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  • Itsaknockout wins Fountain of Youth decision

    Itsaknockout wins Fountain of Youth decision
    Itsaknockout won Saturday's Fountain of Youth … by a judges' decision. Odds-on favorite Upstart went under the wire first by almost three lengths. But shortly after he took the lead in midstretch, he came out and bumped Itsaknockout, who had...
  • Snowstorm wrapping up with downgraded totals

    Snowstorm wrapping up with downgraded totals
    The Lehigh Valley remains under a winter storm warning until 6 a.m. Sunday, though the snow that had decreased visibility Saturday afternoon had slowed by Saturday evening and was expected to end by midnight. There is a chance of freezing rain after...
  • Man accused of helping smuggle guns onto planes indicted

    A federal grand jury this week indicted a former Atlanta airport baggage handler on charges of helping smuggle guns onto passenger jets bound for New York City. The indictment was filed Wednesday in Atlanta against Eugene Harvey, who worked for Delta Air...
  • Sysco lawyers: Proposed US Foods merger is not bad for competition

    Federal regulators ignored many local competitors in its claim that the proposed merger of Sysco and Rosemont-based US Foods would significantly reduce competition and raise prices, lawyers for Sysco argued Friday. Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods...
  • Southwest CEO sees BWI as international gateway

    Southwest CEO sees BWI as international gateway
    BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will be a "focal point" for Southwest Airline's expansion into dozens of new international markets, the carrier's CEO said Friday. The Dallas-based airline, already the nation's largest domestic carrier, launched its first...
  • FAA says American 'may have' violated maintenance rules

    Federal officials say that American Airlines "may have" violated maintenance rules and they are continuing to investigate a union group's allegations that mechanics were pressured to clear planes for flying before it was safe. The Federal Aviation...
  • Ports union is painting a target on its back

    To the editor: Though I am in favor of seeing working people protected, I believe the port worker union's power in this case is disproportionate and potentially devastating to the U.S. economy. ("Small but powerful union is at center of port dispute,"...
  • Consumers actually like airline fees, analyst contends

    Consumers actually like airline fees, analyst contends
    You know who likes all the fees airlines charge? Customers do, one airline industry analyst contends, and he has an idea for a bunch of new ones. Revenue from all those airline fees and optional services, called ancillary revenue, rose 7.1 percent in...
  • Airborne commerce

    Airborne commerce
    The proposed regulations for commercial drones released by the Federal Aviation Administration this week didn't clip the wings of the nascent industry as much as some had feared. Operators won't have to obtain a pilot's certificate to fly the aircraft,...
  • Judge rules against American Express in antitrust suit

    American Express violated U.S. antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use one credit card over another, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The case was a major blow to American Express, who argued that its policies kept it...
  • 9/11 comment escalates US-Gulf airlines spat over subsidies

    U.S. airlines have been sparring for several years with fast-growing Persian Gulf rivals that seem to be poaching passengers from the Americans. Now, a CEO's comment that dragged 9/11 into the debate has escalated the fight. The three largest U.S....