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    The difference between an expert and a beginner: An expert has failed more times than a beginner has even tried. Today’s West leads a club against 3NT: ten, king, ace. A beginning player sees 10 easy tricks, given a normal break in diamonds. He takes the A-K — and West discards. To get nine winners,...
    PHOENIX (AP) — A state regulatory panel on Wednesday approved Union Pacific Corp.'s revised plan to rebuild part of a century-old railroad bridge that was damaged in a train derailment and resulting fire. The Arizona Corporation Commission approved Union Pacific's emergency application to reconstruct the bridge damaged when at least eight freight cars derailed July...
    The Georgia Department of Transportation recently opened to traffic two projects in Northwest Georgia. Crews replaced the bridge on Hog Jowl Road in Walker County over Voiles Creek. GDOT officials determined the bridge needed to be replaced following a routine inspection. Construction on...
    Cy the Cynic struggles with his weight. Trying to shape up, he hired a personal trainer. “How is that going?” I asked. “He quit,” the Cynic sighed. “He gave me a too-weak notice.” When Cy was declarer at today’s 3NT, West led the eight of hearts: deuce, nine, jack. Cy led a diamond to dummy’s...
    FOLSOM (CBS 13) — A Folsom daredevil was caught on camera jumping off the historic Folsom Truss Bridge and into the American River. The jump is more than a 100-feet high. The drone camera that captured it all fell into the American River, and now a diver who found the camera wants to return it...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A crash on the Bay Bridge in San Francisco Tuesday morning created a back-up that looked like pre-pandemic traffic. It was proof of what many drivers have suspected: more people are out on the freeway during the commute than at the beginning of the shutdown."The fact that the back up on...
    KSAT’s David Elder has embarked on a new adventure called “Texas Eats,” an hour-long show that airs on Saturdays at 10 a.m. on KSAT 12, KSAT.com and our streaming app. Watch the seventeenth episode, as David Elder takes you on a wild, Texas-Style safari with exciting animals and delicious food! Related links to this week’s...
    KSAT’s David Elder has embarked on a new adventure called “Texas Eats,” an hour-long show that airs on Saturdays at 10 a.m. on KSAT 12, KSAT.com and our streaming app. Watch the nineteenth episode and go inside the Natural Bridge Caverns and around San Antonio to discover great restaurants! Related links to this week’s episode...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A multi-vehicle crash that blocked three lanes of the Bay Bridge has been cleared. Drivers are continuing to report delays of more than an hour to cross the bridge.The crash has led to a car fire near the Fremont Street off-ramp.Lanes reopened around 7:25 a.m.Shortly after the car fire was cleared,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – A multi-vehicle crash and car fire on Westbound Interstate 80 in Downtown San Francisco has led to major delays on the Bay Bridge early Tuesday morning. According to the California Highway Patrol the crash was reported near the Fremont Street exit shortly after 6:20 a.m. Multiple units have responded to...
    A multi-vehicle crash is blocking three westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge. Drivers are reporting delays of more than an hour to cross the bridge. #HappeningNow a Sig Alert has been issued on the Bay Bridge near the Fremont Street off-ramp. A crash has led to a car fire. The CHP says 2 lanes are...
    A multi-vehicle crash is blocking three westbound lanes of the Bay Bridge. Drivers are reporting delays of more than an hour to cross the bridge. #HappeningNow a Sig Alert has been issued on the Bay Bridge near the Fremont Street off-ramp. A crash has led to a car fire. The CHP says 2 lanes are...
    Last Friday, the Georgia Department of Transportation awarded a $2.393 million contract to United Infrastructure Group to rebuild the US 1/Deans Bridge Road southbound bridge over South Prong Creek four miles northwest of Hephzibah. Only the southbound bridge will be replaced. The existing...
    “Don’t you hate it,” Cy the Cynic said to me in the club lounge, “when people ask you something and then answer their own question? I do.” Some questions are hard to answer. A world-class declarer’s thought processes may involve analysis that would perplex a novice. When West led the king of spades against today’s...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Bridge Home shelter was opened in Van Nuys Monday which will serve 70 homeless people. City Council President Nury Martinez and Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday joined The Salvation Army for the ribbon-cutting at the shelter located in an underused Metro Orange Line parking lot on Aetna Street. “Today is a big...
