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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

FAA, NTSB probing Ga. small plane crash

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says a Bellanca 17 aircraft carrying two people and two dogs crashed in a field about a mile southeast of the Monroe-Walton County Airport Saturday night. Bergen says the pilot was scheduled to land at the Greene County Regional Airport but was diverted because of weather.

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

6 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Subway tunnel damaged by Sandy restored to service

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority took a ride on a train Sunday through the Montague Tunnel connecting Brooklyn and lower Manhattan. The tunnel had been flooded with millions of gallons of water by Sandy in 2012.

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

9 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Moving to the Centre: Star will be - integrated and engaged' with thea

News organizations are not exactly known as mall tenants, like Orange Julius or Forever 21. The nation's largest mall developer, Simon Property Group, for example, has never had a media tenant like The Star among its more than 100 enclosed shopping malls. Moving to the Centre: Star will be 'integrated and engaged' with the community News organizations are not exactly known as mall tenants, like Orange Julius or Forever 21. The nation's largest mall developer, Simon Property Group, for example, has never had a media tenant like The Star among its more than 100 enclosed shopping malls.

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Related Topix: Simon Group, Indianapolis, IN, Publishing, Media, Gannett Co, Nordstrom, Retail, Apparel

13 hrs ago | Tripso.com

Sunday musings: Apple watch is new hotel room key, Low airline expectations, JetBlue corporate ideal

Big hotel chains are already preparing for the coming of the Apple Watch . They are building apps that will allow them to communicate with customers from airport to hotel and direct them right to their hotel rooms upon arrival at the hotel.

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Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways

18 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Old fleet adds to pain for Hertz

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. One of the first tasks facing the next chief executive of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is upgrading an aging rental car fleet that's putting off customers and damaging the brand and may have cost Mark Frissora his job.

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Related Topix: Hertz Global, Naples, FL, Leasing, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KITV-TV

Mixed Plate: Hula in the Big Apple

The adventures of Aunty TeMoana and the other Ex-Lexes as they call themselves are the subjects of a documentary by local director Anne Marie Kirk in this weeks Mixed Plate. Hula royalty will be headed to the Big Apple next month for a reunion at the historic Hotel Lexington.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Sunday Herald

Chairman McFarlane to leave FirstGroup

The transport group said a search for a replacement is already under way and is being headed by its senior independent director, Drummond Hall. Mr Hall said: "It is unfortunate that John will be unable to see his tenure through at FirstGroup, but we all understand the importance of the role at Barclays he has been asked to take on."

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

NY's 9/11 Memorial: When Did Honoring the Dead Become an Occasion for Fleecing the Living?

"NY's 9/11 Memorial: When Did Honoring the Dead Become an Occasion for Fleecing the Living?" written by Jim Epstein and Nick Gillespie, narrated by Kennedy, and shot and edited by Epstein, with help from Anthony L. Fisher. About 2 minutes.

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Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, New York

Seeking Alpha

Mr. Market Provides Some Early Fall Color For REIT Investors

Yesterday Mr. Market decided that the REIT market was getting a little overheated so he decided to cast a chill on REIT shares. It's clear that interest rates have settled since a sharp upward spike in mid-2013 so rate risk may not be foremost in investors' minds.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Real Estate, Developers Diversified Realty, Simon Group

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

KCS Executive Vice President sells $200,000 in stock

NEW YORK - Kansas City Southern EVP Warren K. Erdman sold 1,731 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 9. The stock was sold at an average price of $115.60, for a total value of $200,103.60. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 39,768 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $4,597,181.

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Related Topix: Kansas City Southern, Kansas City Southern Railway, Railroads

Business Journal

Delta No. 2 for on-time arrivals

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines Inc. - one of the busiest carriers at Orlando International Airport - posted the second-highest on-time arrival rate for July, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's September 2014 Air Travel Consumer Report.

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Related Topix: Delta Air Lines, Airlines

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Southwest Airlines to begin Baltimore-Costa Rica flights in March

Southwest planes at Baltimore International Airport will fly to San Jose, Costa Rica, starting this March. The new route marks Southwest's first service to Central America.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Costa Rica, World News, San Jose Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel, Dallas, TX

KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for Sept. 12, 2014

Today is Friday, September 12, the 255th day of 2014. There are 110 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Rice University, Airlines, US Airways Group, Columbus, OH

Washington Examiner

Military-style jet visiting DC-area airport

Officials are alerting the public that a military-style fighter jet aircraft will fly into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport this weekend. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority says the jet is scheduled to land Saturday at around noon.

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Daily Herald

FAA investigates emergency landing in Rockford

The Federal Aviation Administration has opened an investigation into a UPS plane's emergency landing at the Rockford airport after it reported hydraulic system trouble. Mechanics worked on the Airbus 306 on Thursday following the Wednesday incident at Chicago Rockford International Airport, the Rockford Register Star reported.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

KMIZ

Airlines show off their new flying colors

First, U.S carrier Southwest Airlines unveiled its new branding, which included a complete overhaul of its livery. The old "canyon blue" was retired for a darker shade, the stripes on the tail have been modified, the fonts brought into the 21st century, and -- most significantly -- a yellow, red and blue heart added to the plane's belly.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Travel

USA Today

Allegiant drops Bellingham-Hawaii routes

Leisure carrier Allegiant Air will end its Hawaii service from Bellingham, Wash., a move that will end nearly two years of head-to-head competition with Alaska Airlines on the routes. Allegiant first began Allegiant drops Bellingham-Hawaii routes Leisure carrier Allegiant Air will end its Hawaii service from Bellingham, Wash., a move that will end nearly two years of head-to-head competition with Alaska Airlines on the routes.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Allegiant Air, Bellingham, WA, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Weather

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

JetBlue posts gains in traffic, key revenue figure

JetBlue Airways Corp. said Thursday that traffic grew faster than it added seats, and a key revenue figure rose in August. Passengers flew 3.72 billion miles last month, an increase of 6.7 percent a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways

NewsOK.com

Flight delayed, person detained at Sea-Tac

The Port of Seattle says a Southwest Airlines flight to Denver was delayed just before takeoff following an unspecified security incident involving a passenger. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spokesman Peter McGraw said he could not give details of the incident Thursday because of an ongoing investigation, but he said the aircraft was never in danger.

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Related Topix: Port of Seattle, Airlines, Southwest Airlines

Transport Topics

Truck Transportation Deaths Drop 8% in 2013

Deaths in the truck transportation industry declined 8% to 461 in 2013, according to a preliminary report on fatal occupational injuries by the U.S. Department of Labor. Of the truck transportation deaths, 67% were roadway incidents, which include deaths from traffic accidents, incidents on the roadway and fatalities on the shoulder and surrounding area.

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