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After fatal train crash, investigators seek answers

Federal investigators are sifting through the wreckage of a train crash in New Jersey to determine what happened before it barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 others.

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New Jersey train station crash kills 1; over 100 hurt

A rush hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a grisly wreck that renewed questions about whether long-delayed automated safety technology could have prevented tragedy.

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Senator: Education Dept. mishandling Corinthian student debt

The Education Department is pursuing debt collection — rather than debt relief — for nearly 80,000 former students of Corinthian Colleges, despite federal and state findings that the now-defunct for-profit chain defrauded students, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said in a blistering critique of the administration's actions.

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NJ train crash raises many familiar safety issues

The investigation into a New Jersey commuter train that hurtled into a station building Thursday raises many familiar issues from other crashes, including whether the tragedy could have been prevented or mitigated if a key safety technology had been in place.

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Sunnyside Department Store to close after 60 years

Erna Bonetto is retiring and has sold her store, Sunnyside Department Store. The Bonetto family (her late husband's) has owned and operated the store for more than 60 years. It specializes in dance shoes and clothing, but carries other items. The store is in southeast Fresno and resisted moving north when others did years ago. Fresno families have been buying dance shoes from the store generation after generation.
John Walker jwalker@fresnobee.com
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