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Feds To Tour Rio Grande Valley Over Barriers To Special Education Access

(AP) – The U.S. Department of Education plans to send officials to tour Texas and take public comment on the state reportedly capping student enrollment in special education.  Federal officials will visit Houston, Dallas, Austin, El Paso and the Rio Grande Valley next month. Members of the public unable to attend sessions can leave online […]


Feds Target Sleep Apnea, Speeding After Deadly Train Crash

(AP) – Federal regulators want all U.S. train operators tested for sleep apnea after the engineer in September’s deadly New Jersey commuter train crash was found to have the fatigue-inducing disorder.  The Federal Railroad Administration issued a safety advisory Friday calling for screening and treatment. It says engineers with severe sleep disorders shouldn’t operate trains […]


Kerry: US, Russia Studying New Ideas To Stop Syria Fighting

(AP) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he has exchanged “ideas” with his Russian counterpart on how to stop the fighting in Aleppo, Syria.  He says the ideas will be tested in follow-up discussions next week. He didn’t elaborate. After meeting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Friday in Rome, Kerry said “nobody is […]