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    • Secret Service motorcade -- without the vice president on board -- strikes and kills a pedestrian (The Hill)
    • Truckers: "As soon as you say 'green', [they] shut down" (Reuters)
    • Pennsylvania Republican leaders urges LaHood to reject state leaders' plan to toll I-80 (Post-Gazette)
    • For seeking a nuclear- and drilling-heavy climate change bill, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) gets censured in his home state (Post & Courier)
    • The recent forced closure of a bridge over Lake Champlain in upstate New York? It could be just the beginning of the problem (AP)
    • The Obama administration is taking action to help ... the airline industry (AP)
    • A pitch to retool highways with adjacent rail lines and embedded electricity transmission (NYT)
    • Explaining the correlation between the relative pollution of cities and their ability to attract new residents (TNR's Avenue)

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