• Obama budget includes money for Albuquerque transit project

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s proposed federal budget includes support for funding for a major mass transit project in Albuquerque.

  • This photo taken Feb. 4, 2016, shows a Rapid Ride bus traveling eastbound along Central Avenue near Jefferson Street in Albuquerque, N.M. (Roberto Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)

    ‘Route 66’ in Albuquerque sees fight over rapid transit

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to build a system of express buses and canopy-covered stations along historic Route 66 in Albuquerque is drawing opposition from shop owners.

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  • A woman clears off her snow-covered car after work in Pittsfield, Mass, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP) BERKSHIRE COURIER OUT, GREAT BARRINGTON RECORD OUT, RURAL INTELLIGENCER OUT, BERKSHIRES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Winter storm could dump up to 18 inches of snow on Cape Cod

    BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop up to 18 inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading to a casino skidded off a Connecticut highway, injuring at least 30 people.