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  • Only church destroyed by 9/11 will be rebult

    Only church destroyed by 9/11 will be rebult
    The only church destroyed by the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center will be rebuilt, more than a decade later. Groundbreaking on a new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church took place over the weekend. Construction is expected to be...
  • World Trade Center site, a work in progress

    NEW YORK — With next month's planned opening of One World Trade Center, the slow-moving, always-contentious reconstruction of the 16-acre site devastated by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will take a major step forward. Here's a status report on the...
  • One World Trade Center 'a bold but flawed giant'

     One World Trade Center 'a bold but flawed giant'
    NEW YORK — Ever since that awful day, when the hijacked jetliners tore into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, and the decision to rebuild was made, the question lurked: Could a new skyscraper deliver more than just a blunt statement that...
  • Truck congestion chips away at port's September income

    Truck congestion chips away at port's September income
    Despite a surge in exports at the Port of Virginia last month, truck congestion may be eating away at the port's operating income. The Virginia Port Authority, which operates terminals in Portsmouth, Newport News and Norfolk, said Thursday a total of...
  • Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest

    Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest
    John F. Reinhart, the Virginia Port Authority CEO appointed eight months ago and given the task of reversing the money-losing enterprise's finances, is the highest-paid port executive on the East Coast and perhaps in the nation, a Daily Press review of...
  • U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis

    U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis
    All vessels looking to dock at the Port of Virginia will now have previous ports of entry scrutinized by the U.S. Coast Guard to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus throughout the state and U.S. Lt. Krystyn Pecora, external affairs officer for the...
  • Plane cleaners' strike in New York 'not just about Ebola,' union says

    Plane cleaners' strike in New York 'not just about Ebola,' union says
    Nearly 200 airplane cabin cleaners have gone on strike at LaGuardia Airport in New York City after they say their demands for improved health and safety measures to protect them from biohazards and diseases such as Ebola have been denied. The workers...
  • Airline cleanup crews walk off job in New York over Ebola concerns

    Airline cleanup crews walk off job in New York over Ebola concerns
    About 200 airline cabin cleaners walked off the job at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday to protest what they say is insufficient protection from exposure to Ebola for workers whose jobs include cleaning up vomit and bathrooms. Picket lines were...
  • Ebola ruled out for ill passenger escorted off plane in Newark

    Ebola ruled out for ill passenger escorted off plane in Newark
    U.S. disease-control agents in biohazard suits removed a sick passenger and his daughter from a United Airlines jet that landed on Saturday in Newark, New Jersey, but federal health officials later said they had ruled out Ebola as a concern. The...
  • Port of Virginia official talks small business growth in Newport News

    Port of Virginia official talks small business growth in Newport News
    Growth at the Port of Virginia abounds, but some challenges remain. That was the message Russell J. Held, Port of Virginia senior vice president of business development, told attendees Thursday during a luncheon sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank at the...
  • APM terminal sale may benefit state

    APM terminal sale may benefit state
    The state's $1.16 billion deal with a private firm that officials blame for driving the Virginia Port Authority deeply into the red could be restructured now that the company has agreed to sell its cargo terminal, Secretary of Transportation Aubrey...