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  • Illinois lawmakers fight cuts to rail project funds

    Illinois lawmakers said today they will fight a move by Republicans in the U.S. House to scrap funding for a key railroad improvement project designed to increase capacity and eliminate a notorious freight and passenger train bottleneck on Chicago's South...
  • McDonnell military commission to meet on closing Joint Forces in Hampton Roads

    Gov. Bob McDonnell has filled out his new military commission, which will meet this week to discuss the proposed closing of Joint Forces Command in Norfolk. The group includes a Hampton Roads contingent of state lawmakers, private sector officials and...
  • Repairs beginning to prevent 'catastrophic' failure of regional water main

    Repairs beginning to prevent 'catastrophic' failure of regional water main
    Nearly 2 million residents are being asked to conserve drinking water for the next three weeks so crews can complete "proactive" repairs to an aging water main in Southwest Baltimore that serves the region. Alfred H. Foxx, Baltimore's public works...
  • Track situation slows down high-speed Amtrak service in Michigan

    Track situation slows down high-speed Amtrak service in Michigan
    Michigan’s version of high-speed passenger rail has hit a speed bump. Barely a month after Amtrak trains started running at 110 mph in parts of Michigan on the Chicago-to-Detroit route, the passenger service is now crawling as slow as 25 mph on a...
  • Bruce Hornsby to play free show during Norfolk's OpSail-Harborfest weekend

    Bruce Hornsby to play free show during Norfolk's OpSail-Harborfest weekend
    Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is heading out on the festival circuit this summer and -- his local fans will be happy to know -- he's included his home region on his itinerary. The piano-pumping maestro will play a free concert at Norfolk's Harborfest...
  • Santorum's mission to Mars

    Santorum's mission to Mars
    Rick Santorum, whose campaign has seemed like something out of a science fiction novel to the Pennsylvanians who ended his political career six years ago, is kicking off his return to the state in the aptly named town of Mars. The former U.S. senator,...
  • Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia

     Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia
    The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany. Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...
  • Truck hits, kills, woman on bicycle

    Truck hits, kills, woman on bicycle
    A female bicyclist was struck and killed by a semi-trailer truck in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said. The semi was entering the Norfolk Southern facility in the 300 block of West 47th Street around 1:40 p.m. Monday when it...
  • Bicyclist struck, killed by truck identified

    Bicyclist struck, killed by truck identified
    A female bicyclist who was struck and killed by a semi-trailer truck Monday on the South Side has been identified, authorities said. Evelyn Dean was pronounced dead at 2 p.m. at the scene, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's...
  • CSX has history of Maryland derailments

    CSX has history of Maryland derailments
    The derailment that killed two young women in Ellicott City Tuesday morning adds one more incident to a long history of CSX trains leaving the tracks in Maryland — from little-remembered events in the company's own railyards to the spectacular...
  • NTSB digs deep but not fast in probe of Ellicott City derailment

    NTSB digs deep but not fast in probe of Ellicott City derailment
    Within hours of the CSX train derailment that killed two young women in Ellicott City early Tuesday, investigators from the National Transportation Safety board were on the scene to determine why it happened. When tragedy strikes in the nation's skies or...