    By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times A series of errors by contractors and consultants on the California bullet train venture caused support cables to fail on a massive bridge, triggering an order to stop work that further delayed a project already years behind schedule, the Los Angeles Times has learned. The bridge is longer than...
    MADERA, Calif. (AP) — A series of errors by contractors and consultants caused support cables to fail on a massive bridge in central California that's key to the state's bullet train project, according to a newspaper report on Monday. Documents obtained by the Los Angeles Times reveal steel supports snapped as a result of neglect,...
    A couple of ghouls posed for sexy snaps in Beirut over the weekend — in front of the devastated section of city leveled by an explosion that killed at least 220 people. The clueless woman provocatively pushed back her long blond curly hair while wearing shades, a royal-blue running bra and matching high heels along...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City The city’s Department of Transportation nixed Transportation Alternatives’ call to close the eastbound outer roadway of the Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge to vehicular traffic — at least for now. Transportation Alternatives wants that the roadway, dubbed the...
    In a lifetime of bridge, I have never played a mistake-free session. (Neither has anyone else.) But I have learned that mistakes are portals of discovery. In today’s deal, West led a heart against 3NT, and declarer let East’s queen win and played low again on the heart return. When West led a third heart,...
    Georgia DOT continues essential road work throughout Southeast Georgia. As a result, work on construction and maintenance projects will continue Saturday, August 8 through Friday, August 14. All work subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are cautioned to reduce...
    CHELSEA released a throwback image of Christian Pulisic and Mason Mount as youngsters. The picture was taken as the Blues' Cobham training ground in 2010, meaning they were both 11. 4Chelsea released a throwback image of Christian Pulisic and Mason Mount as youngsters 4Since Pulisic arrived at Chelsea last summer, he has formed...
    JAMESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The third and final phase of the Newport Pell Bridge roadway deck rehabilitation project is expected to start this week about a month ahead of schedule. Preparation work will begin Tuesday with hydro-demolition and milling work beginning the week of Aug. 17, the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority said in...
    Cy the Cynic’s team had managed to win the club’s quarterly Swiss Teams championship, much to his delight. “It was a remarkable victory,” Cy told me, “inasmuch as Louie was a member of our team. Luckily, we had Ed on board to compensate.” Ed is the best player in my club. Unlucky Louie blames his...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Sewickley Bridge has reopened to traffic after being closed for preservation work. The bridge closed on July 17 and was expected to be closed for 24 days. The bridge was able to just ahead of schedule and is now open to traffic.
    TikTok : In the full round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League, in one of the last matches played, the name of a young footballer burst into force: Alphonso Davies. The Canadian player, Ghanaian by birth, was one of the sensations in Bayern’s resounding victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge (0-3). However,...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – On Monday, Dallas ISD will begin making good on a promise to build a bridge over the digital divide They’ll begin distributing backpacks stuffed with all of the tools of technology: iPads for students in grades pre-K through second. Third grade students and older will receive district-issued Chromebooks, headphones, STEM tools and,...
    State investigator criticizes former board The former head of the New York Bridge Authority, which oversees five Hudson Valley bridges, left his job last year to run for office with a questionable payout of $92,000, according to a state inspector general report. The investigator, Letizia Tagliafierro, released a report on Monday (Aug. 3) detailing a payout...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) – Tugboats have hauled away a barge that broke loose during Tropical Storm Isaias and lodged itself under the Vine Street Expressway Bridge. Three tugboats and one crew boat were brought in Thursday morning to remove the barges. Once the barges are dislodged and towed back upstream, officials say I-676 can be reopened in...
