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Today's Headlines: Stopping a Train. Twain's Jump-Start.

Hello. I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the LosAngeles Times. A deadly train wreck revives a safety discussion, and some new rules in Santa Monica have the nation’s cities watching closely. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. #mailchimp-subscribe { font:14px Georgia,Serif; line-height: 30px;} Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Stopping a Train The horrific Amtrak crash in Philadelphia surely will revive demands for nationwide use of "positive train control" technology to slow or stop trains before accidents. An act mandating it for the nation's trains by the end of this year was passed after the 2008 Chatsworth Metrolink...

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