NEWS

Sunset Limited Line Survives Senate Vote
http://www.boston.com/news/nation/washington/articles/2007/10/31/senate_votes_to_increase_funding_for_amtrak_service/

DOT’s administrator cautions L.A., Long Beach ports on changes
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2007/Oct07/102907/103007-01.htm

Diesel-fueled Trucks Drive Up Air Pollution Exposure For Commuters
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/10/071030150952.htm

Big-rig crash kills 1, snarls the 405
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bigrig31oct31,1,1401548.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true

Morning Report: Two killed in crash on Highway 126
http://venturacountystar.com/news/2007/oct/31/morning-report-two-killed-crash-highway-126/

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