The Obama administration plans to add an additional 10,000 hybrid vehicles to its fleet of roughly 200,000 cars and trucks, Voelcker writes. Currently hybrids make up 5 percent of the government fleet.
United Auto Worker members at a Ford plant in Chicago overwhelmingly rejected a proposed labor deal Thursday, leading union leadership to prepare for a strike. All UAW locals have until Tuesday to ratify the deal.
Many incidents in the FBI files on Ted Kennedy involved rumors or unsubstantiated information passed along by concerned citizens. Some were the rants of inebriated individuals.