David Schaper

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Protesters Take To The Streets After Not-Guilty Verdict In Philando Castile Case

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The not-guilty verdict in the 2016 police shooting death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop sparked protests in St. Paul, Minn. Friday night, but none turned violent.

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Minnesota City To Dismiss Officer Acquitted In Shooting Of Philando Castile

Friday, June 16, 2017

The city of St. Anthony released a statement on Friday that police officer Jeronimo Yanez will be dismissed after he was acquitted in the shooting death of a black driver nearly a year ago.

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The Cosby And Yanez Juries Appear Deadlocked. Now What?

Friday, June 16, 2017

With two high-profile cases seemingly teetering on the brink of hung juries this week, you might think it happens quite often. But hung juries are actually relatively rare.

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Trump Talks Up Infrastructure Plan In Cincinnati

Thursday, June 08, 2017

President Trump is trying to shift attention to his infrastructure plan, taking his pitch for more private investment in critical transportation assets to Cincinnati.

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President Trump Outlines Infrastructure Plan In Trip To Cincinnati

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

President Trump went to Cincinnati Wednesday to push his plan to invest heavily in infrastructure, focusing on the aging locks, dams, levees and ports in the nation's inland waterways.

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Trump Announces Plan To Privatize Air Traffic Control

Monday, June 05, 2017

It's an idea long supported by most of the commercial airlines and the union, which say the system is inefficient under the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Fears Grow As DHS Officials Consider Expanding Airline Laptop Ban

Saturday, June 03, 2017

The White House is deciding whether to prohibit airline passengers from bringing laptops on board flights from Europe. Travel industry leaders say it could have a chilling effect on travel business.

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United Airlines Has Happy Shareholders, Unhappy Workers

Thursday, May 25, 2017

United Airlines' shareholders don't seem too worried about the long-term impact of a passenger being violently dragged off a plane. But workers for United's contractors are protesting low wages.

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Despite Viral Incidents, Passengers Are More Satisfied With Airlines Than Ever

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lower airfares, better on-time performance, fewer lost bags and fewer passengers being bumped from overbooked flights have all contributed to the overall better customer satisfaction ratings.

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Have The 'Miserable' Airlines Finally Reached A Tipping Point?

Monday, May 08, 2017

"We're a bunch of tuna crammed into a can and it's miserable," said one traveler. Now, airlines hope they can get past the perception that they put profit over passenger comfort.

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'It Was A Mistake Of Epic Proportions,' United CEO Testifies

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

"Clearly our policies broke down," Oscar Munoz told the House Transportation Committee regarding an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a flight.

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'Textalyzer' Aims To Curb Distracted Driving, But What About Privacy?

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Police may soon have technology to tell if a driver involved in an accident had been using a mobile device behind the wheel. Privacy advocates worry about letting police snoop on people's phones.

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Morning News Brief: Trump's NAFTA Reversal, The North Korean Border, 'Textalyzer'

Thursday, April 27, 2017

President Trump has reversed course and says he won't withdraw from NAFTA. Also, a view into North Korea from the Chinese border and a proposed software to curb texting while driving.

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Should Viewers Of Facebook Live Gang Rape Face Charges?

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Authorities say that about 40 people may have watched the rapes of a 15-year-old girl that were streamed on the social media platform — and that none of them reported the crimes.

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Distraction, On Street And Sidewalk, Helps Cause Record Pedestrian Deaths

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The number of pedestrians killed in traffic jumped 11 percent in 2016, the highest year-over-year increase — in terms of percentage and total number of fatalities — since data has been collected.

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New 'Basic Economy' Airfares May Not Be As Cheap As You Think

Monday, March 20, 2017

All three of the biggest U.S. airlines now offer no-frills, discounted fares called "basic economy." Now there's evidence that it's not any cheaper, but is a way to raise standard economy fares.

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Civil Engineers Give U.S. Infrastructure A Near Failing Grade

Friday, March 10, 2017

Roads, bridges, airports, water and transit systems are in bad shape, according to civil engineers. The report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers gives U.S. infrastructure a D-plus.

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Engineers Say Tax Increase Needed To Save Failing U.S. Infrastructure

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Our roads, bridges, dams, transit systems and airports are in pretty poor shape. The nation's civil engineers are calling for a significant increase in the gas tax to pay for the needed upgrades.

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Trump Travel Ban Hits The Travel Industry

Thursday, March 09, 2017

International business and tourist travel to the U.S. is down substantially in the month since President Trump's initial travel ban. Some argue that it sends the wrong message.

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St. Louis Man Arrested For Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

Friday, March 03, 2017

Federal authorities charged a St. Louis man with making a handful of the bomb threats against Jewish community centers and other institutions in recent weeks. But they say this was a jilted lover trying to pin those threats on an ex-girlfriend, and Jewish leaders worry anti-Semitic threats and hate crimes will continue.

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