Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Nation
What really happens if the federal government shuts down?

What really happens if the federal government shuts down?

WASHINGTON — The world won't end if a dysfunctional Washington can't find a way to pass a funding bill before this weekend.

South's slow-motion freeze begins to relent

South's slow-motion freeze begins to relent

DURHAM, N.C. — The deep freeze that killed 10 people and shut down much of the South began to relent Thursday, but several states were still dealing with the lingering effects of the slow-moving storm that dumped up to 12 inches of snow in central North Carolina.

Fleet Advantage secures $1B in total lease originations

Fleet Advantage secures $1B in total lease originations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Fleet Advantage, a provider of truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing and lifecycle cost management, said Wednesday it had reached what the company called “a significant company milestone” in securing $1 billion in total lease originations, with more than $200 million in originations in 2017 alone.

Snow and ice across the South close highways, schools and business, cause multiple wrecks

Snow and ice across the South close highways, schools and business, cause multiple wrecks

ATLANTA — A thin layer of snow and ice across the South closed highways, schools and government offices and sent cars sliding off the road Wednesday, while a blast of cold air broke records as far south as the Gulf Coast.

HELP opens 7 new service sites in North Carolina

HELP opens 7 new service sites in North Carolina

PHOENIX— HELP Inc., the nonprofit provider of PrePass weigh station bypass services, has opened seven new operational locations in North Carolina. These sites are in addition to the PrePass sites on I-85 at Hillsborough, which have been in service since 2015.

NATSO Foundation: Travel stop industry plays vital role in combating trafficking

NATSO Foundation: Travel stop industry plays vital role in combating trafficking

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — NATSO Foundation President Lisa Mullings Wednesday told members of the House Committee on Homeland Security that the truck stop and travel plaza industry plays a vital role in combating human trafficking that takes place along the nation’s Interstate Highway System.

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