Friday, February 27, 2009


Mexico is transit for 90 percent of cocaine; corruption hinders ...
El Paso Times - El Paso,TX,USA
By Diana Washington Valdez / El Paso Times EL PASO -- About 90 percent of the cocaine consumed in the United States enters through Mexico, according to the ...
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Tax benefit increased for using transit, vanpool
Annapolis Capital - Annapolis,MD,USA
The law provides up to $1000 a year in savings for workers who commute by transit or vanpooling. Officials from the Maryland Transit Administration ...
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Russia to sign Spain's Afghan transit deal in March
Reuters - USA
"An agreement on the transit via Russian territory of military property and personnel ... will be signed during the president's state visit to Madrid on ...
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Report: More agents needed to secure US transit
International Herald Tribune - France
AP WASHINGTON: The US agency responsible for transportation security has too few inspectors to make sure rail and mass transit employees are doing enough to ...
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Free rides may go way of Blagojevich
Chicago Tribune - United States
By Richard Wronski | Tribune reporter The free rides offered to seniors using public transit—the brainstorm of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich—would end under a ...
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Commute Seattle site launched to coax users onto shared transit
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
The Web site aims to be the one spot online that people can go to and find information about all the public transit choices available, ...
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Regional Transit: Charging at Park and Ride Lots?
Rancho Cordova Post - Rancho Cordova,CA,USA
by Eyragon Eidam on February 26, 2009 The Sacramento Regional Transit District is looking into charging train and bus riders who use any of the area’s 19 ...
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NJ Transit police chief out after lawsuit loss
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
NEWARK, NJ - New Jersey Transit's police chief is out of a job, one day after an Essex County jury awarded $1.5 million to a female lieutenant who had filed ...
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Unemployment Hurting Charlotte’s Mass Transit System - Charlotte,NC,USA
Most people use mass transit for work, and Mecklenburg County unemployment hit 8.3 percent in December. The more people lose their jobs, ...
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Gas price crisis pumps up transit ridership
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Suddenly, transit operators across the Bay Area are seeing a surge in ridership. "It got me out of my car," said Betty Fong, an information systems manager ...
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State, MTA nearing agreement on transit agency's financial woes ...
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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has acknowledged that TSA needs to do more to secure mass transit and subway systems. Shortly after she took over, she ordered a review of transportation security and whether resources are being used most efficiently. ... Salon provides breaking news articles from the Associated Press as a service to its readers, but does not edit the AP articles it publishes. Copyright 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. ...
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Trend News : Medvedev to sign Afghan transit deal with Spain next week
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Free rides may go way of Blagojevich - Chicago Breaking News
With the freebies for those 65 and older costing Chicago area transit agencies an estimated $58 million this year, some legislators in Springfield want to ensure that only the truly needy get free trips on buses and trains. ...
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MTA To Cutback On Weekend Subway Service — Transit Blogger
By Transit Blogger
Pete Donohue of the New York Daily News has more in this report: The MTA will cut weekend subway service even if it gets a state bailout, officials said Monday. NYC Transit, the bus and subway division, revealed Monday that gaps between ...
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Teen girl charged in shooting of Novi school buses - Detroit,MI,USA
Wilson said no one was injured in any of the incidents which alarmed students, parents and prompted increased police patrols in school bus areas. ...
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Passenger breaks her rib in horror bus accident
Glasgow Evening Times - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
Figures from Glasgow City Council, which compiles a list of passengers who are injured on buses, show that 25 people were hurt in incidents on a range of ...
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Croydon trams involved in 28 accidents in 2008
Croydon Advertiser - UK
The worst of the accidents was the September collision with a bus at the junction of George Street and Park Lane which killed bus passenger Andrzej Karcz. ...
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Adult charges sought for teens in bus harassment
Fox 28 - South Bend,IN,USA
AP - February 26, 2009 1:14 PM ET VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say 2 of 3 teenagers charged with terrorizing other students on a Portage school bus ...
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2 more buses torched near Secunderabad
Express Buzz - Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
The two buses were partially damaged in the incidents that took place at the Rathifile bus stand in Secunderabad and the Khan Lateef Khan building near Lal ...
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South Bend Tribune: Three arrested for New Prairie bus vandalism
Bender said the district is looking into possibly adding more security at the bus garage. He could make no predictions. "It's important to note that prior to this incident, there have been virtually no incidents of this type of activity ...
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HazingPrevention.Org Blog: News Results for Hazing & Views by Hank ...
By Hank Nuwer
Org Blog: News Results for Hazing & Views by Hank Nuwer: Tracking Hazing Deaths, Incidents, Trials in Greek Groups, Athletics, High Schools, Military, and on the Job. Scroll down to “Previous Entries” to access archives or scroll down ... Three varsity players were charged with shoving fingers and cell phones through the pants of three junior varsity players on the team bus April 17. However, most of the charges regarding two of the complainants were dismissed last week. ...
