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2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Delta evacuates jet in Atlanta due to cabin smoke

Passengers were evacuated from a domestic Delta Air Lines flight Tuesday after a "smoky odor" was detected in the cockpit and main cabin due to what was later determined to be a burned-out fan.

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6 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Passenger tries to open door during flight

A man aboard a Southwest Airlines flight scared passengers when he tried to open a plane door during the flights.

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10 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Flight attendant's humor livens up plane safety speech

It's virtually unheard of that a flight attendant gets an ovation after reading the safety instructions before takeoff, but Southwest Airlines passengers got more entertainment than they expected.

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14 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

JetBlue Airways adding daily flight from Pittsburgh to Ft. Lauderdale starting Oct. 29

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says the new flight will give western Pennsylvanians another option for business and leisure travel.

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14 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

Big Boy is back: Union Pacific to restore gigantic steam locomotive, among largest ever built

In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapour, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Union Pacific Railroad, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Cheyenne, WY

18 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Huge Big Boy steam locomotive coming back to life

The Union Pacific Railroad plans to restore an engine known as a Big Boy. It was a 6,300-horsepower monster designed to drag heavy freight trains over the Wyoming and Utah mountains.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Union Pacific Railroad, Cheyenne, WY

22 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Company's Chairman &... )--Tenneco Inc. plans to issue its first quarter 2014 earnings release before the market opens on Monday, April 28, 2014, and hold a conference call the... )--Ellie MaeA , a leading provider of enterprise level, on-demand automated solutions for the residential mortgage industry, today reported its conclus... )--Fitch ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

FAA: Hawaiian didn't inspect plane properly

The Federal Aviation Administration says Hawaiian Airlines went eight years without properly inspecting certain components of one of its planes used for commercial flights.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Hawaiian Holdings

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Happy tale: Tie, the train-racing pup, gets a home

In this April 8, 2014 photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, an MTA Police officier holds "Tie" on a leash at the Harlem 125th Metro North station in New York.

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Related Topix: Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, New York, NY, Manhattan, NY

The Wichita Eagle

Co-pilot of Southwest wrong-Branson-airport jet retiring

Southwest Airlines Co. says that the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane's captain has resumed flying.

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Related Topix: Branson, MO, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Sources: Another Port Authority resignation expected

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Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors

KMIZ

Sources: Another Port Authority resignation expected

Another New Jersey representative on the board of commissioners at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is stepping aside, according to several sources with knowledge of the commissioner's plan to hand in his resignation.

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Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors

Long Island Business News

Southwest: Profit-sharing to nearly double

Southwest Airlines says employees will get a record $228 million in profit-sharing this year, nearly double the payout of a year ago.

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ArkansasBusiness.com

Winter Weather Chills Profit at J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported a 6 percent decline in first-quarter profit, as harsh winter weather disrupted rail and trucking operations.

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The Jackson Sun

IRS, Postal Service share tax-filing tips

With one day left before the federal tax deadline, the United States Postal Service is reminding Tennessee taxpayers to pay close attention to post office hours and collection box pick-up times to ensure they drop off payments in time to get the April 15 postmark.

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Related Topix: Tax, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, United States Postal Service, Postal

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC News

Unruly Man Forces Southwest Jet to Divert Flight

A California-bound Southwest Airlines flight was diverted to Omaha, Neb. after witnesses said a passenger tried to open a door midflight.

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Examiner.com

Romance of the railroad still alive in Kansas

The romance of the railroad is still alive in Kansas. On Saturday, April 12, 2014, the Heartland Express took people from Winfield across the prairie into the Flint Hills.

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CBS Local

First Rush Hour Of Pulaski Project Will Be Big Test For Many Commuters

The first day of the two-year closure of the inbound Pulaski Skyway arrived Saturday, though the real test of the new traffic patterns won't come until Monday.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Transit, Railroads

The Orlando Sentinel

Pilot wins award for 50 years of safe flight

David Taisch of Tavares with his 1981 Lake Amphibian airplane, on Monday, January 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Lake County, FL

The Motley Fool

Why Facebook, Archer Daniels Midland, and CH Robinson Worldwide Defied the Market's Plunge

Yet even as investor confidence fell through the floor, a few stocks managed to gain ground on the week, with Facebook ( Facebook rose more than 3% as investors couldn't decide whether the social-media giant is a momentum stock or a high-growth prospect with huge future potential .

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Related Topix: Logistics, CH Robinson Worldwide, Startups, Facebook, Food, Agriculture, ADM, Financial Markets, Mark Zuckerberg

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