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    Another truck stuck at Holyoke railroad underpass
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    Another truck stuck at Holyoke railroad underpass

    August 20, 2019


    P.M. MATT: A LOW RAILROAD BRIDGE IN HOLYOKE CONTINUED TO LIVE UP TO ITS REPUTATION TODAY AS A PROBLEM AREA FOR TRUCKS. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS PHOTO SENT TO 22NEWS.. A BOX TRUCK BECAME STUCK UNDERNEATH THE BRIDGE AT CANAL AND LYMAN STREETS IN THE FLATS OF HOLYOKE THIS AFTERNOON. THE RAILROAD BRIDGE, WHICH HAS A CLEARANCE OF ONLY 11 FEET 6 INCHES, HAS BEEN A COMMON SITE FOR ACCIDENTS

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    Boy’s leg severed on railroad tracks

    August 19, 2019


    OUR TOP STORY A HAMPTON BOY LOST HIS LEG WHILE PLAYING ON TRAIN TRACKS IN NEWPORT NEWS. THE TRAIN SEVERED HIS LEFT LEG JUST BELOW THE KNEE. POLICE SAY THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED AROUND TWO THIS AFTERNOON ON THE TRACKS OFF BELLWOOD ROAD. 10 ON YOUR SIDE’S ANNE MCNAMARA SPOKE WITH THE NEIGHBOR WHO CALLED 911. ANNE? KATIE, THAT NEIGHBOR WAS ON THE PHONE WITH 911 BEFORE” THE BOY’S LEG GOT STUCK. AND, IT WASN’T THE FIRST TIME HE CALLED TO REPORT KIDS PLAYING ON THE TRACKS. TRAIN GOING BY NATS (5) 34:26 THE KIDS JUST CAME RUNNING COUPLE DAYS NOW SO I CALLED 911 BEFORE THEY EVEN GOT TO THE TRACKS OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS, THE TRAIN MOVES SLOW ENOUGH FOR THEM TO JUMP SIDE. THEY JUMP ON IT AND THEY HANG. THEY DONT EVEN PICK THEIR FEET UP THEY YESTERDAY, BUT THE TRAIN WAS GONE BY THE TIME POLICE ARRIVED. TODAY, HE TRIED AGAIN, AND WHILE HE TRACKS CRYING, SAYING HE GOT HIT, HIS LEG GOT CUT OFF SLATER FOUND THE 11-YEAR-OLD BOY HUNCHED OVER NEAR A TELEPHONE POLE. (5) 32:38 HE WAS KIND OF SITTING AND I COULD SEE LEFT LEG WAS SEVERED JUST BELOW THE KNEE, PART OF IT WAS GONE, PART OF IT WAS STILL ATTACHED. (5) 33:33 IT WASNT LIKE A FOLLOWED THE 911 OPERATOR’S INSTRUCTIONS, CALLING OUT TO OTHER NEIGHBORS FOR A BELT, A TOWEL AND A PLASTIC BAG. AN AMBULANCE ARRIVED MINUTES LATER. BUT SLATER SAID HE LEFT DISAPPOINTED, BECAUSE HE NEVER SAW THE BOY’S PARENTS. (5) 35:44 I THINK THE PARENTS NEED TO BE MORE INVOLVED. I THINK PARENTS SHOULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE THEYVE SEEN THE KIDS DO THIS POLICE SAY THE BOY IS FROM HAMPTON BUT WAS VISITING FAMILY IN THAT AREA OF NEWPORT NEWS. AT LAST CHECK, THE BOY WAS IN SURGERY AT NORFOLK GENERAL. NO WORD ON HIS CONDITION. ANNE MCNAMARA,10 ON YOUR SIDE.

