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1 hr ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Union Pacific 2Q profit chugs ahead 17 percent

The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said Thursday that profit increased to $1.29 billion, or $1.43 per share, in the second quarter.

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4 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

Family Booted Off Southwest Airlines After Dad Tweeted About 'Rude' Gate Agent

A Minneapolis man said he and his two children were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight after the father tweeted about a "rude" gate agent who refused to give his kids priority boarding.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Kids, Family

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Moray Firth Radio

US Lifts Ban On Airlines Flying To Tel Aviv

A ban on US airlines flying to Israel's Tel Aviv airport amid rocket fire from Gaza has been lifted.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Airlines, Delta Air Lines

KHQ-TV Spokane

Helicopter Crash in Wenatchee

Allen Kenitzer of the Federal Aviation Administration in Renton says the crash occurred on Wednesday in Wenatchee for unknown reasons.

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Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sunherald.com

Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Barack Obama, Federal Aviation Administration

Bellingham Herald

Norfolk Southern 2Q profit rises 21 percent

The Norfolk, Virginia, company said net income increased to $562 million, or $1.79 per share, from $465 million, or $1.46 per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Man, 2 children asked to deplane over tweet

A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Delta 2Q profit rises 17 percent

The Atlanta-based company said net income increased to $801 million, or 94 cents per share, from $685 million, or 80 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

By The Associated Press When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots... Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Georgia, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Reuters

Maersk's APM Terminals to sell container terminal in Virginia

Port operator APM Terminals, a unit of Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, said it would sell a big U.S. container terminal to infrastructure investor Alinda Capital Partners and a British private pension fund.

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CBC News

TSX hits new high on strong earnings reports

A strong earnings report from Canadian National Railway helped push the Toronto stock market to a fresh record high close Tuesday as traders put geopolitical concerns aside for the moment and concentrated on the health of corporate North America.

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Related Topix: Railroads, Canadian National Railway, Business News

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Airlines halt flights to Israel

U.S. air carriers Delta Air Lines, American Airlines Group and United Airlines said on Tuesday they have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety as the turmoil in the region has intensified.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Airlines, Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, Delta Air Lines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Palestinian Territories

WATE-TV Knoxville

Italy arrests smugglers accused of killing dozens

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Explosion, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WKTV

FAA tells U.S. airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WDOV-AM Dover

Frontier Plans Flight Suspensions for Wilmington

Expect a reduction of Frontier Airlines flights out of Wilmington this winter. A New Castle Airport official tells the "News Journal" that starting December 12th, service to Denver, Chicago, Atlanta and Fort Myers will be "seasonally suspended."

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The Spectrum

Teenage brothers killed in Virgin River Gorge plane crash

Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board investigators have begun investigating a plane crash that took place Sunday near the Virgin River Gorge.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Daily Breeze

San Pedro man who died in plunge off Vincent Thomas Bridge had posted suicide note on Facebook

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

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Related Topix: San Pedro, CA, Suicide, Los Angeles, CA, Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Hawaiian Islands remain under flash flood watch

Atmospheric conditions continue to be favorable for locally heavy rain to develop because of the presence of an upper-level trough and ample tropical moisture near the Hawaiian Islands, National Weather Service forecasters in Honolulu say.

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Related Topix: Weather, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Natural Disasters, Flood, Hawaii, Hawaiian Holdings

The York Daily Record

JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust

Police say Maitland, Florida, resident John Manwaring and a woman with him were charged with heroin possession after Sunday's arrests in connection with drug dealing near the Boston Common public park.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Maitland, FL, Drug Testing

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Southwest Jet Turns Back After Smoke Reported in Cabin

A Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight returned to Austin minutes after takeoff Sunday due to a report of smoke in the cabin, an airline spokesperson confirmed.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Austin, TX

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