The port’s entertainment expenses are beyond scrutiny (Virginian-Pilot)
The Virginia Port Authority spent $556,225 to market the port, court potential business partners and entertain clients in its most recent fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2008. Details of how that money is spent has been public for years. Not anymore.
Dumped GM, Chrysler dealers endure grieving process (USA Today)
early 2,000 car dealers spent the weekend asking themselves: What now? General Motors(GM) told 1,100 dealers Friday that they would lose their franchises by October 2010. Thursday, Chryslertold 789 dealers they would be shut by June 9. Many dealers plan to fight by filing appeals with the manufacturers or mounting legal battles in court. Others say they’ll switch to selling only used cars and continue doing repair work for their customers.
Stop This Train! (Slate)
There is at least one technology in America, however, that is worse now than it was in the early 20th century: the train.
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