Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on Metro-North Railroad to quickly install technology to prevent more fatalities.
The Connecticut Democrat headed a hearing before a congressional committee on Wednesday to examine the state of safety on the nation's passenger and freight rail networks. On a conference call with reporters, Blumenthal and Connecticut Transportation Commissioner James Redeker said a shunt that acts a red light can be installed quickly and cheaply.
The personal memoir of Christine Quinn, the leading Democratic candidate in New York City’s mayoral race, was made available to readers last week and has since been slow to sell.
As of Wednesday afternoon, “With Patience and Fortitude: A Memoir” had sold only about 100 print copies, according to Nielsen BookScan, and was ranked number 26 in the category of biographies and memoirs on Amazon.com.