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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — With its just-opened million-dollar makeover, the Union Pacific Railroad Museum beckons visitors of all ages to downtown Council Bluffs. But to get the full experience, be sure to bring a kid along. Youngsters are more likely...
PolitiCalGov. Jerry Brown’s new budget proposal includes a provision that would limit legal liability for causing wildfires, a clause that the U.S. attorney in Sacramento on Thursday blasted as a “fairly cynical attempt” to benefit the powerful...
TribLocal - Northbrook » NewsA piece of Commonwealth Edison property could be the ticket to completing a long-stalled segment of a North Shore bicycle and pedestrian trail through Northbrook. …...
L.A. NOWState bullet train officials set the stage for possible legal challenges from powerful Central Valley farming interests by approving the environmental review for an initial section of track to be built from Merced to Fresno....
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsUpdate: Police in Russell have identified the 9-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a train on Thursday as Isaac Ehrlich. The Russell Police Department says the boy was hit by an eastbound train just after eleven o'clock Thursday morning. He died...
The driver of a vehicle pushed off railroad tracks and onto its side Tuesday by a freight train in Wheaton was able to exit his vehicle on his own, Wheaton police said. A 52-year-old Wheaton man was transported to Central DuPage Hospital for...
One of the most ambitious tractor plans envisioned an overland traction engine capable of traveling from East to West Coast. In 1865, Jesse Fry started to build a traction engine for the purpose of hauling immigrants, freight, wagons and passengers...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) continues to work with state and local partners to clean up and monitor the sulfuric acid spill from Union Pacific Railroad’s rail yard in Herington. “Recent measurements indicate that...
Elden Hughes, a crusader for wild places and a leader of the Sierra Club's battles to protect desert wilderness from development and abuse, has died. He was 80. Hughes, who died of prostate cancer early Sunday at his home in Joshua Tree, Calif., was a...
A man was found dead, apparently struck by a train, along a railroad line in Joliet early this morning, authorities said. The man, 37 and from Joliet, was declared dead at 6:20 a.m. on the scene north of Zurich Road, east of McKinley Street in Joliet,...
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TribLocal - Elgin » NewsPace has announced new service changes, effective Monday, for routes 801 and 802 in the Kane County area, as well as information on the new …...
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