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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.

38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree to be held next week

38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree to be held next week

WALCOTT, Iowa – The 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off next week at the Iowa 80 Truckstop.

Rebecca Yoder, president of Elite Service Inc., named July WIT Member of the Month

Rebecca Yoder, president of Elite Service Inc., named July WIT Member of the Month

PLOVER, Wis. — Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has named Rebecca Yoder as its July Member of the Month. Yoder is president of Elite Service Inc., located in Pennsylvania.

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