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Trump Had Big Plans To Repair Our Crumbling Infrastructure. Here’s What America Got Instead.
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Instead of investing in roads, bridges and trains, the Trump administration has pumped money into the Pentagon.
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Domino's Pizza Unveils U.S. Infrastructure Project Filling Potholes
By Aarthi Swaminathan, Yahoo! Finance
Domino’s Pizza ($DPZ) is filling in potholes in towns across the U.S. with a new ’”Paving for Pizza” initiative. The American
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An Empire Of Nothing At All? The U.S. Military Takes Us Through The Gates Of Hell
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The Problem With Facebook Is No One Can Agree On A Metaphor
But history may have already handed us the right one.
'Singing' Road Is Driving Dutch Villagers Crazy
It was a fun idea, "but not 24 hours a day," said a man who lives near the road.
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Trump Says Infrastructure Overhaul Will Likely Have To Wait Until After Midterms
It’s an admission rooted in political reality and the congressional calendar.
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U.S. Blames Russia For Cyberattacks On Electricity Grid
By Dustin Volz and Timothy Gardner, Reuters
The move marks the first time the United States has publicly accused Moscow of hacking into American energy infrastructure.
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Trump's 'Infrastructure Week' Crumbles Again
Talk of fixing roads and bridges was upstaged by domestic abuse, a porn star, mass murder -- and presidential bumbling.
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Eastern Kentucky's Struggle With Water Symbolizes America's Crumbling Infrastructure
By Lyndsey Gilpin, On assignment for HuffPost
But local communities are starting to take back control.
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Do You Like Paying Tolls? You're Gonna Love Trump's Infrastructure Plan
The proposal would allow more states to toll interstate highways.
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Trump's New Infrastructure Plan Is Kind Of Underwhelming
The “big league” president goes small on infrastructure.
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Trump Was Silent On Deficits And Debt In State Of The Union Speech
Fiscal conservatism takes a hit.
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White House Open To Gas Tax Hike To Pay For Infrastructure Upgrades
But only if Congress agrees.
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Watch The Moment This Puerto Rican School Gets Power Back After 112 Long Days
After more than 100 days without electricity, this video captures the moment a school in Puerto Rico finally turns the lights back on.
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Children Forced To 'Deal With It' And Bundle Up As Classrooms Lose Heat
Up and down the East Coast, the incoming storm is making infrastructure problems worse.
Amtrak Train Derails In Washington State
An Amtrak train carrying 78 passengers and 5 crew members derailed in Washington state.
Participatory Budgeting Project
Chicago Residents Get To Decide How City Funds Are Spent
By Kari Lydersen, On assignment for HuffPost
Participatory budgeting is democracy in action. But is it inclusive?
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Donald Trump Prepares To Finally Release His Infrastructure Plan, But Huge Obstacles Remain
Infrastructure Week stretches all year.
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Infrastructure Advisers Quit, Say Trump’s Actions Threaten Homeland Security
“You failed to denounce the intolerance and violence of hate groups,” the resigning members wrote.
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Trump Scraps Obama-Era Rule To Protect Infrastructure From Climate-Change Flooding
A Republican congressman from Florida has denounced the move as "irresponsible."
Italy Wants To Give You These Castles
The Italian Public Property Agency is offering leases on 103 historic sites around the country. The program seeks tenants who plan to restore the properties and bring tourism to the area.
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Making Infrastructure Great Again Means Acknowledging Climate Change
Gary W. Yohe
Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental...
Not factoring climate into infrastructure improvements is a waste of taxpayer dollars, plain and simple.
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Trump Should Build A Wall, But Not On The Mexican Border
Senior Writer, Union of Concerned Scientists
Coastal states, counties and cities, including several with Trump properties, are already grappling with the threat of rising ocean levels.
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