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Proposed High-Speed Rail Routes Into South Texas Unveiled

A major transportation study is being done to determine the feasibility of high-speed rail service through Texas that could include the Rio Grande Valley. The Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation have unveiled several options for high-speed rail routes connecting Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, and South Texas. A Draft Environmental Impact […]


Man Convicted In Chandra Levy’s Death Won’t Be Retried

(AP) – Prosecutors say they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy.  The U.S. Attorney’s office said in a statement Thursday that the office has moved to dismiss the case charging Ingmar Guandique with Levy’s 2001 murder. According to the statement, prosecutors concluded they could not convict Guandique “based on […]


Federal Police In Brazil Arrest Man Suspected Of Links To Terrorism

(AP) – Brazilian federal police say they’ve arrested a 28-year-old Brazilian-Lebanese man suspected of ties to terrorism.  The attorney for Chaer Kalaun told journalists at Rio de Janeiro police headquarters that his client only posted messages on social media and never intended to attack the Olympics that start Aug. 5. Police didn’t describe possible charges. […]