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  • Fatal collisions on 105, 710 freeways jam morning commute

    Fatal collisions on 105, 710 freeways jam morning commute
    Two people were killed in separate freeway collisions early Friday, snarling traffic throughout the Los Angeles region. The fatal crash occurred about 3:15 a.m. near Imperial Highway on the northbound 710 Freeway, temporarily closing all lanes. A...
  • Subway strike causes chaos in Brazilian city ahead of World Cup

    Subway strike causes chaos in Brazilian city ahead of World Cup
    A subway strike brought much of Sao Paulo to a halt on Thursday, as workers demanding higher wages shut down public transportation in South America's largest city a week before it hosts the World Cup's opening match. A partial metro shutdown created...
  • Hansen: Lagunans proudly await world's end

    Hansen: Lagunans proudly await world's end
    Every year in Laguna Beach the world ends on June 15. It's the convergence of several catastrophic events: Dogs are no longer allowed on the beach during the day. School ends, give or take, and worst of all, the tourists start arriving, meaning...
  • Breakdown of freight train delays Metrolink service to Riverside

    Breakdown of freight train delays Metrolink service to Riverside
    The breakdown of a four-mile-long Union Pacific freight train Thursday afternoon has delayed Metrolink service to Riverside since 1 p.m., railroad officials said. Mechanical problems forced the Union Pacific train to stop on Metrolink's Riverside Line...
  • Route 50 in Annapolis reopened after sinkhole

    Route 50 in Annapolis reopened after sinkhole
    U.S. Route 50 has reopened after a two-foot sinkhole shut down eastbound traffic in Annapolis Wednesday, the Maryland State Highway Administration said. The sinkhole, which closed traffic during Wednesday's evening rush hour, was located across the...
  • Two-wheel transportation gets rolling on Bike to Work Day [Commentary]

    Necessity, it's said, is the mother of invention. It moved Jason Orndorff to reinvent his look to resemble something from "Star Trek." As he wheeled into Friday's Bike to Work Day event at The Mall in Columbia, a red light flashed from the back of his...
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  • Lehigh Portland Cement explosion fading from memories

    Ed Pany, creator and curator of the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton, has interviewed hundreds of past and present cement workers in the course of his historical research. So when I asked him the other day about the horrific 1942...
  • Metra removes 2 engineers from duty as it probes 'scary' Rock Island rides

    Metra removes 2 engineers from duty as it probes 'scary' Rock Island rides
    Metra has removed two engineers from duty after two recent incidents on the Rock Island Line in which passengers reported being alarmed when their trains suddenly tilted precariously, the commuter rail agency said Tuesday. One passenger told the Tribune...
  • Honda Fit

    Honda Fit
    There’s nothing like a sabbatical. Just ask any college professor who has taken a year off and returned to teaching with fresh enthusiasm. Or, ask the Honda Fit. No gasoline-powered Fits were offered during the 2014 model year, although it was...
  • Living Here: Getting around

    Living Here: Getting around
    Transportation and traffic are perennial topics in Hampton Roads, a region laced with interstates and highways and dependent on a range of water crossings, from bridge-tunnels to drawbridges to ferries. The area also has two airports, rail transport and...