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Niagara Gazette - WILSON: Coaches due back to court in month
Atlas and Baia each face three counts of endangering the welfare of a child in connection with an alleged hazing incident that occurred on a district bus last April. The cases were adjourned until March 26. ...
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Adult charges sought for teens in bus harassment - :: Cincinnati ...
Authorities say two of three teenagers charged with terrorizing other students on a Portage school bus threatened to kill one of the girls on the bus.
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Icy Road Conditions Cause Dozens of Accidents
... her from behind," said Bus Driver Melissa Kohler. No one was hurt and the kids got off safely. This was one of dozens of accidents in Deschutes County. ...
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Snowstorm hits Western Washington
... cancellations or bus route changes. While some roads were mostly clear, the layer of snow caused plenty of accidents. Spinouts and multiple accidents ...
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4 hurt when utility truck hits back of Chambersburg Area school bus
Chambersburg Public Opinion - Chambersburg,PA,USA
It often results in rear-end accidents. Sometimes drivers will pass the stopping bus and other times cars on the opposite side of the road will keep driving ...
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Candy catapult drives Aussie school driver to police
Reuters - USA
"Police attended two bus accidents in recent weeks, one which was fatal and Mr. King's decision may have prevented another," he added. ...
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Augusta County School Bus Accident | Richmond Virginia accident ...
By Wayne O'Bryan
Three students were sent to Augusta Medical Center in Fishersville for observation immediately after the accident. A fourth student was later driven to AMC. All were released. The bus driver was taken to AMC. She also was released, ...
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ARIZONA ATHEIST: Save Someone's Life, Get a Ticket
By Arizona Atheist
The Colorado State Patrol issued the citation. Trooper Ryan Sullivan said that despite Moffett's intentions, jaywalking contributed to the accident. Moffett had been driving his bus when the two women got off. In the interest of safety, ...
Mother relives day teen died after stepping off school bus - Press ...
She was one of two north-east children killed in school bus accidents that month. After the death of Fraserburgh Academy pupil Alexander Milne, 12, who was hit by a car after he stepped off a coach at Lonmay on September 19, ...
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Pedestrian, Waiting for Bus, Fatally Struck by Car - Gothamist ...
By Jen Chung
Certainly it's true that a lot of incidents like this are considered to be "accidents" and don't result in charges... but I want to point out that the fact that he wasn't taken into custody at the scene doesn't mean that he won't be ...
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The UT Accident Book | Christensen Law Firm, PLLC
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Fatal traffic accident involves school bus, pickup truck... Utah car accident turns deadly when Layton victim dies of injuries... Brigham City Utah man killed in car accident rollover... Kenneth Christensen Guest Speaker in Insurance ...
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Should state require seat belts on school buses? : Rocky Talk Live ...
Feb 13, 2009 ... No other damage to the bus occured. Third, of all of the bus accidents that I have ever experienced speed of getting kids off of the bus is ...
Good Samaritan ticketed for jaywalking in Denver
USA Today - USA
Bus driver Jim Moffett, 58, and one of his passengers decided to help two elderly women who had gotten off the bus on a Denver street in a light snowstorm, ...
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Driver Sought Who Crashed into School Bus
Riverside County law enforcement agencies Wednesday sought the driver of a 1993 Acura Legend that crashed into the back of a school bus, causing minor ...
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Arson attack on bus depot appeal
BBC News - UK
An investigation is underway after a number of vehicles at a bus company in Swansea were deliberately torched. Arsonists gained entrance to the Morris ...
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3 hurt at Middle Island bus crash scene recovering
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
Two students hurt in a school bus crash, as well as a police officer hit by a car as he diverted traffic from the crash, were recovering from ...
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Man hit by school bus dies at Franklin Square
Baltimore Sun - United States
A young man died yesterday afternoon at a hospital after he was struck by a Baltimore County school bus on a main roadway in Carney, county police said. ...
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Good samaritan gets jaywalking ticket
Chicago Sun-Times - United States
BY BILL SCANLON | SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE He may have saved three lives, but Denver bus driver Jim Moffett got a jaywalking ticket anyway, ...
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Driver Suspended After Boy, 7, Left Sleeping on Bus
An eastern Pennsylvania school bus driver has been suspended for leaving a 7-year-old boy asleep on the bus. Officials with the Minersville School District ...
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Snow snarls bus routes; commuters delayed
Seattle Times - United States
In the Metro system, delays have a ripple effect, because one bus in the north end continues as another route in the south, for instance. ...
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Teen Arrested In School Bus Incident
NOVI, Mich. - A 17-year-old girl is accused by police of shooting BB gun pellets at five Novi school buses in January. Ashley Beane, of South Lyon, ...
