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  • Detroit bankruptcy plan may mean airport upgrades

    DETROIT (AP) — An aging airport in Detroit could again get passenger service if $28.5 million in funding is approved as part of the city's bankruptcy plan, officials said. The money for Coleman A. Young International Airport on the city's east side would pay to upgrade hangars and the...

  • Metro to open early for weekend Cherry Blossom run

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro will open two hours early this weekend for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K run-walk. Metro says it will open at 5 a.m. Sunday, the day of the marathon. The first runners will start at 7:20 a.m. Metro says four stations are within a mile of the...

  • MH370: What do we know? What will we ever know?

    BANGKOK (AP) — At the time — the evening of March 24 — it seemed like the breakthrough the world was waiting for. In a hastily called speech, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that an unprecedented analysis of satellite signals concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370...

  • Amtrak restores service between DC, Baltimore

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak has resumed full service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., after downed wires caused travel to be suspended. Amtrak said in an email late Thursday that service had been restored and repairs made to overhead wires near Bowie. Friday's morning rush is not expected...

  • Michigan House proposes $500 million roads minimum

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's ragged roads could stay smoother for longer under changes to transportation funding proposed by House leaders Thursday. Republican House Speaker Jase Bolger announced a roads funding plan of at least $450 million in fiscal 2015 and at least $500 million...

  • Pence: Indiana to expand I-65 with new road funds

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday announced plans to use $200 million in newly released funds to expand sections of Interstate 65, and a transportation department spokesman said project could reduced travel time for some commuters in the Indianapolis area. "If you're going to be...

  • US Airways joins venture between American, BA

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — US Airways is joining the venture that lets American Airlines and British Airways work together on setting prices and schedules between the U.S. and Europe. American Airlines Group Inc. said Thursday that US Airways will add 28 trans-Atlantic routes to the joint...

  • Ethanol producers complain about rail service

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ethanol producers say clogged rail lines and other shipping problems have forced them to reduce production of the fuel and contributed to higher prices. The Renewable Fuels Association criticized railroads Thursday and triggered a strong response from the Association of...

  • Board created to oversee D.C.'s Union Station isn't working, watchdog finds

    A nonprofit board created to oversee and manage D.C.'s historic Union Station is not doing its job, a new watchdog report has found.

  • Who will recall defective bureaucrats who missed ignition problem on GM cars?

    When a private company screws up, it takes responsibility. But when a government agency screws up, it deserves a raise. That's the lesson from this week's Congressional hearings investigating the recall of General Motors' vehicles whose faulty ignition is linked to 13 deaths and 31 crashes....

  • VIDEO: Families demand action from GM on behalf of loved ones

    In the hours before GM CEO, Mary Barra, testifies on Capitol Hill, families of loved ones lost in GM car accidents demand answers.

  • Few problems along roads as rain turns to snow

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland State Highway Administration says it saw few problems on the roads as rain turned to snow and sleet. The National Weather Service received snowfall report around the region Sunday ranging from traces to nearly 9 inches in Manchester in Carroll County. Highway...

  • Aircraft and ships involved in Malaysia jet search

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — The countries involved and their contributions to Monday's search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in seas west of Perth, Australia: AUSTRALIA One P-3 Orion plane; three navy ships. MALAYSIA Two C-130 Hercules planes. CHINA One Il-76 plane; eight ships....

  • Port picks sites for emergency center

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) — Officials of the Port of Morgan City officials want to use a tract next to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium to build a $9.3 million government emergency operations center. Port Director Raymond "Mac" Wade told the City Council that groundbreaking at the site on...

  • Sanctions denied over deadly Nevada Amtrak crash

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A state judge has found no proof of evidence tampering after a June 2011 collision between a tractor-trailer and an Amtrak train that killed six people and injured dozens in northern Nevada. Washoe County District Judge Scott Freeman, in a ruling handed down late Thursday,...



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