    Firefighters battle extreme heat
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    Firefighters battle extreme heat

    August 19, 2019


    FIREFIGHTERS FEEL WEARING POUNDS OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT AND THEN PUTTING OUT A FIRE…. BUT THEY SAY… IT’S JUST PART OF THE JOB. HELMET VIDEO 13:10 NATS “fire showing on all four sides knocking down door :42 THIS VIDEO FROM A FRESNO FIREFIGHTER’S HELMET CAMERA SHOWS THEM FACE TO FACE WITH FLAMES… Batallion Chief Devin McGuire, Fresno Fire Department 10;22;29 “With the increased temperatures everything is just pre-heated.” RECENT EXTREME HEAT ADDING FUEL TO THE FIRE.. nats truck rolling in SO HOW ARE THEY HOLDING UP…? FRESNO FIRE BATALLION CHIEF DEVIN MCGUIRE WAS ABOUT TO TELL US WHEN… 4;21;04 “you want to go? A CALL CAME IN here come here quick!” THIS TIME… A MEDICAL EMERGENCY… FOR SOMEONE HAVING TROUBLE BREATHING… NO FLAMES HERE… BUT MCGUIRE SAYS THE HEAT TAKES A TOLL ON THE CREW… THE BIG CHALLENGE IS STAYING HYDRATED. Batallion Chief Devin McGuire, Fresno Fire Department 1;10;10 ” we can lose pounds of water weight, so the challenge for us is not just that initial fire whether it be vegetation or structure fire but it’s the subsequent ones after the fact where our body doesn’t have enough time to rehydrate fast enough to deal with those challenges.” 1;24;02 Josh Henry, Firefighter 13;07;19 “this doesn’t breathe very well.” 13;09;15 NOT TO MENTION ALL THE EQUIPMENT… nat Kirsten 16;05;08 “I’m already sweating.” 16;06;07 FIREFIGHTER JOSH HENRY EXPLAINS…TRAPS HEAT INSIDE BUT IS CRITICAL TO STAY SAFE kirsten Mitchell 19;33;17 “Even just with the jacket, the air tank and the helmet I’m carrying at least 60 extra pounds and thats not counting the pants the boots and the extra tools.” 19;42;25 Josh Henry, Firefighter 13;40;03 “Our chiefs are really good they try to put us somewhere in the shade or we have our CERT team that comes out with ice cold towels, shade, extra fans, so we have measures in place.” 13;50;22 THE COMMUNITY EMERGENCY REPSONSE TEAM OR CERT IS MADE UP OF VOLUNTEERS WHO HELP ON SCENES BY SETTING UP REHAB AREAS TO HELP COOL DOWN THE CREWS. Batallion Chief Devin McGuire, Fresno Fire Department 3;47;08 “We are fortunate to have them, they are a huge benefit for us especially on these hotter days.” 3;52;09 KIRSTEN: AND THEY DO TRY TO ROTATE OUT CREWS AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE… BUT THEIR PRIORITY WILL ALWAYS BE THE EMERGENCY…. REGARDLESS OF THE WEATHER. REPORTING LIVE IN NORTHWEST FRESNO KIRSTEN MITCHELL CBS 47

    Warning signs ignored for decades at Longmeadow railroad crossing
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    Warning signs ignored for decades at Longmeadow railroad crossing

    August 19, 2019


    AND I’M JULIANA MAZZA JULIANA: WHEN A LONGMEADOW DPW WORKER WAS KILLED ON THE BIRNIE ROAD TRAIN TRACKS, TUESDAY. IT EXPOSED A SERIOUS PROBLEM THAT HAS BEEN IGNORED FOR DECADES. BARRY: 22NEWS I-TEAM REPORTER RYAN WALSH DUG DEEPER INTO THE HISTORY OF THIS DANGEROUS RAILROAD CROSSING. RYAN WALSH: WARREN COWLES WAS KILLED TUESDAY DOING WHAT HE DID FOR 30 YEARS, WORKING FOR THE TOWN’S DPW. A TRAIN COLLIDED WITH COWLES DPW TRUCK, KILLING HIM INSTANTLY. THE RAILROAD CROSSING DOES NOT HAVE ANY WARNING LIGHTS OR CROSSING STICKS. TAKE NATS TRAIN HORN 4 SECONDS YOU HAVE LESS THAN 5 SECONDS TO REACT TO A TRAIN COMING AT YOU AT 60MPH AT THE BIRNIE ROAD RAILROAD CROSSING IN LONGMEADOW. ONLY A STOP SIGN WARNS YOU TO WATCH OUT. FIVE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AT THIS CROSSING SINCE 1975. HERE ARE SOME PHOTOS OF A DEADLY 1981 ACCIDENT THAT KILLED PEGGY EYER AND DEBORAH FRANK THIS IS WHAT A DRIVER WOULD SEE PULLING UP TO THESE TRACKS. AMTRAK OWNS THE TRACKS. THE ROAD IS PART OF LONGMEADOW CONSERVATION LAND, BUT THE PUBLIC CAN DRIVE ON IT. UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON, WHEN THE TOWN CLOSED THE CROSSING TO TRAFFIC. RYAN WALSH: SO WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PUTTING UP WARNING DEVICES. AMTRAK SAYS IT’S THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILIIES RESPONSIBILITY. THE DPU TOLD 22NEWS THAT THEY HAVE A ROLE, BUT ULTIMATELY IT IS A DECISION BETWEEN THE TOWN AND AMTRAK IN THIS CASE. THE INITIAL COST IS

