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Eastern Storms Likely To Snarl Thanksgiving Travel

The New York Times reports: It’s going to be an unsettled lead-up to Thanksgiving in much of the eastern United States, as a large, moisture-loaded storm system sweeps across the region. The storm could slow air and ground transportation on Tuesday and Wednesday, two of the busiest travel days of the year. A storm system that is developing over the …

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Amtrak Seeks Additional $4.9 Billion To Stay Afloat

Roll Call reports: The new chief of Amtrak told a House subcommittee Wednesday that his government-subsidized company will need an additional $4.9 billion from taxpayers to avoid sweeping service cuts and job losses after Oct. 1 William J. Flynn, who became president and CEO of Amtrak in April, said the company, which received $1 billion from a roughly $2 trillion …

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