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(The Center Square) – A gas shortage is expected this summer not because there won’t be enough fuel but because there aren’t enough highly trained and licensed tanker drivers to transport it.

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It is past time for the feds to take the wheel on an investigation of so-called self-driving vehicles. A recent fatal crash of a Tesla near Houston — a crash in which no one was behind the wheel of the vehicle — has sparked the interest of two federal agencies. What took so long? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board said April 19 they ...

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CHICAGO — Helmut Jahn, the famous German architect behind some of Chicago’s most impressive buildings, died when he was struck by two vehicles while riding his bicycle Saturday afternoon, according to Campton Hills, Illinois, police. He was 81. Jahn was riding his bicycle northeast on Old Lafox Road, approaching its T-shaped intersection with Burlington Road about 3:30 p.m. Saturday “and ...

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CHICAGO — Helmut Jahn, the famous German architect behind some of Chicago’s most impressive buildings, died when he was struck by two vehicles while riding his bicycle Saturday afternoon, according to Campton Hills, Illinois, police. He was 81. Jahn was riding his bicycle northeast on Old Lafox Road, approaching its T-shaped intersection with Burlington Road about 3:30 p.m. Saturday “and ...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 302nd Airlift Wing, based at Peterson Air Force Base, will partner with the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies in a joint wildland firefighting training exercise next week. The training will take place Tuesday through Friday, weather permitting, and will center on the use of the Modular Airborne Firefighting System, or MAFFS. The MAFFS is a portable fire ...

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Just mere days after a huge brawl at Miami International Airport, another massive fight broke out in the terminal Tuesday night. The mayhem was captured in cellphone footage taken by multiple onlookers at Gate G-15 by the Southwest Airlines counter. One person ended up arrested. The fight is part of a troubling trend airports across the nation are seeing, now that many people have resumed ...

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The union representing American Airlines flight attendants is lashing out at a memo from company leaders urging them to forgo getting food and hustle to get to planes on time, even when being called in last minute to crew a flight. In a letter to members Thursday, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants said guidance from the company for getting to planes earlier was “insulting” ...

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A Fort Jackson soldier accused of hijacking a school bus full of kids will remain in jail after waiving a court hearing. Jovan Collazo, 23, of New Jersey, waived his Friday bond hearing at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center, Richland County Solicitor Byron Gipson confirmed. Richland County Public Defender Fielding Pringle is Collazo’s defense attorney. She can request that the ...

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With the Biden administration pushing bigger carbon dioxide reduction targets, Dodge's rumbling V-8 engines could be looking at extinction. Dodge in recent years has honed its image as a performance brand. It has streamlined its lineup. It's offered its supercharged Hellcat engine in coupes, sedans and SUVs, and it's taken pride in its "brotherhood of muscle" fanbase. Despite its vehicles' ...