Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Diesel prices up 9 tenths of a cent to $2.481

Diesel prices up 9 tenths of a cent to $2.481

Oil has been inching back up and so has diesel, which was up 9 tenths of a cent today to $2.481 compared with $2.472 last week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

Amendment would stop states from enacting own wage and meal break laws in future

Amendment would stop states from enacting own wage and meal break laws in future

An amendment that would put a stop to any future tries by states to pre-empt federal Hours of Service rules concerning wages and meal breaks took a first step toward enactment recently.

Lawmakers pass $5.3B plan to upgrade Oregon roads, transit

Lawmakers pass $5.3B plan to upgrade Oregon roads, transit

SALEM, Ore. — A $5.3 billion plan to modernize Oregon's transportation and public transit systems over the next decade has passed the Oregon Legislature with bipartisan support after a final 22-7 vote in the state Senate on Thursday.

U.S. employers add 222K jobs, most in 4 months; trucking adds 1,400

U.S. employers add 222K jobs, most in 4 months; trucking adds 1,400

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a robust 222,000 jobs in June, the most in four months, a reassuring sign that businesses may be confident enough to keep hiring despite a slow-growing economy. Trucking alone added 1,400 jobs, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Trucker says he blacked out before 2015 crash, charged with vehicular homicide

Trucker says he blacked out before 2015 crash, charged with vehicular homicide

PHILADELPHIA — A truck driver who said a medical condition caused him to black out before a crash that killed two Italian tourists and their bus driver in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains has been charged in the deadly crash.

Governor proposes deal to solve Wisconsin road budget impasse

Governor proposes deal to solve Wisconsin road budget impasse

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker put forward what he's calling a "reasonable proposal" to break a state budget impasse that may hinge on Wisconsin getting 10 times more money than usual from the federal government to pay for roads.

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