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  • Texting-While-Driving Consequences Vary by State

     
    Generally speaking, a moving violation is when a driver breaks the law while their vehicle is in motion. Examples of patently dangerous actions include driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding and running a stop sign. But what......
  • 2014 Nissan Rogue Earns NHTSA Four-Star Overall Safety Rating

     
    Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released its latest crash scores for new vehicles. Nissan's redesigned 2014 Rogue received a four-star overall score out of five stars with just a three-star frontal crash score, which are...
  • 2015 Dodge Charger: First Look

     
    Competes with: Ford Taurus, Hyundai Genesis, Chevrolet SS, Chevrolet Impala Looks like: Dodge Dart styling replaced retro-chic Powertrains: Standard 292 hp, 3.6-liter V-6, optional 370-hp, 5.7-liter Hemi V-8; eight-speed automatic; optional all-wheel...
  • Obama calls for unity in Gustav's wake

     
    by James Oliphant, and updated DETROIT, Mich.--With Hurricane Gustav slamming into Louisiana, Barack Obama this morning tossed aside his planned campaign remarks and instead told a crowd of union members here that "there is a time for us to argue......
  • McCain defends Palin: Vetting 'thorough'

     
    Sen. John McCain talks with deputy chief Thomas Garrity, left, over coffee and donuts during a stop at a fire house in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) by Jill Zuckman PHILADELPHIA -- While touring a fire......
  • A turn to the north for Hanna

     
    Tropical Storm Hanna seems to have pounded Haiti and its unfortunate people long enough. Forecasters say the storm finally seems to have made her long-predicted turn to the north. Maybe. Top sustained winds remain at about 60 mph, but the old......
  • Tropical Storm Watch issued for Maryland

     
    Parts of Maryland is now under a Tropical Storm Watch as TS Hanna continues its advance on the U.S. mainland. A new track forecast brings the storm up the coast, with the center line of the 'cone of uncertainty' passing directly......
  • More showers and storms ahead

     
    The barrage of showers and thunderstorms we've been seeing for the last couple of days seems likely to continue Monday and Tuesday. But forecasters at the National Weather Service expect the atmosphere will be drying out some, allowing the storms......
  • McCain, Obama mark 9/11 together

     
    by James Oliphant The following statement was released Saturday by the competing presidential campaigns: On September 11, 2008, we will join together to mark the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at Ground Zero. "All of us came together on......
  • Trop. Storm Warning Issued; Hanna toting 4 to 7 inches of rain

     
    UPDATE 11:50 A.M.: The Tropical Storm Watch issued for Maryland has been upgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning. That means tropical storm conditions are now expected here within 24 hours. The warning includes all of the Chesapeake Bay, the Tidal Potomac......
  • Hanna update

     
    Here's the 11 a.m. bulletin on Tropical Storm Hanna from Gloucester County's Emergency Services Department:A TROPICAL STORM WARNING has been issued for our area due to the approach and threat of Hanna. Tropical storm winds are anticipated in our area...