ACIT Senior Buddy Schweibinz honored in Nebraska for State Regional Sprint Car Championships

A year that began with a terrible loss for Buddy Schweibinz and his family ended the holiday season with a happy event nearly 1,300 miles from their Cape May County home. The family flew from Newark to Lincoln, Nebraska on Thanksgiving morning so the 17-year-old ACIT aviation student could be honored at Saturday night’s IMCA … Read more

The national driver shortage is affecting North Dakota schools and businesses

MICHAEL STANDAERT North Dakota News Cooperative An already tight labor supply and federal law changes introduced earlier this year have limited the ability of schools and other businesses in rural North Dakota to hire drivers who hold a commercial driver’s license. The nationwide driver shortage has impacted everything from supply chains to mail delivery and … Read more

The national driver shortage is affecting North Dakota schools and businesses

MICHAEL STANDAERT North Dakota News Cooperative An already tight labor supply and federal law changes introduced earlier this year have limited the ability of schools and other businesses in rural North Dakota to hire drivers who hold a commercial driver’s license. The nationwide driver shortage has impacted everything from supply chains to mail delivery and … Read more

New research would make clearing roads in Iowa safer during a snowstorm

New research and technology could help guide Iowa snowplow drivers in white-out conditions and warn them of obstacles, improve driver safety, and keep roads open in low visibility conditions. The Iowa Department of Transportation is working with Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation to develop a system that will allow its employees to “see” better … Read more

New Britain Herald – A Newington man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after tricking semi-truck drivers into bringing cocaine into Connecticut

A Newington man has been sentenced to a decade in prison for using truck drivers to smuggle drugs into Connecticut – during an investigation that saw more than $1 million in cash seized. Angel Luis Rodriguez, also known as “Lou Rock,” 45, received his 10-year sentence last week during a hearing in federal court in … Read more

New Britain Herald – A Newington man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after tricking semi-truck drivers into bringing cocaine into Connecticut

A Newington man has been sentenced to a decade in prison for using truck drivers to smuggle drugs into Connecticut – during an investigation that saw more than $1 million in cash seized. Angel Luis Rodriguez, also known as “Lou Rock,” 45, received his 10-year sentence last week during a hearing in federal court in … Read more