    MONDAMIN, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa highway construction worker has died after being hit by a speeding tire that came loose from a pickup truck, officials said. The incident happened Wednesday afternoon, while Homero Carrillo, 51, was with a crew working on a bridge on Interstate 29 in Harrison County near Mondamin in western Iowa,...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) – Officials on Thursday are hoping tugboats can haul away a barge that broke loose during Tropical Storm Isaias and lodged itself under the Vine Street Expressway Bridge. Three tugboats and one crew boat are en route and will begin to remove the barges over the course of several hours, officials said. The...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) – Officials on Thursday are hoping tugboats can haul away a barge that broke loose during Tropical Storm Isaias and lodged itself under the Vine Street Expressway Bridge. Multiple tugboats are en route and will begin to remove the barges over the course of several hours, officials said. The bridge remained closed to...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) – Officials on Thursday are hoping tugboats can haul away a barge that broke loose during Tropical Storm Isaias and lodged itself under the Vine Street Expressway Bridge. The bridge remained closed to Interstate 676 traffic in both directions, forcing drivers to find alternate routes in the city. Once the barges are dislodged...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials on Thursday were hoping tugboats could haul away a barge that broke loose during Tropical Storm Isaias and lodged itself under a bridge. The Vine Street Expressway Bridge remained closed to Interstate 676 traffic in both directions, forcing drivers to find alternate routes in the city. The Army Corps of Engineers...
    “I know it’s often right to wait to draw trumps,” an aspiring club player said to me. “You may need ruffs or entries, or you may have something you must do first, such as setting up a fast discard for an impending loser. What’s hard for me is deciding how long to wait. Just when...
    Incessant torrential rains pounding South Korea prompting authorities on Thursday to close parts of highways and issue a rare flood alert near a key river bridge in Seoul. The state-run Han River Flood Control Office said its flood alert near the Han River bridge is the first such measures since 2011. Agency officials...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Eastbound Bay Bridge traffic will be disrupted from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for three nights starting Thursday to provide space for crews working to make the bridge more resilient in the event of an earthquake. Caltrans crews will close the eastbound ramps to and from Treasure Island and two...
    Jeremy A. Trapp, 24, was arrested on federal criminal charges in Brooklyn Wednesday The Black Lives Matter protester who is charged with cutting the brake lines on a marked NYPD van made threats to attack the Verrazzanno Bridge and was caught with the assistance of a paid police informant, it has been revealed. Jeremy...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Across the Bay Area, kids are soaking up their final days of summer. But with the new school year looming, so are the concerns about going back to school remotely.Paul Austin works with underprivileged kids in Marin City, where the median household income is roughly a third of that in all...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Across the Bay Area, kids are soaking up their final days of summer. But with the new school year looming, so are the concerns about going back to school remotely.Paul Austin works with underprivileged kids in Marin City, where the median household income is roughly a third of that in all...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Officials are working on a plan to retrieve barges stuck on the Vine Street Expressway bridge along the Schuylkill River. During the intense flooding, a crane barge broke loose and drifted down the river along with two other barges tied to it. Now, they are resting on the Vine Street Expressway bridge....
    Torrential rainfall spawned by Tropical Storm Isaias has sent the main river in Philadelphia swelling to flood levels not seen in more than a century. The tropical storm left at least six dead as it moved up the East Coast on Tuesday, downing trees and causing millions to lose power. The storm also triggered "widespread" rainfall amounts...
    MANCHESTER CITY were dealt a hammer blow when they lost "integral" Mikel Arteta to Arsenal mid-way through the season. That's the opinion of former City and England defender Joleon Lescott, who thinks his old club found it "difficult to cope" with the Spaniard's exit. 3Joleon Lescott thinks Manchester City struggled to recover from losing Mikel...
    BRONX, New York (WABC) -- A woman standing next to a disabled vehicle was fatally struck by a tractor trailer on the Cross Bronx Expressway this morning, leading to delays for the morning commute.The unidentified woman was standing on the shoulder of the eastbound expressway when she was struck by a passing tractor trailer at...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA’s Regional Rail service has resumed after it was suspended Tuesday due to an unsecured barge on the Schuylkill River. The barge has also impacted the Vine Street Expressway. The Vine remains closed in both directions, that’s between Broad Street and the Schuylkill. #Chopper3 has live coverage of the unsecured construction barge...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An unsecured barge on the Schuylkill River has forced the closure of the Vine Street Expressway and the suspension of SEPTA’s Regional Rail service. The Vine remains closed in both directions, that’s between Broad Street and the Schuylkill. After storm damage from Tropical Storm Isaias caused delays and suspensions of SEPTA service,...