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Alanis King Alanis King Jan 30, 2019. 14 comments

The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Won’t Be Delayed After All Now That the Gov't Is Back Open

The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty Won’t Be Delayed After All Now That the Gov't Is Back Open

The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty might be able to tow 35,000 pounds just fine, but it didn’t take long to figure out what the truck couldn’t handle: The longest government shutdown in U.S. history, which Fiat Chrysler had said could delay its launch. The government is back open for now, though, and the Ram HD is back on schedule.

FCA announced Tuesday that the Ram Heavy Duty 2500 and 3500 launch is...

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Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Jan 25, 2019. 24 comments

Flights to LaGuardia Halted Due to Air Traffic Control Staffing Shortages, Government Shutdown [Update: FAA Says Airport Back Open]

Flights to LaGuardia Halted Due to Air Traffic Control Staffing Shortages, Government Shutdown [Update: FAA Says Airport Back Open]

This morning, the Federal Aviation Administration halted flights into LaGuardia Airport due to an increase of employees working at air traffic control facilities taking sick leave. The airport has since reopened.

Original story below.

The Federal Aviation Administration has reportedly halted flights into LaGuardia Airport, one of the busiest airports in the United States and one of the three...

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Erin Marquis Erin Marquis Jan 17, 2019. 24 comments

Why the TSA Is Blasting Kanye and Not Just Going on Strike

Why the TSA Is Blasting Kanye and Not Just Going on Strike

Travelers are taking to Twitter to express their amazement with TSA blaring Kanye at JFK, the sixth busiest airport in the U.S. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees the airport, are well aware of the situation, simply telling Business Insider that employees are being allowed to pick music in the terminals. What employees are not allowed to do, however, is strike.

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Andrew P Collins Andrew P Collins Jan 11, 2019. 24 comments

Illegally Off-Roading in a Closed National Park Is Peak Asshole Behavior, Folks

Illegally Off-Roading in a Closed National Park Is Peak Asshole Behavior, Folks

One result of the current U.S. government shutdown is that national parks are understaffed. At Joshua Tree in California, a small contingent of fuckbuckets took this as an opportunity to make the entire off-road community look bad by trampling protected land in a region surrounded by unlimited acreage of perfectly legal off-roading space.

Oh yeah, and then there’s the minor infraction of...

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