Monday, January 22, 2018
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10 now confirmed dead in human-smuggling incident at San Antonio

10 now confirmed dead in human-smuggling incident at San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — At least 10 people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.

Arizona ports of entry improve CMVs' experience, seeing more business

Arizona ports of entry improve CMVs' experience, seeing more business

PHOENIX — Just a year after beginning a study to determine how to improve efficiency and consistency at Arizona’s three primary international ports of entry, Arizona Department of Transportation officials already are seeing improvements that make the state a more attractive route for commercial carriers.

Port security in light of biological, radiological hazards top priority, says Homeland chief

Port security in light of biological, radiological hazards top priority, says Homeland chief

ABOARD THE COAST GUARD CUTTER ASPEN — Security at shipping ports around the U.S., including testing containers and vessels for biological and radiological hazards, is a top priority to preventing terrorism, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Thursday.

Assembly Republicans accept Wis. Gov. Scott Walker’s offer on roads but Senate not sure

Assembly Republicans accept Wis. Gov. Scott Walker’s offer on roads but Senate not sure

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to give up on $200 million in proposed income tax cuts and instead use the money to help pay for roads won approval by Assembly Republicans on Thursday, but the Senate is still not fully on board.

Advocates found guilty of violating Cranston panhandling ban

Advocates found guilty of violating Cranston panhandling ban

CRANSTON, R.I. — Six people have been found guilty of violating a contentious ordinance that bans panhandling on busy roads in Cranston.

Twin-33 proponents back out of including supporting language in appropriations bill

Twin-33 proponents back out of including supporting language in appropriations bill

WASHINGTON — Supporters of twin-33 tandem trailers reportedly were ready to include language to allow the longer trailers on U.S. highways in the FY2018 Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill during a markup session July 17, but backed out.

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