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2011-08-04 16:27:00

Teamsters President Condemns Republicans for Hostage Taking WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today praised the Senate and administration officials for acting responsibly and ending the impasse over Federal Aviation Administration spending. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) According to news reports, the Senate has agreed to a compromise with House Republicans. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood agreed...

2011-05-23 09:51:00

REHOBOTH, Mass., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safety Record, Safety Research & Strategies' watchdog publication, published its new findings on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC) reports on Toyota Unintended Acceleration. Following extensive review of those reports and previously unavailable documents recently released by NHTSA and interviews with numerous scientists and experts, the authors found...

2011-05-18 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will formally launch a joint Department of Transportation (USDOT)/Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) initiative known as Transportation YOU during his headline appearance at WTS's Annual Conference Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 19, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 5 Embarcadero Center in San Francisco. Transportation YOU -- a science, technology, engineering and mathematics program designed to...

2011-05-17 15:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood toured the construction site where Nissan is building a state-of-the-art facility to manufacture advanced lithium-ion batteries. The plant, which will be the largest in the country capable of manufacturing lithium-ion batteries for automotive applications, will produce the battery packs powering the Nissan LEAF, the world's first affordable, mass-market, all-electric vehicle. (Photo:...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'