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2014-05-04 12:20:23

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., May 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) and its members sadly mourn the passing of former House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman James L. "Jim" Oberstar (D-Minn.), who died yesterday at his home in Potomac, Md. He was 79. ATSSA President and CEO Roger Wentz stated, "As a stalwart champion of America's roadway safety infrastructure, the nation has lost an ardent transportation leader,...

2014-04-02 08:22:23

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) announced today that it has awarded U.S. Representative John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-Tenn.) its prestigious Roadway Safety Champion Award. Duncan, who has been a longtime roadway safety champion, has worked tirelessly to ensure that work zone safety remained a focus in the most recent transportation authorization, MAP-21. Duncan understands the importance of ensuring that...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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