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101-year-old Merrill Pittman Cooper recently received an honorary diploma.

Man headed to Twin Cities on Megabus called “hero” for tackling an armed passenger. — KARE 11 (@kare11) May 14, 2015 Kenneth Smith wants everyone to know he isn’t a hero, but since tackling an armed passenger on a Megabus, many people believe otherwise. The 28-year-old was on the Chicago bus heading to […]

UPDATE: Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:00 PM ET – According to the fire commissioner, an eighth victim has been pulled from the Amtrak wreckage in Pennsylvania, CNN writes. All 243 people aboard have been accounted for. ————- The engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing seven and injuring 200, has no recollection […]

Roland talks with Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood about the need for money to be allocated among states to supported disadvantaged and women-owned businesses. Roland stresses the importance of improving job prospects in fields like transportation and infrastructure, which are disproportionately saturated with African-American employees.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — When the Rev. George Davis learned the government was coming to take his family’s home to make room for a shiny new interstate, he told his loved ones he’d defend 304 Rondo Avenue with a shotgun.