    Taking out railroad tracks to improve traffic
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    Taking out railroad tracks to improve traffic

    August 19, 2019


    NEW AT 5:30, DRIVERS “SIDETRACKED” NEAR IN DOWNTOWN FAIRBORN. CREWS ARE REMOVING OLD RAILROAD TRACKS WHERE KAUFMAN AVENUE CHANGES TO CENTRAL AVENUE. DAN EDWARDS HAS THIS TRAFFIC ALERT. 3 12:56:45- NATS OF TRAIN SOUND- 5 SEC. THERE ARE 2 SETS 3 OF TRAIN TRACKS HERE AT CENTRAL AND KAUFFMAN IN FAIRBORN. HOWEVER ONE SET HASN’T BEEN USED IN NEARLY 30-YEARS. THE DUAL SET OF TRACKS IS ACTUALLY SLOWING DOWN TRAFFIC BECAUSE BY LAW, ALL SCHOOL BUSES MUST MAKE A COMPLETE STOP AT EACH SET OF TRACKS. SO THE BUS DRIVERS TURNED TO CITY OFFICIALS. SO THEY ASKED TO US TO REQUEST FROM THE PUCO AN EXEMPTION SIGN SO THEY DON’T HAVE TO STOP AT THE DEADTRACK. AND WHEN WE DID THAT, NORFOLK SOUTHERN THOUGHT IT WOULD BE IN THE BEST INTEREST SINCE ITS SO CLOSE TO THE LIVE TRACK TO JUST DO AWAY WITH THOSE TRACKS. CONSTRUCTION NATS- 5 SEC. THE REMOVAL PROCESS KICKED OFF WEDNESDAY MORNING.. CITY OFFICIALS EXPECT IT TO WRAP UP LATE THURSDAY. AS FOR THE COST OF THE PROJECT… TAXPAYERS NEED NOT WORRY. NORTHFOLK SOUTHERN IS TAKING CARE OF THE COSTS. IN EXCHANGE, THE CITY OF FAIRBORN SIMPLY HAD TO PUT UP THE DETOUR SIGNS. THE RESIDENTS WE SPOKE WITH SAY THIS RAILROAD REMOVAL SHOULD HELP WITH TRAFFIC CONCERNS HERE. DURING THE TIMES IN THE MORNING GOING TO WORK.. AND THEN AROUND 3:30 IN HERE, IT GETS A BIT CLUSTERED IN HERE. SO I THINK IT WILL HELP THE FLOW OF THE TRAFFIC. AND WHILE DRIVERS ARE ALL IN FAVOR OF THE PROJECT… BIKE RIDERS VOICED SOME CONCERN ABOUT THE BIKE PATH.”I WANT TO MAKE SURE IT STAYS CONNECTED BECAUSE WHEN THEY DID THE OTHER CROSSING UP HERE, THEY DID THE ROADWAY BUT THEY TOOK OUT THE SIDEWALK. WE TOOK THESE CONCERNS TO FAIRBORN ENGINEER JIM SAWYER… HE ASSURED US THE SECTION OF THE BIKEWAY THAT’S BEING REMOVED ALONG WITH THE TRACKS áWILLá BE REPAVED. DAN EDWARDS 2 NEWS. ú HERE’S THE DETOUR THROUGH THIS AREA.. YOU CAN TAKE KAUFMANN AVENUE TO POWELL AVENUE, TO SOUTH MAPLE AVENUE– THEN DAYTON DRIVE BACK TO CENTRAL AVENUE. IF YOU NEED TO SEE THE DETOUR INFORMATION, WE’VE POSTED A LINK TO THE MAP ON WDTN DOT COM. JUST CLICK “WEB LINKS.”