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School bus crash leaves 10 with minor injuries - Breaking News ...
Ten elementary school students have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a school bus crashed on an icy eastern Pennsylvania road. extra description. Breaking News -
Floods trap bus, taxi: South Africa: News: News24
News24: South Africa: News: Floods trap bus, taxi: A bus and a minibus taxi have been trapped on a flooded low-lying bridge in an area south of Johannesburg, emergency services say.
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Man Dies After Being Hit By School Bus - Baltimore News Story ...
CARNEY, Md. -- Baltimore County police said a man died after he was hit by a school bus in Carney. Thursday, February 26, 2009. - Local News -
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BALTIMORE NEWS. Man hit by Md. school bus dies. February 26, 2009 06:50 EST. CARNEY, Md. (AP) -- Baltimore County police say a young man died after he was hit by a school bus in Carney. Police said the man was hit as he crossed the 9800 ...
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News. Student Injured After Knife Incident On School Bus. By NBC17, NBC17, 30 minutes ago. sdf. Credit: AP Online. Caption. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -. A student may have been accidentally stabbed on a school bus in Cumberland County Thursday ...
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Millions invested in transit fund - Charlotte,NC,USA
The new TOD fund is being established to create and preserve at least 1200 affordable for-sale and rental housing units in Denver’s mass-transit corridors. ...
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BAY AREA Stimulus funds set for roads, transit
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Bay Area transportation officials allocated nearly a half-billion dollars in federal stimulus funding for regional transit agencies and road projects, ...
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House approves $10.2 billion for transit in omnibus appropriations ...
Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA
If the bill is enacted, the funding amount would be an all-time high for transit, APTA said. The legislation proposes $1.8 billion for New Starts and Small ...
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Snow and ice affecting Metro Transit
Seattle Times - United States
Metro TRansit is reporting at least two routes, 5 and 28, have been impacted. Route 5 in Fremont is currently unable to serve Fremont Avenue North south of ...
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Washtenaw County is pushing toward a more integrated public ...
Metromode Media - metro detroit,MI,USA
It's something new popping up to the old question of transit. In Washtenaw County there is a push toward a fully integrated public transit system that ...
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Lawmakers must protect millions of mass transit riders from ...
New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
Confronting the certainty of astronomical fare hikes and disastrous transit cuts, city lawmakers must act in the interests of the millions of people who ...
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Student Transit approved to take over Yorktown busing
Muncie Star Press - Muncie,IN,USA
By MICHAEL McBRIDE • • February 26, 2009 YORKTOWN -- Mount Pleasant Township Community School Board members on Monday voted to hire Student Transit to ...
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Titan Transit sees low numbers
Advance Titan - Oshkosh,WI,USA
The Titan Transit bus waits for students to board. Prizes are now possible for people who ride the bus. Sophomore Matt Jeffers rides the bus from Albee. ...
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The Uncertain Results of Bus Rapid Transit
Berkeley Daily Planet - Berkeley,CA,USA
By Joseph Stubbs As a Berkeley citizen who lives in the Southside, I would like to express my concerns over proposals to go ahead with a Bus Rapid Transit ...
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Over protests, MTC approves Bay Area transportation stimulus money
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
By Janis Mara James Berk holds a sign in protest of using federal stimulus money for the BART Oakland Airport Connector instead of public transit providers ...
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VANCOUVER – Metro Vancouver residents will benefit from the construction of the new Evergreen Transit Line, thanks to a major new job-creating investment from the Government of Canada’s Building Canada Fund, announced Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Premier Gordon ... Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. 250 387-7787. For more information on government services or to subscribe to the Province’s news feeds using RSS, visit the Province’s website at
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REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Poll: New Transit Sought Over New Roads
Daily Real Estate News | February 26, 2009 | Poll: New Transit Sought Over New Roads An overwhelming majority of Americans believe restoring existing roads and bridges and expanding transportation options should take precedence over ...
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Sound Transit: The Board meeting scheduled for February 26, 2009 ...
Sound Transit's regional network of express buses, commuter rail, light rail and transit facilities connects communities in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Text mode · Riding Sound Transit · Schedules & FacilitiesHow To RideFares ...
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OCTA chips in to pay for Metrolink safety upgrades | metrolink ...
More traffic news. What is this? ... The Orange County Transportation Authority and other transit agencies that belong to Metrolink's Southern California Regional Rail Authority will each pay for additional safety measures and an increase in insurance coverage, including adding a second set of eyes alongside engineers, hiring law enforcement and training staff, automatic train stop and in-cab cameras installed in locomotives. Metrolink will also purchase an additional $50 ...
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PoMo Mayor holding breath on transit announcement. PORT MOODY/CKNW(AM980) 2/26/2009. The long-awaited funding from the Federal Government for construction of the Evergreen Rapid Transit Line may be announced Thursday when the Prime ...
