(Northampton, MA) - A hundred railroad workers have descended upon Northampton. They’re staying in camp cars parked on the tracks in the Ward 3 neighborhood. Three bright orange generators are running to power the camp. Neighbors are unhappy about the non-stop noise, fumes, and bright work lights. The workers are laying the track for the 83-million-dollar “knowledge corridor.”
The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.
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U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid government shutdown this year.
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