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  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Protests, rail deals and school grades

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday.   Here's what we're reading this morning.   * Orlando Sentinel writes that a new deal may pave the way for an Orlando-Miami train as well as a toll road in Osceola County that would open up rural...
  • CEO severance controversy puts Metra board in harsh spotlight

    CEO severance controversy puts Metra board in harsh spotlight
    The controversy over Metra's approval of a $740,000 severance package for its ousted CEO has cast a harsh spotlight on the commuter rail agency's little-known board of directors. It's also revived a decades-old question of why Chicago's transportation...
  • After record growth, Maryland cruise terminal at capacity

    After record growth, Maryland cruise terminal at capacity
    Seven years after opening the South Locust Point cruise ship berth and terminal, Maryland port officials have a problem: capacity, as in, not enough. Without expansion, the record-breaking annual statistics will plateau at about 100 cruises and 241,000...
  • PASSINGS: Jim Sweeney, Ira Rubin, Guy Tozzoli

    Jim Sweeney Coach transformed Fresno State football Jim Sweeney, 83, who called Fresno State "a sleeping giant" when he arrived as its football coach in 1976 and then awakened the university — and the region — with 19 years of...
  • Where to watch 9/11 anniversary programming

     
    As we come upon the 11th commemoration of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, there are several notable new and returning documentaries, specials and movies on television recalling the events and their impact on our nation from various perspectives...
  • Metrolink hires New York rail director as new chief

     
    The Metrolink commuter railroad Friday hired a veteran transit leader with more than three decades of experience as its new chief executive, replacing John Fenton, who left the agency in May to head a Florida-based rail company. Members of the......
  • How Hurricane Sandy Could Affect Auto Sales

     
    As the East Coast starts to recover from a hurricane that could end up costing more than Katrina, European automakers, whose ports of entry lay in the storm's path, are still assessing damage. The Port Authority of New York and......
  • New York's One World Trade Center spire finally goes up

    New York's One World Trade Center spire finally goes up
    New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter. On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
  • Corbett: PA "dodged a bullet" with the #superstorm

     
    During a morning briefing, Gov. Tom Corbett said the state had "dodged a bullet," with the storm. Nonetheless 1.3 million people, primarily in southeastern Pennsylvania, were still without power as of 9 a.m. and 600 people statewide were in shelters.........
  • World Trade Center reaches new heights with permanent spire

    A spire set atop One World Trade Center on Friday was greeted with cheers from workers high in the air and spectators from the street below. The 408-foot spire, draped in an American flag, brought the New York City structure to a height of 1,776 feet,...
  • Writers' Theatre season includes 'Gabler'

    Kate Fry will star as Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler" as part of the 2013-14 season at Writers' Theatre Chicago. Kimberly Senior will direct the new production of the famously passionate drama for a January opening. The fall at Writers' Theatre, located...