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    Drone Safety and Regulation

    Jack Nicas talked by remote video from Chicago about increased efforts to regulate usage of drones in the United States following the crash of a recreational drone on the White House…

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    Federal Freight Rail Programs

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing on federal freight rail programs scheduled for reauthorization in 2015.

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    Federal Highway and Transit Programs

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and others testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on reauthorizing federal highway and transit programs.

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    Mayor Bill de Blasio at U.S. Conference of Mayors

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) talked about income inequality, immigration, and transportation reform. He said that he supported the initiatives and messages presented by…

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    Drone Research and Development

    Witnesses testified at a House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing on research and development performed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National…

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    Historic National Road

    David Javersak talked about the significance of the Historic National Road, why it lead to an industrial boom in Wheeling, West Virginia, and how it contributed to westward expansion during…

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    Secretary Jeh Johnson on Aviation Security

    Secretary Jeh Johnson talked about the Department of Homeland Security’s priorities for 2015, including promoting aviation security. Topics included global terrorism threats,…

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    State of American Business News Conference

    Thomas Donohue spoke to reporters and answered questions on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual “State of American Business” address. He called on Congress to pass…

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    Drowsy Driving and Health Issues

    Panelists talked about medical conditions such as sleep disorders that contribute to fatigue and drowsy driving, as well as how to address these health issues.  “Health…

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    Sleep Deprivation and Young Drivers

    Panelists talked about the role of drowsiness with young drivers and that sleep deprivation was a more acute problem in teens than in adults due to the chemistry of the adolescent…

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    Drowsy Driving and Workplace Issues

    Panelists talked about the culture in American society that pressures people to do as much as possible during the course of the day, giving sleep a low priority. Topics included shift…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should the gas tax be increased to pay for roads?” The program concluded with a clip of the beginning of the…

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    Railroad Relocation in Lafayette, Indiana

    Elizabeth Solberg talked about the Lafayette, Indiana, railroad relocation project. She explained what it took to get the project started, what makes the project remarkable and the…

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    Growth of Lafayette, Indiana

    Joe Krause talked about the importance of geography, the railroad, and the Wabash and Erie Canal to the growth of Lafayette, Indiana. In the 1840s the canal stimulated trade in…

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    Book Discussion on Spacewalker

    John Norberg talked about the book he co-authored, Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent Flyer, and about the role Purdue University has played…

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    Aviation and Space Exploration

    John Norberg talked about the role Purdue University has played in the history of flight and aeronautical engineering in the United States. Mr. Norberg spoke about major aviation…

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    Amelia Earhart Collection at Purdue University

    Sammie Morris speaks about the George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers at Purdue University, the world’s largest collection of papers related to the American aviation…

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    Drone Regulation and Safety

    Michael Toscano talked about a House hearing on drone safety and possible legislation aimed at regulating drone use. Other topics included new drone technology and applications, and…

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    Department of Transportation v. Association of American Railroads Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Department of Transportation v. Association of American Railroads. The case centered on whether the nationwide passenger train service is or is…

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    Drone Technology and Safety

    Witnesses testified at ahearing on the state of the unmanned aircraft system industry and efforts to integrate drones into existing U.S. airspace. They answered questions on safety and…

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