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End of the line for Delhi's killer buses - New Delhi,India
New Delhi: After wreaking havoc on the capital's roads for many years, the infamous ... Sources within the government indicate that blue-line buses could be ...
New India, old violence
Livemint - Delhi,Delhi,India
Then there's the wretched Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway which, I'm convinced, is going to beat the Blueline bus as the biggest "on road" killer in Delhi--around ...

Intelligence Report
Racist Backlash Greets New US President
Intelligence Report - Montgomery,AL,USA
The attack on Johnson was just one of what likely was hundreds of racially charged incidents around the United States related to Obama's campaign and ...
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Schools Told to Appoint Attendants in Buses
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
He said the tragic incidents had “strongly impacted” the ministry and had prompted the officials to ask schools to set aside a separate budget to pay the ...
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Marin City crime spree saddens community
Marin Independent-Journal - San Rafael,CA,USA
"I am dismayed, saddened, disappointed and hurt by the recent incidents in Marin City," said Gaston, noting tension has increased between law enforcement ...
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spdk: Daily Crime Incidents for February 26, 2009
By spdk
On 24/02/2008 at 1945 hrs near Vijaya Bank at Bavutagudde Mangalore one driver of bus bearing Reg. No. KA-19-A-234 drove his vehicle in a rash and negligent manner and dashed against a motorcycle bearing Reg. No. ...
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Adult charges sought in bus terror :: Porter County :: Post-Tribune
By By James D. Wolf Jr. Post-Tribune correspondent
The incidents were made known in February when the boys were arrested. They've since been suspended. The family of one alleged victim is filing a civil tort against the Portage Township Schools, the first step in suing a government ...
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1 Second 1 Life: School Bus Safety In Focus
By Deborah J Thomas
It has not been a month that I wrote a post on that little boy who got killed when he crossed the street in front of a school bus. Though we might not hear about these kinds of incidents every day, it happens quite often. ...
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The TTC “Crime Wave” « Steve Munro’s Web Site
By Steve
One reporter (from CBC Radio) actually dredged up an incident where a girl riding on a bus had been hit by a stray bullet from an incident on the street nearby. That’s not TTC crime, that’s street crime, and it shows how desperate some ...
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Lil Wayne's New York Gun-Possession Trial To Begin April 20 - USA
Rapper faces up to 15 years in prison for .40-caliber gun allegedly found in tour bus. By Gil Kaufman Lil Wayne has been on a hot streak lately. ...
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Cruise Ship Passengers Air Lifted To Miami After Bus Crash In Dominica
By Shaneeva Yassin, News Editor An air ambulance arrived in Miami Tuesday carrying several passengers who were injured in a tour bus crash in the ...
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River Rats get back on the bus, return to business on the ice
Schenectady Gazette - Schenectady,NY,USA
Far from an ordinary road trip, it is the first game for the Rats since the crash of their team bus in the early morning hours of Feb. ...
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Boy, 17, Shot on MTA Bus in Hyde Park
LOS ANGELES -- Authorities searched Tuesday for the gunman who killed a 17-year-old boy on an MTA bus in Hyde Park during what appears to have been a ...
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Police: Bus Driver Charged With Hit-And Run
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - The driver of a Winston-Salem school bus has been charged with hit-and-run after police said she sideswiped several vehicles and a ...
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Police seek young man in MTA bus attack
Baltimore Sun - United States
The bus, carrying at least 40 passengers, was at East Northern Parkway and McClean Boulevard about 4 pm when the victim was cut, said Jawauna Greene, ...
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Council raises bus fare to $2
UW Badger Herald - Madison,WI,USA
Although the Transit and Parking Commission is the body charged with setting bus fares and decided on an increase from $1.50 to $1.75 in January, ...
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Three hurt after bus collides with van on Chena Hot Springs Road
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Fairbanks,AK,USA
By Tim Mowry FAIRBANKS — A small school bus carrying no children burst into flames following a head-on collision with a van at 10 1/2 Mile Chena Hot Springs ...
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3 hurt in Middle Island bus crash recovering
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
BY ANDREW STRICKLER | Two students hurt in a school bus crash, as well as a police officer hit by a car as he diverted traffic ...
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35 die as bus falls into Doda ravine
Hindu - Chennai,India
JAMMU: At least 35 people were killed when a 52-seater bus skidded off the Jammu-Bhaderwah road and plunged 200 feet below into the Neeru Nullah (ravine) in ...
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41 killed in bus accident in northern India › Japan Today: Japan ...
The accident occurred in Doda district, 170 kilometers northeast of the state’s winter capital Jammu, as the bus driver was trying to negotiate a curve, PTI reported, quoting police. The privately operated bus skidded off the road and ...
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Moyer makes a bus stop after Phils lose to Pirates - Breaking News ...
