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Today’s Headlines

7:47 AM EDT on August 5, 2009

    • No. 2 House Democrat talks up high-speed rail in upstate New York (Utica O-D)
    • Minnesota is still locked in negligence litigation with two companies after its deadly 2007 bridge collapse -- but the state DOT is giving them millions of dollars in work anyway (AP)
    • "Cash for clunkers" is a stellar economic stimulus ... for dealers of chemicals that kill engines (WSJ)
    • Rock on: Employees at Nashville's transit authority have a band, and Jack White's producing their new singles (Pitchfork)
    • The House transportation committee's job-creation estimates for the stimulus are looking pretty shoddy (ProPublica)

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