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19 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

St. Paul Pig's Eye Lake freight trains could be longer than ever

In this Nov. 6, 2013, file photo, a warning placard appears on a tank car carrying crude oil near a loading terminal in Trenton, N.D. Trains carrying millions of gallons of explosive liquids, including crude oil, are likely to continue rolling through major cities despite the government's urging to steer the shipments around population centers in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, St. Paul, MN

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

CABAZON: Retail blooms in Desert Hills Premium Outlets

A construction worker and new stores are reflected in a storefront window at the Desert Hills Premium Outlets on Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Cabazon.

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Related Topix: Cabazon, CA, Simon Group, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Apparel, Guess Inc Et Al

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Officials believe arsonist is at large after house fire

Michigan State Police Troopers of the Tri City Post are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Detroit, MI

Click2Houston

Texas EquuSearch, FAA, at odds over drone use

A Texas-based group of volunteers involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has run afoul of federal aviation authorities for using drones in their work.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Honolulu Advertiser

Fired pilot pleads not guilty to dodging screening

Joshu Osmanski remains free on $10,000 unsecured signature bond pending trial in June.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Honolulu, HI

Press-Telegram

Wings of Freedom Tour stops in Long Beach, seeks to educate public on nationa s aviation history

The Wings of Freedom Tour is back in Long Beach, thanks to The Collings Foundation, a nonprofit that supports "living history" events.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Non-Profit, Signature Flight Support, Huntington Beach, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

NTSB finds ship speed during Curtis Bay maneuver caused 2012 coal pier collision

The destructive collision of a 477-foot tanker with a coal pier in Baltimore in 2012 - which cost millions in damages and injured a dockworker - was likely caused by the "high rate of speed" at which operators tried to maneuver the ship into Curtis Creek, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its final report on the incident released ... (more)

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Related Topix: Curtis Bay (Baltimore, MD), Baltimore, MD, Curtis Bay, MD, Railroads, CSX Transportation

KIDK CBS 3

Sun Valley region airport gets $18M grant

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding a small central Idaho airport an $18 million grant for construction work on safety improvements.

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Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, US News

Star Tribune

Canadian Pacific assures feds that it's committed to moving fertilizer for spring planting

Canadian Pacific Railway has told a federal oversight board that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "significant challenge" for the railroad.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada,

CBS Atlanta

Beijing and Beyond: Hawaiian Airlines and Air China Sign Codeshare Agreement

The new partnership takes effect following Hawaiian's launch of its three-times weekly nonstop service to , we are delighted to partner with Air China to extend our network beyond the capital city, giving customers the ability to easily explore additional domestic destinations within , Hawaiian Airlines president and CEO.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Airlines, Airlines, Air China, Hawaiian Holdings

The Modesto Bee

Jackson airport addressing life after Southwest

The airline will shut down in Jackson on June 7 after 20 years. One results of that departure is to delay security checkpoint upgrades and improvements to the concourse after a downgrading of the airport's revenue bonds by Fitch Rating Service.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Modesto, CA, Business News

WHTC

New York's transit authority cuts deal to end 2-ye...

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority struck a deal on Thursday to end a 2-year pay dispute with a more generous offer to workers than the years of pay freezes it had originally proposed, New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo said.

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Related Topix: Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Southwest won't expand fleet through 2015 to reach profit goal

Southwest Airlines will freeze the size of its jet fleet through 2015, a one-year extension, as the largest discount carrier focuses on boosting its return on invested capital.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Mahwah, NJ

Baltimore News

Flight lands safely in Indiana after threat

An Indianapolis airport spokesman says a Southwest Airlines flight has safely made an emergency landing after the airline received some kind of threat.

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

Passenger traffic increases at Tulsa airport

Airport officials said Thursday the increase of more than 8 percent in March over the same period in 2013 is due to the addition of flights and continued success of the area's energy, aviation and manufacturing industries.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Airlines, Southwest Airlines

CBS Local

Next Phase Of Lincoln Tunnel Helix Work To Begin Tuesday

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says commuters will still be able to travel westbound through the tunnel and onto Route 495 by detouring onto eastbound lanes.

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Greenwich Citizen

Union Pacific railroad's 1Q profit up 14 percent

The harsh winter didn't keep Union Pacific railroad from delivering 14 percent higher quarterly profit as it hauled more agricultural, industrial and coal shipments.

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Related Topix: Union Pacific, Railroads

The New Zealand Herald

Air NZ cartel case withdrawn

Air New Zealand says claims against it as part of a class action lawsuit in Australia over alleged price fixing on freight have been withdrawn and the airline won't be contributing to an A$38 million settlement by other airlines.

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Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Cars on coal train en route to Virginia derail in West Virginia

Crews are cleaning up after a dozen cars of a coal train destined for export from Virginia derailed in southern West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Norfolk Southern, Mercer County, WV

Wed Apr 16, 2014

LA Daily News

New FAA rules stopping Mt. SAC students from getting jobs as air traffic controllers

Veteran Chris Schneider worked as an air traffic controller in the Air Force. He went back to school and earned a degree in aviation science from Mt.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

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