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Memphis transportation leaders look to D.C. to avoid rail strike

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 30, 2022 7:57 AM CT | Published: November 29, 2022 5:24 PM CT

Forty percent of all freight in the United States moves by rail. Cutting off the supply, experts say, would cripple the economy and decimate the still-rebounding supply chain.

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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