A freight train derailed Friday on a railroad bridge in Paulsboro, N.J., that has had problems before, toppling tanker cars partially into a creek and causing a leak of hazardous gas that was blamed for sickening dozens of people, authorities said. Members of the National Transportation Safety Board arrived in New Jersey on Friday afternoon to investigate. They will try to determine whether the derailment was caused by a problem with the bridge or if the derailment was to blame for the bridge’s partial collapse. One tanker containing 25,000 gallons of vinyl chloride was sliced open in the accident and some of the gas spewed into the air, while the rest turned into a solid and settled into the bottom of the tanker.
What is up with these superdelegates?Okay, I admit it, I’m a political junkie. I can watch CNN all day long during election season and never get bored of the pontifica-bloviations of the punditry. If political analysis were junk food I’d be obese and oblivious to the proven negative health effects of my addiction. While I’m certain none of us have failed to notice that this… ... more