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New Proposal Could Increase Maximum Weight Of Tractor Trailers

There’s a push on Capitol Hill to keep big rigs from getting even bigger. A new proposal could increase the maximum weight of tractor trailers.

06/02/2011

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Officials: Shutdown Would Cripple D.C.

Trash would go uncollected, parking tickets wouldn’t be issued and about 14,000 District of Columbia employees would be furloughed in the event of a federal government shutdown, D.C. officials said Wednesday.

04/07/2011

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