Kansas loses bid to get U.S. Supreme Court to consider blocked train crossing case


Kansas came out on the losing side of an effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case out of Ohio that could have had implications for preventing blocked railroad crossings in Kansas.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned back a request from the state of Ohio to review a state law that prohibits stopped trains from blocking public roads for five minutes. Kansas was among 18 states that asked for the court to consider the appeal . . .


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