim that the city exaggerated the costs of a proposed military parade. Muriel Bowser spoke to The Associated Press on Friday after Trump canceled the parade because of soaring costs. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Mayor says DC isn’t to blame on parade

Florida News: Chairman Esteban Bovo, Jr. supports Everglades Restoration, Protection, Transportation solutions for residents in Western Miami-Dade County

MIAMI-DADE, FL – Today, Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo, Jr. reiterated his support of the Kendall Parkway Project and Everglades protection and restoration projects. In June 2018 the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners transmitted an application to the State of Florida for review and comments regarding the proposed extension of Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) … Continue reading Florida News: Chairman Esteban Bovo, Jr. supports Everglades Restoration, Protection, Transportation solutions for residents in Western Miami-Dade County

The Latest: Couric says Dutch speedskate as transportation

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:10 p.m. NBC’s Katie Couric had some Dutch in stitches when she said during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics that the Netherlands was so good at speedskating because it “is an important mode of transportation.” The … Continue reading The Latest: Couric says Dutch speedskate as transportation