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Today’s Headlines

7:50 AM EST on January 5, 2010

    • Republicans still hammering away at the House jobs bill as it edges toward a stop in the Senate (AP)
    • Add Nebraska to the list of states considering a gas-tax increase to solve the frustrating puzzle of transportation finance (NP Telegraph)
    • GOP senators may not be able to stop the Obama administration from requiring that climate change be a factor in environmental reviews of federal transport projects (LAT)
    • A local ed board throws its weight behind Pennsylvania's bid to toll I-80 (GoErie.com)
    • One columnist asks: Why pooh-pooh America's high-speed rail potential? (NYT)
    • St. Louis is poised for a transit-oriented development boom-let this year (STL Today)
    • Can one man's dream of urban farming help revitalize Detroit? (Fortune via Richard Florida)

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