Maryann Struman Detroit Free Press Published 3:53 PM EST Dec 26, 2018 Buckle up for safety, including Fido. The Michigan State Police is sending out that warning after an accident weekend accident on I-75 while traveling Up North. A 54-year-old woman who flipped her van on Dec. 23 told a trooper from Houghton Lake that she lost control of the vehicle when her German Shepherd jumped on the dashboard to bark at the wipers, according to a tweet from the agency. A passenger received a minor injury, the agency said, while the dog is fine. The moral of the story is to keep pets restrained while traveling, the agency said. In Ohio, one Cleveland suburb is ticketing drivers who fail to keep their pets restrained under a law that took effect earlier this month. The law, passed by the village of Mantua, classifies drivers holding pets in their lap while operating a motor vehicle as distracted drivers, according to www.cleveland19.com. Read more: Motorists are … [Read more...] about Woman flips van after dog barks at wipers on I-75 in Michigan
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CAMBRIDGE, Ohio—The angry old white men in this no-frills meeting room in a $55-a-night hotel off Interstate 70 are mostly retired truck drivers and coal miners, the kind of blue-collar voters without college degrees who tend to get quoted in Rust Belt diners, defending President Donald Trump. They believe the system is rigged, that America has broken its promises to its working class, that the citizens who transport its goods, extract its energy, and shower after work rather than before have been shafted and forgotten. And while “economic anxiety” has become a punchline for pundits who believe Trump’s popularity with this demographic has more to do with racial resentment than trade or wages or health care, the economic anxiety in this room is real. These retirees are at risk of losing the pensions they worked for decades to secure, which is why they’ve gathered to hear the man they trust the most to fight for them in Washington. It’s not Trump. In … [Read more...] about Trump Flipped Ohio in 2016. Can Dems Flip It in 2018 By Going Old School?
Published June 29, 2018 Markets Motley Fool Facebook Twitter Comments Print The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference CallJun. 29, 2018 11:00 a.m. ET Contents: Continue Reading Below Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator [Operator instructions] Hello, and welcome to The Greenbrier Companies third quarter of fiscal year 2018 earnings call. [Operator instructions] At the request of The Greenbrier Companies, this conference call is being recorded for instant replay purposes. At this time, I would like to turn this conference over to Mr. Justin Roberts, vice President and treasurer. Mr. Roberts, you may begin. Advertisement Justin Roberts -- Vice President and Treasurer Thank you, Marqi. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to our third-quarter 2018 conference call. On today's call, I'm joined by Greenbrier's chairman and CEO, Bill Furman; and Lorie Tekorius, executive vice president … [Read more...] about The Greenbrier Companies (GBX) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
HAMMOND – Calumet Avenue between Michigan and Sibley streets is closed until further notice after a site inspection Thursday revealed a massive cavity beneath the roadway tied to INDOT's reconstruction work. An Indiana Department of Transportation contractor accidentally pierced the top of an 84-inch brick sewer May 4 during the course of INDOT's reconstruction of the Calumet Avenue Bridge over the Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad, according to a city news release. Southbound lanes are closed due to the ground underneath being washed out.Northbound lanes were still open as of Thursday afternoon, but a city engineering department official said northbound lanes will have to be closed to traffic during repairs. Attempts by the contractor to shore up the area and keep the roadway open have been unsuccessful since the May 4 incident. The roadway was being supported by only a 6-inch slab of reinforced concrete slab. INDOT’s contractor will begin immediately … [Read more...] about UPDATE: Calumet Avenue in Hammond closed after site inspection discovers massive cavity below roadway
HAMMOND – Calumet Avenue between Michigan and Sibley streets is closed under further notice after a site inspection today revealed a massive cavity beneath the roadway tied to INDOT's reconstruction work. Southbound lanes are closed due to the ground underneath being washed out. Northbound lanes are open for now, but a city engineering department official said the northbound lanes will have to be closed during repairs. During the course of the Indiana Department of Transportation's reconstruction of the Calumet Avenue Bridge over the Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad, an INDOT contractor pierced the top of an 84-foot brick sewer on May 4, according to a city news release. Attempts by the contractor since then to shore up the area and keep the roadway open have been unsuccessful. The roadway was being supported by only a 6-inch slab of reinforced concrete slab. Hammond Sanitary District Sewer Maintenance crews performed a visual inspection of the inside of … [Read more...] about Calumet Avenue in Hammond closed after site inspection discovers massive cavity below roadway