David Schaper

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Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Pay For A Fraction Of Investment

Monday, February 12, 2018

The proposal says $1.5 trillion in spending is needed but allocates $200 billion over 10 years, with most of the rest of the funding burden shifted onto states and local governments.

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The Winners And Losers Of Trump's $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Monday, February 12, 2018

President Trump released his $1.5 trillion infrastructure financing plan at the White House Monday. The plan calls for spending $200 billion over 10 years to repair and rebuild highways, bridges, airports, seaports, and water systems. Half of that funding will be used as incentives to get cities, counties and states to finance at least 80 percent of the infrastructure costs themselves.

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Trump To Unveil Long-Awaited $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Sunday, February 11, 2018

The proposal is expected to shift much of the funding burden onto states and local governments. Critics say that will lead to higher state and local taxes and an increased reliance on user fees.

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Investigators Blame Sleep Apnea For 2 Train Crashes, Push For Mandatory Screening

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

The National Transportation Safety Board said two recent commuter rail accidents that killed one person and injured more than 200 others were caused by engineers falling asleep at the controls.

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'Frasier' Star John Mahoney Dies At 77

Monday, February 05, 2018

The actor was best-known for his 11-year stint on the NBC hit, but he was a veteran of the Chicago theater scene before making his way to the New York stage.

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NTSB Looks At Disabled Signals, Locked Switch In Latest Deadly Amtrak Crash

Monday, February 05, 2018

Safety advocates and federal investigators have railed against a "lax safety culture" within Amtrak in recent years, but investigators warn against attributing four recent crashes to a systemic issue.

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Infrastructure Experts Wondering Where Funding Would Come From For Trump's Plan

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

President Trump's plan to invest billions into fixing the nation's crumbling infrastructure may burden state and local governments and lead to a greater reliance on tolls.

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More States Turning To Toll Roads To Raise Cash For Infrastructure

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Tight budgets and shrinking infrastructure money from Washington have more states hiking tolls and adding tollways to raise money to fix and repair roads and bridges.

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White House Will Focus On Its Next Priority: Infrastructure

Monday, December 25, 2017

The White House is expected to introduce its proposal to improve the nation's infrastructure in January. But there are hints that there will be very little new federal funding in the package.

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Derailment Probe Looks At Speed, As Critics Cite Amtrak's 'Lax Safety Culture'

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to figure out why the train was traveling 80 mph in a 30 mph zone when it careened off a highway overpass Monday, killing at least three people.

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Are $40 Toll Roads The Future?

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

In Virginia, officials hope a shift to toll pricing based on demand and traffic flow will change commuter behavior and reduce congestion on Interstate 66. Critics say the cost is too high.

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American Airlines' Snafu Gives Too Many Pilots Off In December

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The pilots union says more than 15,000 American Airlines' flights are without pilots because of a glitch in the system that granted more pilots time off over the holidays than it should have.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers Likely To Face Travel Challenges

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A record number of Americans will be jamming airports, train stations and highways. Those hitting the road will find gas prices 40 cents a gallon higher on average than they were a year ago.

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United Says Goodbye To Its Iconic 'Queen Of The Skies'

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Early commercial showed passengers eating steak dinners, sipping cocktails, watching movies and freely moving around inside the twin aisle, wide body fuselage.

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Who Is George Papadopoulos?

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

We hear about the history of George Papadopoulos, who advised the Trump campaign on foreign policy and has now pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his interactions with Russians.

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Are Social Media Sites Doing Enough To Combat Rumors And False News?

Sunday, October 29, 2017

As they struggle with disasters and other crises, police, fire and other public officials are spending an increasing amount of time and resources knocking down rumors spreading on social media.

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California Wildfires Further Burden The State's Housing Crisis

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thousands are displaced by the northern California fires — sleeping in hotels, shelters or on couches of friends and relatives. They're facing a long period of uncertainty about where to call home.

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In California, Many Wonder Why There Were No Mass Evacuation Alerts For Wildfires

Monday, October 16, 2017

Firefighters in California made good progress over the weekend trying to corral several fires as winds calmed. But questions still persist over the warnings given to residents beforehand.

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Firefighters Gain Ground On Wildfires Raging Across California

Monday, October 16, 2017

Firefighters say they are finally getting the upper hand in the battle against at least 15 wildfires that have been raging for more than a week across wine country and other parts of the state.

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9 Months Into Presidency, Trump Still Hasn't Offered Infrastructure Plan

Monday, October 09, 2017

President Trump hasn't released a plan to spend the promised $1 trillion rebuilding infrastructure. Amid bipartisan support for infrastructure spending, there are new questions about how to fund it.

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