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1 hr ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Publishers Weekly Best-Sellers

Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Transportation, Airlines, Marketing

5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines ending partnership

Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, as the airline has come under fire from animal rights activists over the relationship.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Marketing

Wed Jul 30, 2014

MarketNewsVideo

Daily Dividend Report: WLP, AFL, AMP, LUV, STJ, GWW, KIM, CNX, LUK, CHD, AWK, GCI, ENB

WellPoint declared a third quarter 2014 dividend to shareholders of $0.4375 per share.

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Related Topix: AMP Ltd, Insurance, Investment Services, Financial Services, Wellpoint Health Networks, Airlines, Transportation, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical, Industrial Machines, Grainger W W, Mining, Consol Energy

Northwest Florida Daily News

This Panhandle county will have the lowest bed tax rate

Walton County will soon have the lowest bed tax rate in Northwest Florida. Walton County commissioners approved a half-cent increase to the county's bed tax collections in August 2009 as an incentive to bring a low-cost air carrier to the county, which resulted in Southwest Airlines offering service from Panama City.

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Related Topix: Walton County, FL, Transportation, Airlines, Panama City, FL, Marketing

Business Journal

Spirit Airlines expands to New Orleans and Atlanta from Chicago

Really low-fare carrier Spirit Airlines said today it will add nonstop flights from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to New Orleans and Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Spirit Airlines

SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Upgrades: AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc., and Southwest Airlines Co

Macquarie responded this morning, raising its price target on AT&T Inc. to $38 from $37, while maintaining its "neutral" rating.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, REIT, Personal Finance, Day Trading, Financial Markets

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Government penalties against airlines soar

Southwest Airlines sent an online offer to about 10 million people in January 2013 for flights from Dallas to Branson, Missouri, for a bargain price of $66.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Branson, MO, Recreational Vehicle, Citation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

CultureMap

Scary skies? Southwest Airlines finds itself in deep trouble for...

The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking a $12 million fine against Southwest Airlines for what it deems improper repairs on 44 jetliners.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Airlines, Travel

Castanet.net

WestJet readies to take on new low-cost rivals, including Southwest

A pilot taxis a Westjet Boeing 737-700 plane to a gate after arriving at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on Monday February 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Canada, Airlines, Transportation, North America, World News,

Las Vegas Herald

FAA plans to fine Southwest Airlines $12 million

Actor Jackie Shroff was spotted inaugurating the Stardust Acting Academy in Mumbai.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Southwest Faces $12M FAA Fine For Recurring Repair Problems

The FAA is accusing Southwest Airlines of improperly repairing the fuselage skin of their planes, an issue which has lead to emergency landings.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Teacher hit by train sustains non life-threatening injuries

A 24-year-old suspect is in custody, charged with the weekend kidnapping and robbery of a man whom the Montgomery Police Department says owed him money.

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Related Topix: Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Airlines

Cleveland.com

Stocks finish mixed; Southwest Airlines fined for improper repairs; Apple approved to acquire Beats: P.M. Business News Links

In this May 9, 2014 file photo, Beats Audio equipment is arranged for a photo next to an Apple laptop at Best Buy in Boston.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Apple, Transportation, Airlines, Startups, Financial Markets, 9, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

FAA proposes to fines Southwest Airlines $12M

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.

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

Albany Times Union

proposes to fines Southwest Airlines $12M

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.

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

Hawk Eye

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate ca ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Social Software

Los Angeles Times

Passenger rights rules lead to jump in U.S. airline citations

The U.S. Transportation Department issued $20.9 million in fines against airlines from 2010 to 2013.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Citation, Transportation, Airlines, Branson, MO, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Star Tribune

Travel briefs: Southwest Airlines' on-time performance lags

On-time performance of Southwest Airlines has deteriorated over the past year, dropping from 81 percent of all flights arriving on time in 2013 to 70 percent for the first five months of 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Skift

JetBlue Considers Charging for First Bag Under New Fare Structure

Although the fee would be optional give the new fare options, the decision would give JetBlue's competitor Southwest Airlines - the only U.S. airline to never charge for the first bag - enough marketing fodder to last the year.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Marketing

Fri Jul 25, 2014

San Diego Source

Airlines beginning to see revenue take off

The 45,000 employees of Southwest Airlines , including hundreds here in San Diego, got a pleasant surprise in their paychecks last week: a $200 bonus for helping the carrier achieve some difficult financial goals.

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