Jamie Moyer had a bus to catch Wednesday after he pitched two scoreless innings in the Philadelphia Phillies' 8-2 exhibition loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates. extra description. Breaking News -
Council Bluffs Teen Arrested After Bus Threat - Omaha News Story ...
OMAHA, Neb. -- A Council Bluffs high school student has been arrested after he threatened to shoot students on a school bus, police said. Wednesday, February 25, 2009. - Local News -
School bus and car collide Highway 90 : News : WPDE
Horry County Fire Rescue spokesman Todd Cartner has confirmed a school bus with two students aboard collided with a car on Highway 90 around 3:15 this afternoon.
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Baltimore Breaking News » Blog Archive » Man struck by bus in ...
By mjames
Man struck by bus in Carney, dies. A young man died after being struck by a Baltimore County school bus on Harford Road in Carney, county police said. His name was withheld pending notification of family members. ...
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Tuesday, February 24, 2009


Phila. region transit projects stand to get $631M from stimulus - Charlotte,NC,USA
The Philadelphia region probably will receive $631 million from the $48.1 billion that the federal stimulus package provides for transportation ...
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Senate OKs food, drink in transit stations
Live 5 News - Charleston,SC,USA
Gloria Butler, a Stone Mountain Democrat, said the bill would help The Metropolitan Atlanta RapidTransit Authority - known as MARTA - boost its revenues by ...
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Chamber backs transit-tax plan
Kalamazoo Gazette - - Kalamazoo,MI,USA
It said bus fares must be increased by 15 cents -- to $1.50 -- to show that riders also are participating in paying the transit agency's bill. ...
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Transit agencies line up for federal stimulus funds
Palo Alto Online - Palo Alto,CA,USA
Transportation agencies, including Caltrain, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), and San Mateo County Transit Authority (SamTrans) submitted ...
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Wabtec Q4 profit rises, maintains 2009 view
Reuters - USA
N) reported a rise of 8 percent in quarterly profit, helped by strength at its passenger transit unit. Sales at the company's transit unit, which accounts ...
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Utah Transit Authority showcases electronic fare collection system
The Paypers (abonnement) - Amsterdam Airport,Noord Holland,Netherlands
The Utah Transit Authority is presenting its new electronic fare collection system (EFC) at an event held in Salt Lake City by the Smart Card Alliance, ...
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How Metro Stacks Up to Other Transit Systems Cost, ridership ...
NBC Washington - Washington,DC,USA
How does Metro stack up to other mass transit systems in terms of ridership and cost? Good says Metro has the second-highest number of riders in the US with ...
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Wabtec fourth-quarter profit up 8 percent - Charlotte,NC,USA
Growth in 2009 is expected to be flat to slightly down, as gains from recent acquisitions and a goodtransit market are offset by a headwinds in currency ...
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Ford's Transit Connect Brings 22 City, 25 Highway MPG To Market ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford today confirmed EPA fuel economy for the 2010 Ford TransitConnect at 22 miles per gallon in city driving and 25 miles per ...
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New Transit Questions On the Way
WKZO News - Kalamazoo,Michigan,USA
... to Transportation Director Bill Schomish, if it passes, city voters would be asked in November to approve six-tenths of a mill to support Metro Transit. ...
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CT cops hunting transit robbers: South Africa: News: News24
News24: South Africa: News: CT cops hunting transit robbers: Police are searching for three men who were allegedly involved in a cash-in-transit heist in Milnerton, Cape Town.
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News Round-Up: VMT Tax - Seattle Transit Blog
By Andrew Smith
Flipping through the local news lead stories KOMO and KING were on about titillating crime stories. KIRO lead with Gary Locke being tapped as Commerce Secretary (I think he’ll be a good one). Obama’s had some bad choices for nominees ...
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Liberal MPP proposes bill to quell violence on public transit ...
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NYC Transit tests three-door bus in Bronx « All Bronx News, All ...
By narmer
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS. Friday, February 20th 2009, 12:10 AM. Photo of a three-door bus built by Nova Bus. It’s ”Let’s Make a Deal” in the Bronx, where NYC Transit is testing a bus with three doors. Exiting straphangers can choose ...
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Greenway Transit proposes fare, route changes
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School buses involved in three incidents
The Times of Trenton - - Trenton,NJ,USA
Monroe Police also plan to charge the duo with the theft of the bus from the Monroe Board of Education. Police said the entire incident was recorded on the ...
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School bus initiative attempts to keep students safe
Bennington Banner - Bennington,VT,USA
"We're fortunate that we haven't had anyone hurt, but bus drivers are reporting incidents on a regular basis." Monday's monitored route picked up about 45 ...
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Portage bus driver fired
Times - Munster,IN,USA
Hufford said while there is a chain of command that should be followed in reporting such incidents, riding the bus is a privilege and it may be time to ...
