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Metra works with Amtrak to improve commute, adds new rail cars

2 minutes ago   |   ABC

Metra plans to meet with Amtrak to discuss how to prevent February 28 Union Station mess, which delayed riders for hours, from happening again. Metra also plans to add 400 new...
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'Forrest Gump' could have had a wild sequel that featured OJ Simpson's car chase, but 9/11 stopped it from being made

'Forrest Gump' could have had a wild sequel that featured OJ Simpson's car chase, but 9/11 stopped it from being made

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

"Forrest Gump" has an unmade sequel. In an interview with Yahoo Entertainment , Eric Roth - the film's Oscar-winning screenwriter - revealed that he had drafted and turned in a...
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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

56 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - It is the first weekend of Spring! And many kids are getting ready for spring break next week. If you are Workin' for the Weekend, we found events for the whole...
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Day 3: Trial continues for former East Pittsburgh officer charged with fatally shooting Antwon Rose

Day 3: Trial continues for former East Pittsburgh officer charged with fatally shooting Antwon Rose

59 minutes ago   |   WTAE

The trial in the case of an East Pittsburgh police officer who shot and killed Antwon Rose while the 17-year-old boy ran from a pulled-over car last June continues Thursday
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Ford shifts plans for electric vehicles, self-driving cars; boosts new jobs from 850 to 900

Ford shifts plans for electric vehicles, self-driving cars; boosts new jobs from 850 to 900

1 hour ago   |   Post Gazette

Ford Motor Co. is repackaging a previously announced $900 million manufacturing investment in the Detroit area, a move that will boost jobs.
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Ohio: Trump touts manufacturing job growth, criticises GM

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Trump touts his achievements in creating manufacturing jobs, but the situation in the car industry is looking shaky.
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A Tesla analyst who just toured the electric-car maker's California and Nevada factories reveals what he saw

A Tesla analyst who just toured the electric-car maker's California and Nevada factories reveals what he saw

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Tesla has faced a host of challenges in recent months. But one optimistic analyst who toured Tesla's Fremont, California, plant and its Nevada Gigafactory in recent days is...
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Volvo to install in-car cameras to prevent drunk, distracted driving

1 hour ago   |   ABC

The company says the cameras will monitor where a drivers' eyes are pointed to see if they are driving safely.
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Vineyard worker finds an unexpected guest enjoying the air in his car

2 hours ago   |   ABC

A vineyard worker says he left the car running for his dog, but came back to find an unexpected guest hiding from the blazing heat.
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South Sudan spends millions on cars, homes instead of peace

3 hours ago   |   National Post

JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's committee overseeing the fragile transition from civil war has approved almost $185 million in spending on vehicles, food and home renovations...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Part 4 of 4: Local organization working to end homelessness in KC

Part 4 of 4: Local organization working to end homelessness in KC

"reStart Inc" has served over 30,000 homeless individuals in 37 years Read more ...

Celtics fall to 76ers after building 11-point halftime lead

Celtics fall to 76ers after building 11-point halftime lead

Marcus Smart was ejected after shoving Joel Embiid in the back. Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a 'substantial period'

US President Donald Trump put further pressure on trade war talks with China after indicating that tariffs on goods wouldn't be immediately lifted in the event of a deal. Trump... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...