    Urban Geography: Why We Live Where We Do
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    Urban Geography: Why We Live Where We Do

    August 18, 2019


    This is Wendover Productions. Sponsored by the Great Courses Plus. Here’s an interesting question: which city
    do you think is more dense—Paris, France or New York, United States? It probably seems obvious: New York, the land
    of skyscrapers, the Big Apple… right? Wrong. New York, in fact, has a population density
    of less than half that of Paris. Paris’s is 56,000 people per square mile
    (22,000 per square kilometer) while New York’s is only 27,000 people per square mile (10,500
    per square kilometer.) To find a European city with a comparable
    population density to New York’s—the densest American city—you have to go all the way
    down to number six on the list: Lyon France (27,000 per sq/mile; 10,500 per sq/km.) New York of course has a super-dense urban
    core, but then around it is miles and miles of suburbia—just like almost every other
    American city. Paris, on the other hand, packs almost its
    entire population into a compact urban core. There’s also another interesting pattern
    that differs between the two continents: rich Americans live outside the city, rich Europeans
    live city center. Compare the income map of Paris to that of
    Philadelphia. Of course it’s not perfect, but you can
    definitely see a pattern. The most commonly cited reason for both these
    trends is the difference in age. Most European cities have existed for hundreds
    if not thousands of years, while all but a few American cities only gathered enough population
    to be called cities in the past one or two hundred years. What that means is that European cities existed
    when all but the super-rich had to commute to work by foot. In the middle ages, Paris had a population
    of two to three hundred thousand people, but you could walk from one side to the other
    in thirty minutes. It was incredibly densely populated. You just had to live within walking distance
    of work. Therefore, the rich paid more for the houses
    closest to the center of the city. This is a similar reason to why in historic
    European hotels, you’ll often see the nicest and largest rooms on the lower floors—the
    opposite of what you’d see today. Before elevators existed, the rich didn’t
    want to have to walk up as many flights of stairs. Walking distance was not only important to
    big cities. Small villages across Europe were almost always
    the same size because their population was dictated by the walkability of the surrounding
    fields. European farmers tended to live in small towns
    and walk to their fields during the day rather than the homesteading approach used in America. Therefore, villages would only be as large
    as the amount of people needed to work the fields within walking distance. American cities, on the other hand, began
    their period of rapid growth in a more modern era when decentralizing technologies were
    much more advanced. By the time North American cities grew larger
    than the distance people could reasonably walk, there was already the technological
    capability to create public transportation systems. The first major public transportation innovation
    was the steam train in the mid 19th century. This was a very expensive means of transport
    and was therefore only for the super rich. Interestingly, because steam trains take an
    enormous amount of time to reach speed, the towns that the rich commuted from, known as
    railroad suburbs, were generally not just at the nearest bit of countryside, but separated
    from the city by a few miles of countryside. The impact of railroad suburbs remains today. On the track of the old Philadelphia Main
    Line, there’s a stretch of super-rich communities with huge estates and country clubs from Ardmore
    to Malvern. The demographics just never changed from the
    time of the railroad suburb. A few decades later, streetcars emerged and
    quickly became an instrumental part of the American commute. Much like steam trains, streetcars also created
    new communities—this time with slightly less rich upper-middle class individuals. In Washington DC, the wealthy suburbs of Tenleytown,
    Chevy Chase, Bethesda, McLean, Rockville, and more all grew as a result of the streetcar. But once again, walking distance influenced
    geography. Streetcar commuters had to live within walking
    distance of a stop, so naturally there would be a radius of civilization about 20 or 30
    minutes walking distance from a stop, then past that…nothing. That meant that between the lines, there was
    all this open space where nobody could commute from. Enter: the automobile. At first the car was only for upper class
    individuals especially with the distraction of the two World Wars and Great Depression,
    however, by the time young Americans returned from World War Two, there had been enough
    technological advances to make the automobile affordable for the middle class. Over 50% of households had cars by 1950. At the same time, the government was offering
    loans to returning veterans which significantly increased the number of americans who could
    afford to buy homes. Instead of buying a small central city home,
    this generation opted to use their new cars to commute from cheaper, nicer, and larger
    suburban homes. The idea was that the working parents would
    go downtown each day while the rest of the family would stay to enjoy the suburb. It was the perfect deal. So that whole history was absolutely true,
    but it doesn’t entirely explain why European cities didn’t experience suburbanization as
    well. In Germany, for example, many, if not most,
    cities were bombed to rubble during World War Two. They had the opportunity to rebuild in any
    way they wanted, but then chose to keep their compact design. Today, the average metropolitan population
    density in Germany is four times higher than the US’s. At the same time, other cities across Europe
    that survived the war experienced enormous population influxes and still maintained their
    mammoth population densities. Perhaps the least commonly cited reason for
    suburbanization in the US is crime. It’s a bit of an ugly period in American
    history that we sometimes forget, but crime levels were absolutely insane in the 70’s,
    80’s, and 90’s. There are a ton of different theories for
    why this was—perhaps the most interesting being the that the rise in gasoline emitted
    lead caused lower IQ’s and higher aggressively. New York had an astronomical 2,245 murders
    in 1990. London didn’t even have that many in the
    entire 90’s decade. Violent crime rates are still consistently
    10 or more times higher in the US. In 1992, a poll was conducted asking departing
    New Yorkers why they were moving to the suburbs, and the most commonly cited reason was crime
    at 47%. Cost and quality of living were way down at
    lower than 10% each. Crime rates are significantly lower in suburbs
    as they are typically havens for higher-income individuals. Europeans don’t have to worry as much about
    inter-city crime so they’re much more willing to live downtown. Land for suburban housing is also readily
    available in the US because farmers have always been quick to sell their relatively unprofitable
    land to developers. By contrast, In France, for example, agricultural
    subsidies are 12 times higher per acre of land than the US. That’s a big reason why large European cities
    are still closely surrounded by small farms. In many European cities, you can literally
    take the city bus to farms. Lastly, all sorts of energy are cheaper in
    the US. A gallon of gas costs as much as $7 in some
    parts of Europe compared to the US average of $2.20. It’s significantly more expensive to commute
    by car in Europe so there’s more motivation to live closer to work where either the drive
    is shorter or you can take public transportation. Also, big suburban homes aren’t as attractive
    in Europe because electricity and heating costs are higher. Suburban life really didn’t live up to expectations. Americans now spend an average of 4.25 hours
    per week sitting in cars, buses, or trains traveling to and from work. That’s 2.5% of their entire lives. It’s also been scientifically proven that
    commuting from the suburbs is linked to higher blood pressure, lower frustration tolerance,
    and higher rates of anxiety. Also, the suburbs are no longer the countryside
    havens that they once were. They’re just a continuation of the urban
    sprawl. Rich Americans are therefore beginning to
    return to the city. With lower crime rates, higher fuel costs,
    and an overall shift in attitude, urban cores are having a second renaissance. So that’s why we live where we do. It’s a complicated, controversial, and surprisingly
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    New trains unveiled for Boston T
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    New trains unveiled for Boston T