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Newest arson rattles Coatesville
Pottstown Mercury - Pottstown,PA,USA
The bus fires started just days after the task force arrested two Chester County residents believed to be responsible for several of the incidents: ...
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Bus shooting prompts mayor to defend TTC safety after string of ...
Globe and Mail - Canada
A shooting on a west-end bus yesterday - the fourth violent incident on the TTC in a month - left a young man in hospital and city officials answering ...
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Howard, Harford police don't think events involving young boys are ...
Baltimore Sun - United States
Law enforcement officials in Howard and Harford counties said they had no indication that the incidentswere related. An 11-year-old student of Howard ...
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Bel Air Boy Reports Suspicious Incident
ABC2 News - Baltimore,MD,USA
On Friday, in the 500 block of East Broadway, in Bel Air, and 8 year old boy says he was walking home from the bus stop when he was approached by a man in a ...
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Consumer body calls for review of bus industry - Fiji Times Online
Update: 2:19PM A COMPREHENSIVE review of the bus industry is urgently needed, says the Fiji Consumer Association. So far, the response to the 2008 tragic bus fire and other near-miss incidentshas been nothing more than ad hoc and ...
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spdk: Daily Crime Incidents for February 24, 2009
By spdk
On 23/02/2009 at 1030 hrs at Guruvayanakere Kuvettu village Belthangady Taluk one Thimmappa driver of bus bearing Reg. No. KA-19-B-3067 drove his vehicle in a rash and negligent manner and dashed against an auto rickshaw bearing Reg. ...
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Bomb Incidents/Explosives/ Hoax Devices : Spain · Terrorism And Related Court Cases : Yemen · BusStations/ Bus Security/ Bus Related Incidents : Russia · Terrorist Arrests/Captured/Killed Locations : Israel ...
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Fire & Police Briefs: Man is arrested on child-sex charges
Police said the incidents happened in December 2007. The only indication of the child's age from arrest warrants is that the child was under 13. Squire was being held last night in the Forsyth County Jail with bond set at $500000. ... The driver of a Forsyth County school bus was charged yesterday with four counts of hit and run, causing property damage after her bus hit two parked cars, a mailbox and an unoccupied tractor-trailer near Dallas Drive, authorities said. ...
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ngress MLA fixes road accident case with fists
Ahmedabad Newsline - Ahmedabad,India
The bus driver has been identified as Kana Rathod of Una in Junagadh district. Instances of the mob bashing up drivers after accidents have been on the rise ...
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Tragic accident claims 12 lives; national day of mourning ...
Slovak Spectator - Bratislava,Slovakia
In one of the worst traffic accidents in Slovakia’s history, a collision of a bus with a train near the village of Polomka in central Slovakia claimed 12 ...
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Train-bus collision kills at least eight in Indonesia
Xinhua - China
The accident happened when a Harapan Jaya bus on its way from Surabaya failed to stop at a railway-crossing in Kediri and slammed into the side of the KA ...
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Seven killed in Indonesian train crash
Hindu - Chennai,India
She says three coaches derailed when the train struck the overcrowded bus. Train and bus accidentsare common on Indonesia's aging transportation networks ...
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Rescue efforts end at mine where blast killed 74
The Associated Press
Xinhua said the Tunlan Coal Mine had among the best facilities of any mine in China and no major accidents had occurred there in five years. ...
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Law requires yielding to buses – plus, they’re bigger than you - Tacoma,WA,USA
Fortunately, Nelson said the problem hasn’t caused many accidents. That’s because the agency instructs drivers not to force their way back into traffic. ...
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Question: Reader Tracy Adams drives a bus for Pierce Transit. “I would just like to inform drivers that the law states you must yield for buses that are ...
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Seatbelts On School Buses
KSFY - Sioux Falls,SD,USA
Every year an average of 10 children are killed in bus related accidents. But almost 800 children are killed every year while walking, riding bike or going ...
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From the Penalty Box: Albany Hockey Players Hurt In Bus Crash
By Bob Bakken
With all the miles I've put on during my career traveling from game-to-game, I've been extremely fortunate to have not been in an accident with a team bus, or driving myself to a game for a broadcast. Knock on wood, that won't ever ...
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By rreeves
Bus accidents can often be traced to more than just one contributing factor. Malfunctioning parts, driver fatigue, driver negligence or reckless driving behavior – any of these can cause serious bus crashes. Many times, a combination of ...
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Belle Plaine, MN College Bus And Truck Collision, Nov 1938 ...
By Stu Beitler
The accident occurred about 4 a.m. on the highway three miles north of Belle Plaine as the bus was returning the Gustavus Adolphus team to St. Peter, Minn., from a game with St. Norbert college at West de Pere, Wis. Hits Load Of Poles. ...
