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Points of Interest: Sinkhole Under Corvette Museum is Swallowing Cars, Bad Day for Bieber Art

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 12th 2014 10:39 AM
A sinkhole under the Corvette Museum that's swallowing cars, Justin Bieber waxwork being removed from New York's Madame Tussauds and Indianapolis Airport not hanging Bieber-inspired are among today's points of interest.
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Points of Interest: Pre-Olympics Toothpaste-Tube Bomb Warning, Wingman App Facilities In-Flight Pickups

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 6th 2014 10:02 AM
Airlines warned of possible toothpaste-tube bombs ahead of the Olympics, an app that facilities in-flight pick-ups and a TSA officer at Bush IAH arrested and accused of making a terroristic threat are among today's points of interest.
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Amtrak Train Hits, Kills Man; Later Runs Over a Second Man's Body

by Zach Everson. Posted Jan 14th 2014 12:54 PM
An Amtrak train hit and killed a man in Durham, N.C. on Sunday. After a three-hour delay, the train resumed its trip where, in Greensboro, N.C., it ran over the body of a second man, who'd just been hit by a different train.
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Experience the East Coast's Crappy Thanksgiving Travel, via Instagram

by Zach Everson. Posted Nov 27th 2013 11:41 AM
Are you the type of person who likes to vicariously experience other people's travel misery? If so,
  • What's wrong with you?
  • You're in the right place.
These Instagram photos show East Coast travelers trying to deal with both the Thanksgiving crowds and a massive storm.
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Sen. Chuck Schumer: Amtrak Should Have 'No Ride' Lists

by Kate Auletta. Posted May 9th 2011 11:30 AM

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New York Senator Chuck Schumer has called for a "no-ride" list for Amtrak trains for fear of terrorist attacks on the nation's train system.
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