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New Jersey train station crash kills 1; over 100 hurt

A rush hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a grisly wreck that renewed questions about whether long-delayed automated safety technology could have prevented tragedy.

Technology

NJ train crash raises many familiar safety issues

The investigation into a New Jersey commuter train that hurtled into a station building Thursday raises many familiar issues from other crashes, including whether the tragedy could have been prevented or mitigated if a key safety technology had been in place.

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Toy car converted for child who struggles with mobility

Strapped into a modified toy car built by four Manhattan High School students, Avery laughed as his father Sean Pozarek helped him drive around his living room one afternoon. The car will allow Avery, who is developmentally delayed, to travel through his house at his own ability, according to The Manhattan Mercury (http://bit.ly/2d0riXP ).

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What now for ITT students left hanging?

Metropolitan Community College is among college systems trying to reach out to former students of ITT Technical Institute, which closed locations nationwide in early September.
Rick Montgomery The Kansas City Star
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What now for ITT students left hanging?

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