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Minneapolis Bridge Collapse

Andrea Stone

Homeland Security Budget Cuts Leaving Cities On Their Own

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis collapsed in 2007, a specially equipped urban search and rescue team based in the Twin Cities respo...

Inspectors General Save Taxpayers Billions, Earn Plaques From Eric Holder

Corbin Hiar | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Corbin Hiar

Government watchdogs identified potential savings of $87.2 billion in 2010 in investigations of everything from defective drugs to disaster loan fraud, according a study by the U.S. inspectors general oversight organization.

Minn. Bridge Collapse Widow Adopts Haitian Twins

AP | JEFF BAENEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

BLAINE, Minn. — Betsy Sathers wears the glow of a new mother as she perches on the couch in her family room, smiling and chatting with visitors ...

Arthur Delaney

Few Earmarks For Bridge Repairs After Minnesota Collapse

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amid the national hand-wringing after the Minnesota bridge collapse of 2007, members of Congress earmarked 10 times more money for new transportation ...

Decades Are Only "From Hell" If We Make Them

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

In the 2010s, I don't think we can afford to sit around watching CNBC and waiting for the Decade Gods to automatically turn everything green as some sort of karmic balance for the awfulness of the 2000s.

Little Progress Since Bridge Collapse

AP | ROBERT TANNER, STEVE KARNOWSKI and FRANK BASS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS — A year after the worst U.S. bridge collapse in a generation brought calls for immediate repairs to other spans, two of every three...