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    • You may have seen the disturbing Guatemala City sinkhole -- but how did it happen? A look at the street engineering behind the scare (ABC)
    • Lawmakers offer bills providing subsidies, incentives for electric car expansion (Det. News)
    • Vermont becomes latest state to criminalize texting and cell phone use by drivers (AP)
    • Caterpillar boosts its rail business with $820m acquisition (Bloomberg)
    • Alabama governor launches new efficiency initiative for state's auto industry (AP)
    • Michigan officials plot a coming push for high-speed rail funding (Press & Guide)
    • Rhode Island lawmakers approve study of future transition to vehicle mileage tax (
    • A look at South Africa's infrastructure preparations for this month's World Cup (VOA)

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