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Monday, August 18, 2014 - 08:30 AM

Two freight trains collided in Arkansas Sunday, causing a 7-hour fire; two train crew members were killed. (AP via NY Daily News

Both elderly and child pedestrians in New Jersey are more likely to be killed by cars than people in their age group in other states. (NJ.com

Starting today, Dallas's light rail system goes to the airport. (The Hill

A man, a plan: The Panama Canal turned 100 this weekend. (WSJ

Detroiters love their classic cars so much there's an official and an unofficial Dream Cruise. (Free Press, Free Press)  

Two people are still missing after a boat sank off the coast of Indonesia Saturday. Twenty-three people, including the crew, were found alive. (BBC)

Legendary skateboarder Jay Adams, who "came from a generation of surfers for whom skateboarding was sidewalk surfing," died Friday at 53. (NY Times

A strike is "very likely" for Philly's transit system sometime this year, according to the union representing SEPTA workers. (Philly.com

But for now, at least SEPTA has voguing. Philadelphia dancer Kemar Jewel started "at Walnut and Locust on the Broad Street Line and manages to vogue all over town—in the train cars, in subway corridors, on steps—everywhere." (Phillymag.com

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