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Traffic deaths: A surprising dimension of the red state-blue state divide

By Stuart Silverstein
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The nation’s red and blue states often are miles apart in social attitudes and, of course, political outlook. It turns out that they also divide into distinct camps when it comes to a grimmer measure — fatal traffic accidents.


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Obama administration heeds industry call to ease rail safety rules

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The Obama administration yesterday announced that it will scale back federal rail safety rules spurred by a Southern California train wreck in 2008 that killed 25 people and hurt 135 others.


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Railroad industry fights safety rules

By Justine Sharrock, Stuart Silverstein, and Laurie Udesky
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Less than four years after a California train disaster spurred passage of major safety legislation, railroad companies are pushing hard to relax the law’s chief provision.


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Report says food safety threats overwhelm regulators

By Stuart Silverstein
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Every year millions of Americans are sickened, and thousands die, from foodborne diseases.


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A single senator plugs up pipeline safety bill

By Stuart Silverstein
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Prompted by last year’s deadly gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Calif., lawmakers in Washington moved uncharacteristically quickly. The Senate Finance Committee in May unanimously passed the Pipeline Transportation Safety Improvement Act of 2011 to toughen regulations. As the San Francisco Chronicle reports, support for the legislation was so broad that Senate Democrats initiated steps to get it passed by unanimous consent.


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