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Amtrak Cascades Service could end on a single popular vote

16 hours ago   |   NARP

By Abe Zumwalt Washington State primarily funds its transit operations from vehicle licensing fees. For a diverse and robust transit network-one which boasts the largest ferry...
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New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces she's running for president in 2020

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces she's running for president in 2020

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Lou Rocco/Getty Images Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is jumping into the 2020 presidential race Tuesday, making her the newest heavy-hitter in what will likely be a...
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Alaska airline to add 3,000 jobs in 2019

Alaska airline to add 3,000 jobs in 2019

1 day ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

Alaska Air Group says it plans to add more than 3,000 jobs this year, with three-fourths of the positions opening in Washington. The Seattle Times reported the Seattle-based...
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A bipartisan solution to the shutdown is a 'futile effort' without Trump's blessing

A bipartisan solution to the shutdown is a 'futile effort' without Trump's blessing

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images A bipartisan working group is trying to create a compromise to end the record-breaking partial government shutdown. Any product they produce will...
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High Speed Rail Came To America 50 Years Ago This Week!

1 day ago   |   NARP

By Bruce Becker - Vice-President of Operations January 1969 witnessed a number of historical events... Led Zeppelin released their first album in the U.S. on January...
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Alaska Airlines to hire over 3,000 frontline employees in 2019

1 day ago   |   Alaska Airlines

Myrcedes recently joined Alaska as a Lounge hospitality host, becoming our 10,000th employee in Washington state. Photo by Ingrid Barrentine. New year, new job? On the heels of...
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Southwest Chief Brings $180M Annually to NM, CO and KS

2 days ago   |   NARP

For Immediate Release (19-1) Contact: Xenophon Strategies - (202) 289-4001 Washington, D.C. - Thwarting plans to replace a portion of Amtrak's Southwest Chief service with a...
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Winter storm bellowed in East U.S. at least 6 died

Winter storm bellowed in East U.S. at least 6 died

2 days ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

Just after a merciless storm brought 20 inches of snow in the Midwest last week, the storm is blowing in East paralyzing Washington with deep layers of snow. Three deaths were...
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The government reportedly paid 32 federal employees during the shutdown by accident, then told them not to spend it

The government reportedly paid 32 federal employees during the shutdown by accident, then told them not to spend it

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images The government accidentally paid 32 federal employees from the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board and Interior...
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4 days ago   |   NARP

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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

All the Off-Road Ford Rangers at the Detroit Auto Show That Aren't the Damn...

All the Off-Road Ford Rangers at the Detroit Auto Show That Aren't the Damn Raptor

Ford had a handful of examples of the new Ranger pickup on the floor at the Detroit Auto Show Monday, many of which were sporting a ton of trail-friendly gear looking. But, for... Read more ...

Top 100 Hotels 2019 by Elite Traveler Revealed

Top 100 Hotels 2019 by Elite Traveler Revealed

Elite Traveler is pleased to announce the official Top 100 Hotels 2019 list, featuring the best of the best in luxury resorts from across the globe. For the third edition, the... Read more ...

Everyone's favorite flip phone from the early 2000s is getting 2019 makeover...

Everyone's favorite flip phone from the early 2000s is getting 2019 makeover - a foldable display

YouTube/PhoneDog Lenovo is reportedly planning to release a new Motorola Razr phone with a foldable display in February 2019. The new Motorola Razr will cost around... Read more ...

China Eastern carry 9.3% more passengers in 2018

China Eastern carry 9.3% more passengers in 2018

China Eastern Airlines Co Ltd, one of the country's three largest State-owned airlines, was projected to have carried 121.1 million passengers in 2018, an annual increase of... Read more ...

London Bridge Station Takes Part In Nationwide Sleepout To Help Runaway Children

London Bridge Station Takes Part In Nationwide Sleepout To Help Runaway Children

London Bridge is joining major railway stations across four of Britain's biggest cities to host a sleepout in aid of vulnerable children who run away from home. Read more ...

Allegiant Airlines to add new base in Grand Rapids

Allegiant Airlines to add new base in Grand Rapids

Allegiant Air will open a new aircraft base in Grand Rapids in June, as it also continues to assess adding long-anticipated international service to its network. Read more ...

Birmingham New Street Takes Part In Nationwide Sleep Out To Help Runaway...

Birmingham New Street Takes Part In Nationwide Sleep Out To Help Runaway Children

Birmingham New Street is joining major railway stations across four of Britain's biggest cities to host a sleepout in aid of vulnerable children who run away from home. Network... Read more ...

First Delta Hotels by Marriott Opens in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex

First Delta Hotels by Marriott Opens in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex

Marriott International announced today the official grand opening of the Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Allen & Watters Creek Convention Center. Read more ...

More than 7 million Chinese tourists will travel during Chinese New Year

More than 7 million Chinese tourists will travel during Chinese New Year

China expects more than 7 million tourists during Lunar New Year holiday. Last year, more than 6.5 million Chinese traveled abroad during the Lunar New Year holiday, compared... Read more ...

First Delta Hotels by Marriott Opens in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex

First Delta Hotels by Marriott Opens in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex

Marriott International announced today the official grand opening of the Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Allen & Watters Creek Convention Center. The first of the Delta Hotels... Read more ...