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Weekend truckers face risk of severe storms

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Severe thunderstorms

Thunderstorms will pop up Friday in the Pacific Northwest, the Rockies, the Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic. While some of these storms may produce heavy rain or gusty winds, most will be garden variety. However, storms could turn severe — winds of 58-plus mph or hail at least 1 inch in diameter — in isolated spots across the Plains and mid-Atlantic.

5 Healthy Ways to Cope With Stress

5 Healthy Ways to Cope With Stress

Stressful situations impact everyone differently but according to experts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), coping with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about and your community stronger.

Consider these stress reducing strategies from the CDC:

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A blueprint for smart infrastructure investment

With mounting bipartisan support in Congress for an infrastructure bill this year, a national conversation is fast approaching over where the greatest opportunities exist for federal investment in our transportation and energy networks. Although the widespread deficiencies in U.S. infrastructure run deep, a strong case can be made that surface transportation—roads and bridges specifically—offer the highest, most broad-based return on investment, with measurable and equitable benefits for jobs and the economy, the motoring public, highway safety, the environment and public health.