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2 hrs ago | Digital Trends

Who owns the Manhattan skyline? One NYC agency thinks it does

The Port Authority agency wants a New York City store to stop selling home goods that depict the skyline, albeit in cartoon form.

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Related Topix: Fishs-Eddy, NY, Transportation

6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Gov. Christie Can't Remember Bridge Texts

Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that he doesn't recall getting text messages from a top aide concerning fallout from the George Washington Bridge lane closures.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Transportation

11 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Investors Bank in Edison Robbed Again, Suspect in Custody After Car Chase

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Thomas J. Bryan of the Edison Police Department announced that a suspect is in custody and is being charged in connection with a bank robbery and police pursuit that ended with his arrest in Elizabeth.

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Related Topix: Middlesex County, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ, Edison, NJ, Transportation

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Reuters

World Trade Center contractor charged in multimillion-dollar fraud

The owner of a company that has done nearly $1 billion in construction work at the World Trade Center was charged on Thursday with defrauding a government program intended to promote minority- and women-owned businesses.

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Related Topix: Transportation

The Modesto Bee

WTC steel company CEO arrested on fraud charges

Larry Davis was released on $100,000 bail Thursday. His lawyer said he will fight charges of wire fraud and conspiring in a scheme to cheat a program that provided contracts to minority- and women-owned businesses.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Modesto, CA, Business News

Sunherald.com

WTC steel company CEO arrested on fraud charges

Larry Davis was released on $100,000 bail Thursday. His lawyer said he will fight charges of wire fraud and conspiring in a scheme to cheat a program that provided contracts to minority- and women-owned businesses.

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Related Topix: Transportation

NJ.com

Thousands of Newark, LaGuardia, JFK airport workers to get raises today

A policy by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey requiring raises for low-paid airport workers goes into effect today at Newark Liiberty, John F. Kennedy International, and LaGuardia airports.

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Related Topix: Transportation, New York

Trucker

Judge tosses lawsuit by New York ports' largest operator

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the operator of the largest marine container terminal in the New York area against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

New tide gate will stop rising tides, alleviate flooding in Carlstadt

As ospreys and airplanes flew over head with wetlands and industry as a backdrop exemplifying the delicate balance of the Meadowlands, New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Officials christened a new tide gate on July 23 that is expected to alleviate flooding to low-lying industrial sections particularly in Carlstadt.

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Related Topix: Carlstadt, NJ, Wood-Ridge, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Moonachie, NJ, Teterboro, NJ, Transportation

MyFoxNY

5 annoying things about the New York City subway

Subway problems are annoying, but it's just a part of living in New York City. Public transportation isn't glamorous.

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Related Topix: Transportation

World Magazine

Court declares Ground Zero cross an important historic symbol

The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Second Circuit Court of Appeals

WNYC-AM New York

Port Authority Pays $300K Bridgegate Bill

Your tolls at work: It's cost $301,003 so far for top legal talent to represent Port Authority of New York and New Jersey staffers involved in the Bridgegate scandal.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Newark, NY, Chris Christie, US Governors, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

As GWB suicides approach record, an effort to stop jumpers

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco shown in a rendering with rigging that will act as a safety net.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Transportation

The Jersey Journal

Satellite tracking used on just 1% of NYC-area flights, IG report says

A report by the inspector general's office of the federal Department of Transportation said the FAA uses its NextGen satellite tracking technology on only 1 percent of flights at Newark Liberty International and the region's two other major airports use The control tower in Newark is shown in this Star-Ledger file photo.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

CBS Local

Fishs Eddy Told To Drop Items Featuring Port Authority 'Assets'

A well-known Manhattan housewares store has been ordered to stop selling merchandise associated with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Fishs-Eddy, NY, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Transportation

Crain's New York Business

1 WTC leasing

The Durst Organization needs to ramp up leasing at 1 World Trade Center or lose its stake in the tower.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Flight From LaGuardia Headed For Dayton Lands At JFK Due To Tire Problem

A Delta Airlines flight headed to Dayton, Ohio made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport late Monday.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Transportation

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, Transportation, Travel

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: Transportation, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Terrorism

The Jersey Journal

$9.5M Port Authority street upgrades in Jersey City will help port businesses

Truck leave the facility through automated gates that give a printed receipt to the driver and the facility has radiation detection equipment before the trucks leave.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Transportation

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