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Philadelphia Port Sees Growth in Cargo Imports

Port of Philadelphia

Containerized freight in 20- and 40-foot boxes was up 28% in the Philadelphia port in April compared with the same month a year ago, port officials said.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
May 11, 2017
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Duke Energy to Install Anti-Idling System at North Carolina Truck Stop

Duke Energy will spend $300,000 to install a system at a truck stop off Interstate 95 in Kenly, N.C., that will let truckers plug their rigs in rather than let their diesel engines idle.

Richard Stradling | The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
May 11, 2017
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South Carolina Gas-Tax Hike to Become Law After Legislature Overrides Gov. McMaster's Veto

A proposal to raise the South Carolina gas tax will become law after the Legislature overrode Gov. Henry McMaster’s veto May 10.

Cassie Cope | The State (Columbia, S.C.)
May 10, 2017
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Why Alabama Lawmakers Could Still Consider a Fuel Tax Increase

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Back in 1992, when gasoline cost about $1.13 per gallon, the Alabama Legislature hiked the state's fuel tax by a nickel.

John Sharp | Alabama Media Group (Birmingham, Ala.)
May 10, 2017
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Pennsylvania Town Tables Proposed Werner Facility, Again

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The need for a pavement study and intersection analysis kept a proposed trucking facility in Palmer Township, Pa., from gaining planning board approval.

Michelle Merlin | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
May 10, 2017
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After Four-Year Slide, South Florida Trade Prospects Improving

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The dollar volume of trade through the Miami Customs District slid for the fourth straight year in 2016, but there are indications that the long decline may be over.

Mimi Whitefield | Miami Herald
May 10, 2017
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Feds OK $2 Million for Missouri Bridge, Road Repairs as MoDOT Continues Looking for Damage

MoDOT

The federal government on May 10 cleared $2 million in "quick release" funds to repair Missouri's roads and bridges, with state transportation officials saying the process of assessing last week's flood damage is only just beginning.

Adam Aton | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 10, 2017
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Rhode Island's Collection of Truck Registration Fees is Lagging Projections

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A financial relief package expected to help the Rhode Island trucking industry weather the onset of truck tolls is proving more expensive than first thought.

Patrick Anderson | The Providence (R.I.) Journal,
May 10, 2017
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Plan to Ease South Florida Cargo Congestion Back on the Table

A project aimed at helping to solve congestion at South Florida’s ports by utilizing the U.S. 27 corridor from Miami to western Palm Beach County is being revived

Susan Salisbury | The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post
May 9, 2017
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USA Truck Wins ‘Most Valuable Employers for Military’ Award

USA Truck

USA Truck in Van Buren, Ark., is a winner for the 2017 Most Valuable Employers for Military. Awarded by RecruitMilitary, the recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify top employers to target for civilian careers.

Times Record | (Fort Smith, Ark.)
May 9, 2017

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