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50 min ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Fence aims to curb George Washington Bridge jumps

The George Washington Bridge spanning New York and New Jersey is getting a fence to help curb suicides as the number of deaths there approaches record levels.

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Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

1 hr ago | Reuters

What FedEx knew of online pharmacies is key issue in drug case: judge

The U.S. judge overseeing a criminal drug prosecution against FedEx Corp said one of the core issues will be what FedEx executives knew about illegal online pharmacies whose packages it shipped.

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Related Topix: Air Courier, FedEx, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Jul 29, 2014

News10.net

Seattle wants drone rules after Space Needle buzzingSeattle wants...

Seattle officials are looking for new ways to push for drone regulation to be enforced by the Federal Aviation Administration after a small drone buzzed the Space Needle last week.

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Related Topix: Recreation, Space Needle, Federal Aviation Administration, US News

KTVK Phoenix

US Airways Express plane evacuated in Phoenix

Passengers aboard a US Airways Express plane had to be evacuated at Sky Harbor Airport after a report of smoke in a bathroom.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Federal Aviation Administration, US News

Asbury Park Press

NJ commuter train breaks down outside NYCNJ commuter train breaks...

NJ commuter train breaks down outside NYC It is not know how many passengers are on the train or what caused the mechanical problem.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Transit, Railroads

Brandon Sun

Plane passengers stuck in Hawaii for 3 nights get public apology, cash from Air New Zealand

A group of Air New Zealand passengers were stranded for a third night Monday after being repeatedly told their plane was delayed due to mechanical problems.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Air New Zealand

NewsOK.com

UPS 2Q profit drops 58 percent

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.

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Related Topix: Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

The Washington Post

Passengers stuck in Hawaii for 3 nights get cash

A group of Air New Zealand passengers has been stranded for three nights after being repeatedly told their plane was delayed due to mechanical problems.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Air New Zealand, World News

The Raw Story

Court rules against atheist group: September 11 museum can display Ground Zero cross

A cross-shaped steel beam pulled from the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center in New York days after the September 11, 2001, attacks can be displayed in the national memorial museum at the site, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday.

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Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Terrorism

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Small airplane from Richland crashes in Idaho

The Clearwater County sheriff's office says a helicopter crew with Two Bear Air Helicopter of Whitefish, Montana, spotted the wreckage Monday near the Blackhead Mountain area west of Lolo Pass.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Canada Online Explorer

Capsized kayakers penetrate New York airport perimeter

Two kayakers who got in over their heads in the waters off New York have put authorities at John F. Kennedy Airport on the defensive after flipping their boat and accidentally finding themselves in a restricted area of the airport.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Travel

Bellingham Herald

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

Beginning in 2006, Southwest made "extreme makeover" alterations to eliminate potential cracking of the aluminum skin on 44 jetliners, the FAA said.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

Business Journal

Allegiant drops service between Phoenix and Duluth

Duluth, Minnesota, will lose one of its airline routes this year, as Allegiant Air said last week it end direct flights to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Airlines, Allegiant Air

Recordpub.com

Two killed in Hancock County small plane crash

The Hancock County sheriff's office says that the crash occurred at about 1:10 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, OH, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Vancouver Sun

Daphne Bramham: Is the Arbutus corridor worth $100 million?

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada, Auto Dealers, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bradenton.com

Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

The professors said in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration that a clarification the agency issued last month on rules model aircraft hobbyists must follow would eliminate the ability of researchers to use small unmanned aircraft on low-altitude flights over private property.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

KTOO-TV Juneau

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court records

Friday was a big day for the Alaska State Archives. They officially took custody of 3,000 cubic feet of records and other documents from the National Archives in Anchorage.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Railroad, Railroads, Anchorage, AK, Healy, AK

CBS Local

Costa Concordia Arrives In Genoa

The Costa Concordia, the cruise ship that wrecked off Giglio Island, Italy in January 2012, has been safely moored at the Port of Genoa Voltri, Italy.

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Related Topix: Crowley Maritime

KHOU-TV Houston

NYC's aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

The nation's busiest bus terminal serves more than 200,000 riders a day in buildings with cracked floors, crumbling ceilings and a failing air-conditioning system.

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Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

The Honolulu Advertiser

The Search for Signs of Hawaiian Life

Marcia and Michael Shiraki of Honolulu took in the sights in San Ramon, Calif., this summer, including the Kilohana Grill.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings, Honolulu, HI, Travel

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