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  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday.
  • Amtrak tells Ohio city to continue plans for train stop

    A southwest Ohio city and university have moved forward with plans for a passenger train stop, according to officials. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari told the Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News ( ) that it may make business sense to...

    Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog

    Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded that Republicans provide more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion maintenance and repair backlog, including replacing tunnels more than a century old. Democrats at a news conference cited last...

    Does Congress care about Amtrak safety?

    Does Congress care about Amtrak safety?
    Since the recent Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that resulted in death and injuries and highlighted the urgent need for upgraded equipment, one would rationally think that Congress would be concerned. Driven by small-government extremists, our...

    Sen. Schumer: upstate rail lines need safety system now

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a railway safety system that could have prevented the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia must be installed quickly on dangerous railroad curves throughout New York state. The New York Democrat said Thursday that he is...