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Trucks at Warehouse

September 17, 2018

Trucking capacity on the rebound from ELD mandate dip

Trucking shipments ticked down again in August since spiking in May, while still posting 6% year-over-year growth according to the Cass Freight Index.

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waves crashing land from coastal storm

September 16, 2018 Newswatch

Florence is now a tropical depression, continued flooding expected

Florence, a onetime hurricane that weakened to a tropical depression by Sunday, dumped up to 40 inches of rain on parts of North Carolina since Thursday, and continued to produce widespread heavy rain over much of North Carolina and eastern South Carolina.

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earth hurricane

September 14, 2018 Newswatch

Hong Kong braces for Typhoon Mangkhut

Hong Kong is preparing for Super Typhoon Mangkhut, predicted to make landfall this weekend. It may be the strongest ever tropical storm to lash the city in decades, the Xinhua news agency reported.

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front of the white house outside the gates

September 14, 2018

President Trump signs new Miscellaneous Tariff Bill, rolls back certain tariffs

President Donald Trump has approved the rollback on sanctions on numerous chemicals instituted as part of the country's trade dispute with China by signing a bill to reduce the impact of import tariffs on domestic industry.

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waves crashing land from coastal storm

September 13, 2018 Newswatch

Florence has been downgraded, but major storm surge expected

Florence, now a Category 2 hurricane, is forecast to unleash extreme storm surge, possibly historic flooding rains, and damaging winds in the Carolinas beginning Thursday.

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