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  • Japanese firm is ready to scrap plans for Palmdale rail-car factory

    Japanese firm is ready to scrap plans for Palmdale rail-car factory
    A Japanese company's much-celebrated plans to build a light-rail manufacturing plant in Palmdale appear all but dead after months of clashes with local labor unions and community groups.
  • Business leaders say labor is pushing rail car plant from L.A. County

    Business leaders say labor is pushing rail car plant from L.A. County
    Los Angeles County officials and business leaders rose to the defense of a Japanese company Monday that has all but given up plans to build a $60-million manufacturing facility in the Antelope Valley because of a dispute with local labor leaders. UPDATE:...

    Bicyclist killed after being hit by Tri-Rail train

    Bicyclist killed after being hit by Tri-Rail train
    A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a Tri-Rail commuter train in Dania Beach on Monday afternoon, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. The crash happened at Stirling Road near Ravenswood Road at 4:39 p.m., agency spokeswoman Dani Moschella said....

    Fare dispute? Ask the bus driver

    Fare dispute? Ask the bus driver
    Riders who board a CTA bus only to find out they don't have enough money on their Ventra cards may ask the bus driver to doublecheck their balances and then pay their fares with cash or personal bank card. This little-known way of settling fare disputes...

    Mailbag: It's better to know council candidates' party affiliation

    "Mailbag: Stop partisan city politics," (Oct. 7) makes an interesting point about not wanting to know candidates' political parties. The implication is that there is something untoward about such knowledge. On the contrary, local elections ought to be...