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Today’s Headlines

7:47 AM EDT on September 4, 2009

    • LaHood: Gas tax hike and VMT tax are still on the table ... but only once the economy improves (Dow Jones)
    • D.C. Metro contends with a tragic bus accident (WaPo)
    • U.S. DOT has approved just 20 percent of "clunkers" payments -- thanks, Citigroup! (Det News)
    • Federal highway chief celebrates sprawl-inducing MN road project (Fast Lane)
    • California high-speed rail commission to give $9m contract to PR firm run by governor's longtime adviser (LAT)
    • Honolulu launches campaign against bus-rider body odor (Advertiser)
    • Feds send stimulus money to NYC construction company with a shady past (NYT)
    • Backers of the congressional climate bill start to win the ad wars (USAT)

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