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Tracking trouble: Freight trains carrying hazardous chemicals pose threat

Tracking trouble: Freight trains carrying hazardous chemicals pose threat

With a spate of recent oil train accidents, federal officials and elected leaders are working on regulatory reform that would improve safety. Meanwhile, a Milwaukee alderman held a hearing Wednesday to firm up the city's disaster preparedness.

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Why job growth and cheap gas aren’t doing what they should

Why job growth and cheap gas aren’t doing what they should

Steady hiring is supposed to fire up economic growth. Cheap gasoline is supposed to power consumer spending. Falling unemployment is supposed to boost wages. Low mortgage rates are supposed to spur home buying. America's economic might is supposed to benefit its workers. Yet all those common assumptions about how an economy thrives appear to have broken down during the first three months of 2015.

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