    August 18, 2019


    YEARS. CIARA: THE FIRST OF A NEW FLEET OF ORANGE LINE TRAINS DEBUTED TODAY ON THE MBTA IN BOSTON. 22NEWS REPORTER TAYLOR KNIGHT WAS THERE AS THE FIRST TRAIN ROLLED AWAY, AND EXPLAINS THE CONNECTION IT HAS TO SPRINGFIELD. OUT WITH THE OLD AND IN WITH THE NEW. BAKER ” IT’S ABOUT TIME.” A NEW, SIX CAR TRAIN HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY’S ORANGE LINE. THESE TRAINS … WERE MADE BY CRRC IN SPRINGFIELD. POLLACK IT’S REALLY A WIN WIN FOR THE COMMONWEALTH THAT THE FOLKS IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS ARE BENEFITTING FROM GREAT JOBS ASSEMBLING BOTH OUR 152 NEW ORANGE AND 252 NEW RED LINE CARS. WHEN A NEW TRAIN GETS PUT INTO SERVICE, THE OLDEST ONE COMES OFF THE TRACKS. TAYLOR: THESE NEW ORANGE LINE CARS HAVE WIDER DOORS, MORE HANDRAILS AND MORE SAFETY FEATURES. ONE RIDER TOLD 22NEWS, HIS BIGGEST COMPLAINT ABOUT THE ORANGE LINE NOW… MICHAEL PERRYMAN, ALSTON ” DURING THE RUSH HOUR THEY SHOULD PROB HAVE MORE TRAINS THAT RUN BACK TO BACK SO PEOPLE WOULDN’T BE SO CROWDED ON THE TRAINS.” BUT ONCE ALL 152 NEW ORANGE LINE TRAINS ARE IN SERVICE BY 2022, TRAINS WILL COME MORE OFTEN AND RIDER CAPACITY WILL GO UP 40%. BAKER ” THE FACT THAT WE WILL HAVE 85K NEW SEATS WHEN ALL OF THESE TRAINS ARE IN ON THE RED LINE AND ORANGE LINE, THAT’S GOING TO MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE ESPECIALLY IN THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON RUSH.” POLLACK ” IN THE SHORT TERM WHAT OUR RIDERS WILL SEE IS MORE RELIABLE SERVICE.” THE NEXT TRAIN MADE BY CCRC WILL GO INTO SERVICE ON THE ORANGE LINE AT SOME

