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Workers fix a sewer main below the sidewalk in Mid City New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. The city of New Orleans is perhaps one of the best examples of what President Donald Trump calls the country’s “crumbling infrastructure.” City officials say New Orleans needs more than $11 billion to update key parts of its infrastructure. The city has about $2 billion in hand, but it’s not clear that Trump’s bold plan will help make up the gap. New Orleans’ mayor says Trump’s proposal puts the onus on cities and states to raise taxes and fees to pay for the improvements. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 03, 2018 - 9:34 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When a heavy rain hits New Orleans, residents move their cars to higher ground for fear of fast-rising street flooding. Knee-deep potholes can eat a car's fender. When pressure drops in the city's aging water delivery system, restaurants and cafes have to boil water to feed...
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This Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 still frame from video provided by KCBS-TV shows a Tesla Model S electric car that has crashed into a fire engine on Interstate 405 in Culver City, Calif. Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the crash of the car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. National Transportation Safety Board send investigators to Culver City on Tuesday, while the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed Wednesday, Jan. 24, that it is also dispatching a special team "to investigate the crash and assess lessons learned." (KCBS-TV via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 6:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. It's the second time the National Transportation Safety Board and the National Highway Traffic...
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January 24, 2018 - 2:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. It's the second time the board has looked into a Tesla crash, and likely means that it wants...
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Blythe Kiser, 8, enjoys a ride on a saucer sled Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Nash Community College in Rocky Mount, N.C. (Alan Campbell/The Rocky Mount Telegram via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 7:06 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners awaited a big thaw that would end days of icy roads, broken pipes, snow and numbing cold after a fierce winter storm blasted their normally mild region. For the third straight night, state troopers warned of ice making roads and highways treacherous after the snow...
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Blythe Kiser, 8, enjoys a ride on a saucer sled Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Nash Community College in Rocky Mount, N.C. (Alan Campbell/The Rocky Mount Telegram via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 6:25 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners awaited a big thaw that would end days of icy roads, broken pipes, snow and numbing cold after a fierce winter storm blasted their normally mild region. For the third straight night, stare troopers warned of ice making roads and highways treacherous after the snow...
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Dominic Tamerlano, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., walks down a street, Thursday, Jan 18, 2018. Colder than normal temperatures greeted South Floridians Thursday morning. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 5:25 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way Thursday out of a snowy deep freeze that caused a standstill across much of a region accustomed to mild winters. At least 15 people died, including a baby in a car that slid off an icy street outside New Orleans, and a 6-year-...
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Dominic Tamerlano, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., walks down a street, Thursday, Jan 18, 2018. Colder than normal temperatures greeted South Floridians Thursday morning. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 4:23 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way Thursday out of a snowy deep freeze that caused a standstill across much of a region accustomed to mild winters. At least 15 people died, including a baby in a car that slid off an icy overpass outside New Orleans, and a 6-year-...
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Dominic Tamerlano, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., walks down a street, Thursday, Jan 18, 2018. Colder than normal temperatures greeted South Floridians Thursday morning. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 1:29 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The deep freeze that shut down much of the South began to relent Thursday as crews salted and cleared roads after a slow-moving storm left ice and snow in places that usually enjoy mild winters. At least 15 people died in accidents and frigid weather. Even after the storm blew...
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Snow gently falls around the James Brown statue during a a rare snowstorm in downtown Augusta, Ga., Wednesday morning, Jan. 17, 2018. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 9:10 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The deep freeze that killed 10 people and shut down much of the South began to relent Thursday, but several states were still dealing with the lingering effects of the slow-moving storm that dumped up to 12 inches (30 centimeters) of snow in central North Carolina. The snow had...
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A man walks through steam venting from a building in the cold weather in Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The South awoke on Wednesday to a two-part Arctic mess. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, and then came the below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans and other cities. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
January 17, 2018 - 8:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a corner of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather. At least 10 people died, including a baby in a car...
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