WASHINGTON — America's "Great Compromiser" Henry Clay called government "the great trust," but most Americans today have little faith in Washington's ability to deal with the nation's problems.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia highway officials want to know why a cable barrier on Interstate 64 didn't stop two cars from crossing the median and hitting a tractor-trailer.
What goes up must come down, or more to the point in the case of oil prices, what went down will inevitably go back up, probably this summer. And when diesel goes up, motor carriers and especially owner-operators will feel the pinch the most, says IHS Global Insight’s Charles Clowdis Jr.
DETROIT — Dangling the prospect of job creation in a region swamped by high unemployment, Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and other leaders from the U.S. and Canada are urging state lawmakers to allow Michigan to enter a partnership to build a new international bridge.