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2014-07-11 23:09:12

In cases brought by the law firm of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP of St. Louis on behalf of injured railroad workers, two courts have ruled favorably to workers that FELA judgments are not subject to tax withholding under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA). Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 In cases brought by the law firm of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP of St. Louis on behalf of injured railroad workers, two courts have ruled favorably to workers that FELA...

2014-07-10 23:01:14

On May 28, 2014, an Illinois appellate court upheld a $1,779,000 jury verdict in favor of George Mitchell, who suffered disabling cumulative trauma neck injuries after working over 14 years as a track laborer for BNSF. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 On May 28, 2014 Schlichter Bogard & Denton reports that an Illinois appellate court upheld a $1,779,000 jury verdict in favor of George Mitchell (2014 IL App (3d) 120664-U), who suffered disabling cumulative trauma neck injuries...

2014-06-26 08:28:46

Grant will assist Invictus Foundation(TM) in raising awareness of behavioral health services provided to military members, veterans and their families. SEATTLE, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invictus Foundation(TM), a national nonprofit organization providing individual and family behavioral health counseling services with licensed behavioral health practitioners to military members, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their families, announces a grant from BNSF Railway to expand...

2014-05-12 12:21:16

Additional Food Industry Development Expected at RidgePort Logistics Center WILMINGTON, Ill., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridge Development today announces the official launch of TransCold Express, a hub-to-hub refrigerated boxcar service operated by McKay TransCold that runs bi-directionally between Wilmington, Illinois, and Selma, California. As the first refrigerated boxcar unit train connecting the Midwest and West Coast in over half a century, TransCold Express presents produce...

2014-04-07 08:21:03

Norfolk Southern, Genesee & Wyoming CEOs to address changes on Class I, short-line railroads; More rail shipper presentations scheduled SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Navigating the Changing Landscape" is the theme of the 2014 North American Rail Shippers meeting (www.railshippers.com) in San Francisco, May 28-30, at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel. This year's agenda includes chief executive officers from both Norfolk Southern and Genesee & Wyoming, operator of 111...

2014-03-25 23:36:07

BulkLoads.com reports a triple increase in load postings from one year ago while shippers report increase in freight rates. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Several news sources have reported in recent weeks that BNSF railway operations in North Dakota are at least three weeks delayed (http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/bnsf-pledges-caught-ag-shipments-22885754). While BNSF President and CEO, Carol Ice, has said the delays are not a result of increased crude-by-rail shipments, other...

2014-03-03 12:21:21

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan based Federated Railways, Inc., an affiliate of Federated Capital Corporation, has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Rail Logistics, LC., including its "Cold Train" Express Intermodal Service. The new subsidiary will be called "Federated Cold Train, LLC." and will conduct business as Cold Train. The company will maintain its current management team and staff, including Steve Lawson as...

2014-02-05 08:21:35

Critical infrastructure from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest includes Ports, Rail and Highways QUINCY, Wash., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Port of Quincy is participating in a major effort to improve rail freight movement across the Great Northern Corridor, which spans the northern tier of the western United States from the Puget Sound (Seattle & Tacoma, WA area) and the Lower Columbia River (Portland, OR, Longview, WA, and Vancouver, WA areas) to Chicago...

2014-01-17 08:20:24

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington State House Transportation Committee held a Special Legislative Work Session on January 15(th) in Olympia, Washington about the Cold Train Express Intermodal Service and Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal, and how they are helping to provide Washington state apple farmers and shippers a cost effective and efficient option to ship apples from Washington State (on BNSF Railway) to 20 states in the Midwest and East Coast,...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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