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Texas A&M finally comes through on FOI | Texas Watchdog
By Christine Van Dusen
According to this report, the newspaper also was required to file an open records request for a copy of Transportation Services’ handbook and statistics on the number of bus accidents at Texas A&M in 2007 and 2008. ...
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DISASTER DRILLS | Work Safety Blog from Blog4Safety
By Doug
In conjunction with local law enforcement personnel, his EMS personnel and the hospital staff have conducted drills ranging from school bus accidents with multiple injuries to plane crashes in the area, and many more. ...
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MTA to cut weekend subway service - even if there is state bailout
New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
But NYC Transit, the bus and subway division, revealed Monday that gaps between weekend trains on 10 lines will increase to 10 minutes from the current ...
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NY judge tosses case of protester's unthrown shoe
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has tossed a disorderly conduct charge against a protester accused of trying to hurl his shoe at a New York transit official. ...
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Police seek three suspects after person shot on Toronto transit bus
The Canadian Press - TORONTO
TORONTO — Police are seeking three suspects after a person was shot on a Toronto transit bus in the city's northwest end this afternoon. ...
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NJ getting $1.2B transit repairs, projects
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey officials have big plans for spending $1.2 billion from the federal stimulus to fix the state's transportation system. ...
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New Subway Ads Call for Action on Transit Funding
Mobilizing the Region - New York,NY,USA
Today the Empire State Transportation Alliance announced the release of new subway and bus ads aimed at mobilizing riders to speak up to stop fare hikes and ...
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Transit Officials Go Before Lawmakers To Explain Deficits
WBBM780 - Chicago,IL,USA
CHICAGO (WBBM) - Armed with as many uncertainties as answers, top officials from the CTA, Metra, Pace and the Regional Transportation Authority go before an ...
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Hillsborough transit board to discuss closing portion of Selmon ... - St. Petersburg,FL,USA
TAMPA -- The Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority Board will hear a staff report this afternoon on the feasibility of closing the upper tier of the Lee ...
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Durham Station opens new transit hub today
News & Observer - Raleigh,NC,USA
Durham Station Transportation Center is a new $17.6 million transit hub on the western rim of the central business district. City officials will hold a ...
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Wrong skyline printed on Philly Beer Week transit pass
USA Today - USA
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's largest transit agency sold a pass with a picture of the New York City skyline on it. The pass marked with the Philly ...
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Despite stimulus money, Bay Area transit faces 'Armageddon'
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
By Gary Richards Bay Area transit agencies are reeling under the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in state funding — and can only hope that federal ...
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By shost
Commuter news: GO derailment this morning around Port Credit. By shost at 8:26 am on Monday, February 23, 2009. 0722 AM, EST Monday February 23 2009, Unconfirmed reports a GO train has derailed around Port Credit on the Lakeshore line.. ... - Commuter transit news... -
Payments News: Utah Transit Authority Showcases Open Payment ...
By Payments News Editor
The Utah Transit Authority is showcasing its new electronic fare collection system this week at an event held in Salt Lake City by the Smart Card Alliance. According to the UTA, "the new electronic payment system for the transit agency ...
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The Gas Tax and Transit "Armageddon" |
By Robert in Monterey
The Gas Tax and Transit "Armageddon". By Robert in Monterey, Calitics · View the original. Crossposted from the California High Speed Rail Blog. One of my lingering concerns about the Obama Administration has been that they might be tempted ... Transit, Gilroy, BART, UC Berkeley, transportation, LaHood, Ray LaHood, Southern California, San Jose Mercury News, Oakland, Washington DC, 2\, Sacramento, Obama Administration, Central Valley, Bay Area, San Francisco, California, ... -- California News -
OC transit officials discuss falling revenues - KPCC News In Brief
By Mike Roe
OC transit officials discuss falling revenues. With the economy hitting a few bumps, so are Orange County’s prospects for transportation projects. The Orange County Transportation Authority today is due to get an update on how Measure M ...
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Subway ridership hits 59-year high :: Second Ave. Sagas | A New ...
By Benjamin Kabak
Overall, New York City Transit reported an overall total ridership figure of 2.37 billion last year. That figure includes all agency-operated bus trips as well as the subway total. Most of that growth came in the early months of 2008 when ... These numbers — and grand expansion plans — are all well and good, but there’s an alarming undercurrent to this latest news. Right as MTA ridership is exploding, the agency is going to have to cut service and raise fares because they ...
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Blueline mows down 22-year-old woman
Times of India - New Delhi,India
NEW DELHI: A 22-year-old woman was crushed to death by Blueline bus in Seelampur area of northeast Delhi on Saturday. The victim, identified as Rita, ...

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17 The number of people killed by Blueline buses in Delhi this year · 2 cops probing DDA ‘scam’ transferred out of Delhi · Electronic eye to secure Noida before 2010 Games · CHAOS THEORY. Front. Metro. Metro. Game Plan 2010 ...
