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Amtrak derailment leaves 3 dead 100 miles from Kansas City

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Authorities have now confirmed three people died in an Amtrak train derailment 100 miles northeast of Kansas City, Missouri. Dozens are injured and many remain in regional hospitals as of Tuesday. Eight ...

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Rare 80-year-old ‘Big Boy’ steam engine visits this week

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This week is your chance to take in a rare sight. Big Boy No. 4014, the famed Union Pacific steam locomotive built in the 1940s to conquer mountains while carrying equipment during ...

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Kansas, Missouri attorneys general act to protect energy independence

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Attorney General Derek Schmidt of Kansas and Eric Schmitt of Missouri have joined with other states in a letter demanding that the federal government abandon ill-defined “social cost” standards of carbon emissions ...

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Missouri selling historic Broadway Bridge

Missouri has a bridge to sell you. The old Broadway Bridge. As part of bridge replacement plans across the state, the Missouri Department of Transportation is giving away at least eight old ...

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Japan tests world’s fastest bullet train

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Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train—capable of reaching 249 mph (400 kph)—as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel. The ALFA-X version of the Shinkansen train began three years’ ...

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American taxpayers on hook for California high-speed rail

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What has already become known as California’s boondoggle, the high-speed rail project is reportedly getting even more pricey. Eventually connecting 8 of the 10 largest cities in California, the project now faces ...

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