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PSTA Gets Grant from Florida Department of Transportation to Partner with Uber for Free Rides

PSTA Gets Grant from Florida Department of Transportation to Partner with Uber for Free Rides

In a new kind of public and private partnership, the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is soon going to offer a free ride to those residents with transportation-disadvantage and its partner being none other than Uber Technologies Inc.

Weekly Rig Count from Baker Hughes Show U.S Rigs Add for a Second Consecutive Week

Weekly Rig Count from Baker Hughes Show U.S Rigs Add for a Second Consecutive Week

This week's rig count report from Baker Hughes shows the number of rigs drilling for oil and gas in the U. S. reached 414. That's a spike of six rigs compared to last week. It indicates some positive note from the oil and gas industry as price rises.

City Mayor Says Kansas City is Ready to go “Smart”

City Mayor Says Kansas City is Ready to go “Smart”

The seven finalists out of seventy eight applications for the desired $40-million federal transportation grant are Kansas City, Denver, Pittsburg, Columbus, Austin, Portland, San Francisco. On Thursday, the mayors of these cities made presentations to Foxx in Washington.

Environmental Protection Agency has a Clean-Up Plan for Portland Harbor

Environmental Protection Agency has a Clean-Up Plan for Portland Harbor

On Wednesday, after a long wait finally the federal government released its plans for cleaning up the soil in Lower Willamette River which has been contaminated with cancer-causing substances from years of industrialization.

New Report says Millionaires will Control Fifty Two Percent of World’s Wealth by 2020

New Report says Millionaires will Control Fifty Two Percent of World’s Wealth by 2020

A new report released on Tuesday states that millionaires will have control greater than half of the total wealth in the world by 2020.

Plutonium from Japan Arrived in South Carolina, Trucked to the Savannah River Site

Plutonium from Japan Arrived in South Carolina, Trucked to the Savannah River Site

In spite of objections from Governor Nikki Haley, a shipment of deadly plutonium which is used as an ingredient in nuclear weapons arrived in South Carolina.

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