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Three-hundred and twenty-eight days after it first went missing with 239 passengers and crew on board, Malaysian investigators on Thursday formally declared the disappearance of Flight MH370 an accident. Investigators concluded that the aircraft exhausted its fuel supply over the southern Indian Ocean, and is on the sea floor. Everyone on board the flight passed away. An underwater search west of Perth, Australia, is still taking place.
BP confirms layoffs at Houston office–The layoffs were first announced in December. BP folks have not given an exact number of employees who will be laid off.
After the cell phone ordinance goes into effect Feb. 1, some drivers will still continue to get warnings. If you’re one of the drivers who gets a ticket, be prepared to pay.
The North MoPac Boulevard toll lane project, originally set to be ready in mid-September, might not open until the end of the year. When the work is done, six-lane North MoPac will have an additional lane in each direction that will be open only to transit buses, emergency vehicles and those willing to pay tolls that will rise and fall depending on average vehicle speeds in the lanes.