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Railroad retiree from Md. gets 18 months for tax evasion

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — An ex-railroad worker from Maryland who ran a West Virginia scrap yard while collecting disability checks will spend 18 months in prison for tax evasion. Fifty-year-old Kenneth Harold Hogan of Oldtown, Md., was sentenced in U.S. District ...

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Two largest short-line railroads to merge

GREENWICH, Conn. — Genesee & Wyoming said Monday that it will buy RailAmerica for about $1.39 billion in a deal that combines the two largest short-line and regional rail operators in North America. The combined company will operate 108 railroads ...

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Congress about to kill high-speed train program

WASHINGTON — Congress is on the verge of killing funding for President Barack Obama’s signature high-speed rail program, but it may have some life in it still. Republican lawmakers are claiming credit for killing the program. But billions of dollars ...

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Maryland metal recyclers taking precautions

HAGERSTOWN — Jack Metzner and Bill Wright say they are frustrated that Conservit Inc. is associated in some people’s minds with the ongoing problem of metal thefts. They are aware there are those who say there wouldn’t be a problem ...

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