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GOP TRAIN ACCIDENT
CROZET, Va. – Witnesses told investigators that a garbage truck struck by a train carrying Republican congressmen through rural Virginia entered the railroad crossing after the safety gates had come down, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report released Wednesday. By Denise Lavoie and Heidi Brown. SENT: 700 words, photo.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With teachers and some other public workers planning a statewide walkout Thursday and Friday over pay