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Metro Makes Effort to Hire More Police to Patrol Trains

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Metrolink makes the first move to hire more police to patrol the trains.

After two recent fatal shootings along the Metrolink line, Metro President and CEO John Nations is calling for $20 million more in security spending – enough to put a cop on every train and platform. 108 more words

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Hit & Run - Against the law in all states

Hit and Run, or Leaving the Scene of an Accident,  is not just against the law, it is not good karma. And in the end, they always get their man, even if it is with a warrant. 286 more words

Car Accidents

Why Are We There?

The United States recently dropped an enormous bomb, one of the biggest non-nuclear weapons in existence, in Afghanistan.  We dropped it apparently on ISIS fighters.  So why in the world are we in Afghanistan?.   306 more words

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Smartphones May Be To Blame For Unprecedented Spike In Pedestrian Deaths

By Matt McFarland

PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — It’s a dangerous world for pedestrians, and smartphones aren’t helping.

A new report estimates that in 2016, the United States saw its largest annual increase in pedestrian fatalities since such record keeping began 40 years ago. 335 more words

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Secondhand News

Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City, January 2002

YOU can take the girl out of the newspaper but you can’t take the newspaper out of the girl. 409 more words

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Kansas has 22 percent increase in traffic fatalities in 2016

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas recorded a 22 percent increase in traffic fatalities in 2016 compared with the previous year, and one state trooper says distracted driving is the main reason. 107 more words

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