Monday, April 23, 2018
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UPS honors 6 drivers in Nebraska for safe driving

UPS honors 6 drivers in Nebraska for safe driving

OMAHA, Neb. — Six Nebraska drivers for shipping giant UPS have gone more than 25 years without having an accident.

Diesel drops fourth consecutive week to $2.769

Diesel drops fourth consecutive week to $2.769

WASHINGTON — The weekly on-highway diesel price dropped $0.012 per gallon to $2.769 a gallon on Monday, Feb. 8, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The price posting was delayed until today by snowstorms that hit Washington and shut down the federal government for part of the week.

NTSB to hold public meeting to review Most Wanted list

NTSB to hold public meeting to review Most Wanted list

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public meeting next Thursday to review its list of Most Wanted safety recommendations directed at federal agencies.

Idaho legislators push traffic safety, and other recent legislative action around the U.S.

Idaho legislators push traffic safety, and other recent legislative action around the U.S.

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho lawmakers concerned about road safety have introduced bills that would ban texting while driving, penalize people who drive carelessly around bicyclists and punish rash cyclists who speed through crosswalks.

Georgia GOP leaders strike transportation deal

Georgia GOP leaders strike transportation deal

ATLANTA — Georgians voting in the 2012 presidential primary will be able to decide whether to increase the sales tax by one penny to pay for transportation projects, under a deal announced Thursday by Gov. Sonny Perdue and legislative leaders.

First-time jobless claims fall more than expected

First-time jobless claims fall more than expected

WASHINGTON — The number of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week to the lowest total in a month, a hopeful sign the job market may be improving.

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