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Trading her car for city transit took a commuter on a lifelong mission for better alternatives in transportation

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A close encounter with inequitable transportation in Los Angeles prompted Lark Lo to challenge the instability of the US infrastructure.

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To drink or not to drink: Advocacy group prepares to sue Newark over elevated lead levels in water

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As Newark, N.J. grows, it must deal with a serious dilemma: water.

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Compton’s water woes resurface

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Last week, residents of Compton complained of murky water coming from their faucets. Although city officials say that the water is fine, its’ citizens refuse to drink it.

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Bridge collapse in Miami leaves victims and cars under rubble

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A pedestrian bridge at Florida International University gave way early Thursday afternoon. NBC Miami news reports several fatalities, multiple people injured and crushed vehicles.

Currently, rescue teams have been deployed to recover victims and over 100 search-and-rescue members work into the evening. “We have multiple victims. The final number has not been determined yet,” says a spokesperson of Miami-Dade Police Department and Fire Rescue in their press conference.

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