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ueens woman killed after slipping under MTA bus
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
BY DANIEL EDWARD ROSEN | Special to Newsday A Queens woman died after slipping and falling underneath a passing bus late Friday night. ...
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Boy Guides School Bus After Mom Gets Sick
It was 7 am and cold, and Tonya Smithey had a bus load of school children. It was the worst time to feel sick and light-headed, as Smithey was hauling ...
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Bus hits man in downtown Everett
By Herald Staff LOCAL NEWS - EVERETT -- A 44-year-old Everett man was struck by a bus in downtown Everett this evening and is expected to be flown to ...
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Police Looking For Plattsburgh Bus Vandals
PLATTSBURGH, NY - Plattsburgh city police are asking for the public's help in finding the person or persons responsible for vandalizing a school bus. ...
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Slovak bus-rail crash 'kills 11'
BBC News - UK
The train - which was derailed in the crash - pushed the bus for tens of metres, said a rail spokeswoman. "All the dead and injured were on the bus. ...
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CHP: Driver in deadly charter bus crash was sleepy
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
The California Highway Patrol says the driver of a casino-bound charter bus was falling asleep before thebus crashed last October, killing 10 people. ...
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Girl in Brooklyn fatally struck by bus
New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
The bus was traveling east on Palmetto St. and turning onto Myrtle Ave. when the girl was struck by the right rear wheel of the bus, said Mark Groce, ...
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Girl's Family Sues After Alleged Bus Assault
The family of a girl who said she was assaulted on her school bus is now suing. The family has filed a lawsuit against the Rutherford County Board of ...
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Metro bus driver charged with dealing drugs
Seattle Times - United States
A Metro bus driver accused of selling cocaine was charged today in King County Superior Court with five counts of drug dealing. By Sharon Pian Chan A Metro ...
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Girl, 3, dies in wreck involving Phoenix bus
Arizona Republic - Phoenix,AZ,USA
AP Phoenix police say a 3-year-old girl has died and another young girl and a woman were injured when their car collided with a city bus. ...
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Boy Hurt After School Bus Drags Him - Nashville News Story - WSMV ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A 9-year-old boy suffered a broken leg after his clothing got caught in a schoolbus door and he was dragged for about 100 feet. Saturday, February 21, 2009. - News -
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A train collided with a bus in central Slovakia, killing 11 people and injuring 21 others.
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BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – A train collided with a bus in central Slovakia on Saturday, killing 11 people and injuring 21 others, officials said.
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The cause of the crash was under investigation, police spokeswoman Maria Faltaniova told televisionnews station TA3. The two-carriage train with 15 people aboard derailed and two of its passengers sustained minor injuries, ...
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Man holds knife to STA bus driver's throat
STA officials say incidents like these are extremely rare, with only a couple similar incidents occurring the past decade. STA officials added they do ...
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School bus drags 9-year-old 300 feet
Knoxville News Sentinel - Knoxville,TN,USA
Kay Proffitt of Woods Bus Lines said Arwood had been a bus driver and bus owner for about 30 years and "never had any incidents. ...
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spdk: Daily Crime Incidents for February 21, 2009
By spdk
On 19/02/2009 at 1700 hrs near Kruthi Apartment at Mangalore one driver of bus bearing Reg. No. KA-19-AE-9122 drove his vehicle in a rash and negligent manner and dashed against a motorcycle bearing Reg. No. KA-14-V-0439. ...
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By TFL-Alerts
Here are the reported incidents at 7:30 on 21 February for the Tube system:. CIRCLE LINE: Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 February, suspended. WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Saturday 21 February, suspended. NORTHERN LINE: Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 February, suspended between Morden and ... A rail replacement bus service operates between Morden and Stockwell, calling at South Wimbledon, Colliers Wood, Tooting Broadway, Tooting Bec, Balham, Clapham South, Clapham Common and Clapham North. ...
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3 Found Dead In Clarksville Home - Nashville News Story - WSMV ...
Every time she came off the bus she was just looking like a rainbow," said Rivere, whose 8-year-old daughter was best friends with Shanklin. The two girls sat beside each other in their third-grade class at Minglewood Elementary. ... Montgomery County court records show Vullo and her ex-boyfriend, Paul Vernon Nelloms, had a turbulent relationship over seven years: both had been arrested and charged with domestic assault against the other in several separate incidents. ... - News -
NCDOT: Travel Information
Incident (155641) Detail. Location. Johnston County, Near Selma I-95, Mile Marker97 , Heading North Congestion - Expected Impact to traffic is High, Start Time. 2/20/2009 05:14 PM. End Time. 2/20/2009 06:45 PM. Reason. Automatic Congestion: Congestion. Traffic is traveling at 27 MPH at: I-95 N; MM 97; US 70 BUS ...
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