Sunday, January 21, 2018
The Nation
Nebraska panel raising some speed limits on some roads

Nebraska panel raising some speed limits on some roads

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Highway Commission and Roads Department are about halfway finished reviewing posted limits on highways in the state.

Mid-Atlantic digs out of snow; government shut

Mid-Atlantic digs out of snow; government shut

WASHINGTON — The federal government was shuttered Monday while the Mid-Atlantic region dug out from as much as three feet of snow that left tens of thousands without power and blocked trains, planes and cars, with another storm looming.

Michigan judge: Bridge owner illegally built booths

Michigan judge: Bridge owner illegally built booths

DETROIT — A Michigan judge has ruled that the private owner of the Ambassador Bridge illegally installed toll booths and other facilities.

LA judgment finds company violated trucker rights

LA judgment finds company violated trucker rights

LOS ANGELES — A judge has found a trucking company operating out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach violated its workers' rights by misclassifying them as independent contractors.

Ferro outlines FMCSA “core priorities” to Mid-West truckers

Ferro outlines FMCSA “core priorities” to Mid-West truckers

PEORIA, Ill. — The top industry regulator — looking ahead to a series of wide-ranging policy initiatives this year — told truckers here that she has challenged her agency to think in new ways while advancing the federal safety agenda.

Snow storm could dump 30 inches on Washington area

Snow storm could dump 30 inches on Washington area

WASHINGTON — Shoppers jammed aisles and emptied stores of milk, bread and shovels ahead of a monster snow storm bearing down Friday on the Mid-Atlantic, with 30 inches or more forecast for the nation's capital. The federal government sent workers home early and subways ran light as people stayed home.

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