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Driver uses cardboard Donald Trump head in carpool lane

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A cardboard cutout of a head in a passenger seat definitely caught the attention of a Washington State Patrol trooper Tuesday morning. That’s because it wasn’t just any old cardboard head, but that of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. A trooper stopped the motorist who was driving with the cardboard likeness in a carpool lane south of Seattle on Highway 167. The stunt netted the driver a $136 ticket. Another trooper Tweeted a photo of the cardboard Trump head affixed…

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Miami-Dade to get new Uber carpool service

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Uber is taking the next big step in trying to break Miami-Dade’s growing traffic congestion. On Thursday, the San Francisco-based ride-sharing tech company launches uberPOOL, a next-generation carpool service that matches passengers going in the same direction, while allowing them to split the cost of the ride. Ryan Graves, Uber’s Senior Vice President and Head of Global Operations, says that Miami-Dade will be one of the “handful of U.S. communities” to test market uberPOOL, in an effort to “impact riders, drivers…

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