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  • Washington state officials unaware at first of November oil spill

    WASHINGTON State and federal officials are investigating an oil spill from a railroad tank car at Washington state's largest refinery last November, but key agencies were kept in the dark about it for at least a month.
  • Mass Transit, Airlines, Ferries Winding Down Service As Storm Approaches

    Mass Transit, Airlines, Ferries Winding Down Service As Storm Approaches
    As the monster winter storm draws closer, anyone planning to travel in Connecticut by bus, train, plane or ship should figure on delays. Lots of them. Most services are shutting down Monday afternoon or evening, and don't expect to know until late...

    Union Pacific 4Q profit jumps 22 percent as railroad hauls more freight, raises rates

    Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit surged 22 percent as the railroad hauled more freight, raised rates and paid less for fuel. The Omaha, Nebraska, company beat Wall Street expectations on both net income and revenue, sending shares up more than 4...

    Reality TV star hit by train was going for action shot, friends say

    Reality TV star hit by train was going for action shot, friends say
    Gregory Plitt, the fitness model and reality TV star killed Saturday, was filming video for his website, trying to get action shots, when he tripped and was struck by an oncoming train, friends said. "He just made a mistake," his friend Warren Coulter...

    Reality TV star killed while filming video next to Metrolink track

    Reality TV star killed while filming video next to Metrolink track
    He was strong and confident, a West Point grad, former Army Ranger and TV bodybuilder with rippling arms and washboard abs. But when Greg Plitt tripped while running along a Metrolink track in Burbank on Saturday, he could do nothing to avoid being...