More than 500 pounds of explosives stolen from train!

   Federal law enforcement investigators are searching in at least three states for more than 500 pounds of explosives stolen from a CSX train, CBS News has learned. CBS News Justice Department and Homeland Security correspondent Jeff Pegues reported a law enforcement source says the amount stolen has authorities concerned that the explosives could fall…

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New Power from Old

    The morning of Aug. 21, a CSX train passed through Huntington eastbound and on toward Virginia. Behind the two, six-axle locomotives at the head of the train were several dozen tank cars holding hazmat placards bearing the number 1267 — petroleum crude oil. Trains carrying crude oil have multiplied the past few years…

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Wisconsin Judge Agrees with IAM, Rules Against ‘Right-to-Work’ Law

A Wisconsin judge has sided with the Machinists Union in a case challenging the state’s private sector “right-to-work” law. IAM Local 1061 in Milwaukee, the Wisconsin AFL-CIO and United Steelworkers District 2 in Menasha, WI argued the law was an unlawful seizure of property because it required private-sector unions to extend benefits to workers who…

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