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CRST Malone announces 2 programs for drivers

CRST Malone announces 2 programs for drivers

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — CRST Malone has announced two new programs to the company said could increase the success of its drivers.

McConnell: GOP may support jobs bill

McConnell: GOP may support jobs bill

WASHINGTON — The top Republican in the Senate said Sunday that GOP lawmakers “may well” vote for a jobs bill, though it’s not clear whether they will allow a Democratic measure to advance right away.

Court confirms Accuride’s reorganization plan

Court confirms Accuride’s reorganization plan

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Accuride Corporation said Feb. 18 that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has confirmed the company’s Plan of Reorganization.

DOT freight measure flat in Dec.; down 4.1 percent in 2009

DOT freight measure flat in Dec.; down 4.1 percent in 2009

WASHINGTON — The Freight Transportation Services Index was unchanged in December 2009 from its November level, after one monthly increase, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported.

AAR: Rail weathers recession, faces fed challenges

AAR: Rail weathers recession, faces fed challenges

WASHINGTON — Association of American Railroads President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger said Thursday that freight railroads are at a critical point in their history as the industry is facing new challenges from over-burdensome federal regulatory mandates that could seriously undercut the industry's ability to aid in U.S. economic recovery.

January wholesale prices jump 1.4 percent

January wholesale prices jump 1.4 percent

WASHINGTON — Wholesale prices shot up at double the expected pace in January, propelled higher by big increases in energy costs. The surprisingly large jump was viewed as a temporary blip and not the start of inflation problems, however.

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