    I’ve Been Working On The Railroad | Bob The Train | Rhymes For Kids
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    I’ve Been Working On The Railroad | Bob The Train | Rhymes For Kids

    August 18, 2019


    “Let’s sing the Railroad song, With Bob the Train!” I’ve been working on the railroad All the live-long day. I’ve been working on the railroad Just to pass the time away. Can’t you hear the whistle blowing, Rise up so early in the morn; Can’t you hear the captain shouting, “Dinah, blow your horn!” Dinah, won’t you blow,
    Dinah, won’t you blow, Dinah, won’t you blow your horn? Dinah, won’t you blow,
    Dinah, won’t you blow, Dinah, won’t you blow your horn? Someone’s in the kitchen with Dinah Someone’s in the kitchen I know Someone’s in the kitchen with Dinah Strummin’ on the old banjo! Singin’ fee, fie, fiddly-i-o Fee, fie, fiddly-i-o-o-o-o Fee, fie, fiddly-i-o Strummin’ on the old banjo. Singin’ fee, fie, fiddly-i-o Fee, fie, fiddly-i-o-o-o-o Fee, fie, fiddly-i-o Strummin’ on the old banjo.

    Safety improvements to be made at Longmeadow railroad crossing where 5 have died
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    Safety improvements to be made at Longmeadow railroad crossing where 5 have died

    August 18, 2019


    RICH: NEW GATES AND WARNING LIGHTS WILL BE INSTALLED AT A RAILROAD CROSSING IN LONGMEADOW, WHERE A DPW WORKER WAS KILLED LAST YEAR. MASSDOT HAS COMMITTED $700- THOUSAND DOLLARS TO HELP AMTRAK MAKE SAFETY UPGRADES AT THE BIRNIE ROAD RAILROAD CROSSING. LONGMEADOW DPW WORKER WARREN COWLES WAS KILLED IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR WHEN AN AMTRAK TRAIN HIT HIS PLOW TRUCK. FIVE PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN SEVEN COLLISIONS INVOLVING TRAINS AT THE BIRNIE ROAD CROSSING SINCE 1975.

    Confederate Railroad, David Allen Coe to perform in Daviess County in September
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    Confederate Railroad, David Allen Coe to perform in Daviess County in September

    August 17, 2019


    ASKED TO CALL POLICE. 3 SHELLEY– A COUNTRY MUSIC BAND — WHOSE APPEARANCE AT AN ILLINOIS FAIR WAS CANCELLED — WILL BE IN DAVIESS COUNTY NEXT MONTH. 3 CONFEDERATE RAILROAD IS ONE OF SEVERAL ACTS HEADLINING THE LAST OUTLAW 2019 TOUR ON SEPTEMBER FOURTEENTH AT THE DAVIESS COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS IN PHILPOT.THE BAND WAS DROPPED FROM THE DUQUOIN STATE FAIR EARLIER THIS SUMMER DUE TO THE BAND’S USE OF THE CONFEDERATE FLAG.CONCERT PROMOTER BUZZ CASEY SAYS THERE HASN’T BEEN MUCH NEGATIVE REACTION TO THEIR DAVIESS COUNTY STOP.(BUZZ CASEY)”When you do this kind of thing, sometimes people will complain, but it has been very minimal. In fact, like I said, it is been 99% positive. I think people are excited about going to a great country show.”DAVID ALLEN COE AND OTHER COUNTRY MUSIC ACTS WILL ALSO PERFORM AT THE SHOW NEXT MONTH. 3 3