Study: Wasted Time in Traffic Growing
GasBuddy Blog -- (c) Texas A&M Transportation InstituteIf you needed a study to tell you that traffic is bad and getting worse, the researchers over at Texas A&M University’s Transportation Institute were able to…Continue
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As a young executive at an up-and-coming red light camera company a decade ago, Karen Finley placed a small help-wanted ad in a Chicago newspaper that quietly made a record of what would become one of the biggest bribery scandals in the city's notorious history.
The May 2003 advertisement sought an account manager for Redflex Traffic Systems Inc.'s burgeoning Chicago red light camera program. But the ad failed to note that the position wasn't really open to applicants. And it left out…Continue
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The red-light camera company at the center of a federal bribery investigation established branches of a consulting firm and a nonprofit “traffic safety” group in Columbus to help defend the cameras against opposition in the Ohio legislature.
The groups worked with Columbus officials to keep the city’s Redflex cameras flashing, though city officials said this week that they didn’t know Redflex was behind either the consultant or the nonprofit.
City records requested by The…Continue
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- A drone dropped a package of drugs into a prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight, prison officials said.
The package was dropped July 29 at the Mansfield Correctional Institution, about 65 miles southwest of Cleveland. It contained almost a quarter of an ounce of heroin, over 2 ounces of marijuana and more than 5 ounces of tobacco, JoEllen Smith, a spokeswoman for the…Continue
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Libertopia is a time capsule of the Free State Project from 2008 – 2009. It follows three members of the Free State Project — ordinary citizens attempting to reclaim a voice against a government which they believe shares neither their priorities nor their interests. Often considered radicals in their hometowns, they have begun a mass migration to 21st Century New…Continue
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