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  • Are grain farmers losing to oil for rail service? Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    A record harvest will likely cause financial hardships on grain farmers due to a lack of rail service. Some point the finger at the oil industry for the problem.

  • Transportation funding becomes New Jersey priority Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Funding for transportation projects has long been simmering as an issue in New Jersey. Chris Christie nominated Democrat Jamie Fox to head the state's transportation department, and he was confirmed by the state Senate on Monday. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is paying for an additional $375 million in New Jersey projects.

  • It's official: US joins fight against Asia pirates Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    A map inside the IMB's (International Maritime Bureau) Piracy Reporting Centre (located in Kuala Lumpur) shows where pirate attacks have been occurring in recent years.

    The U.S. formally joined ReCAAP, a Singapore-based, multinational organization battling piracy at sea.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Delta Air rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $38.01. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 10 or. 9 percent, to $11.00. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 36 or 1.1 percent, to $33.79.

  • Norfolk International Airport traffic declines Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    NORFOLK, Va.— Norfolk International Airport is reporting a decrease in passenger activity for August. The airport says it experienced a nearly 8 percent drop in the number of passengers who used the airport in August compared with the same month the previous year. Overall, nearly 275,000 passengers flew through the airport.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 22- The Canadian government is looking at extending the insurance burden for crude-by-rail disasters beyond just railways and is weighing the idea of a special fund similar to one once set up for maritime oil spills, a government official said.

  • A bipartisan group of almost 80 U.S. lawmakers urged regulators not to end the ban on making mobile phone calls on commercial airline flights.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 69 or 1.8 percent, to $37.95. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 46 or 4.0 percent, to $10.90. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 41 or 1.2 percent, to $34.15.

  • The letter was sent to the heads of the Department of Transportation, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the FCC, and urged a comprehensive review of policy across jurisdictional lines.

  • Spirit Airlines is hiking holiday bag fees Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    DALLAS— If you are visiting family over Christmas and you're flying on Spirit Airlines, be ready to fork over a couple more dollars to check a bag. Checking a first bag on Spirit normally costs $21 to $100, depending on whether you pay while booking your ticket or wait until you get to the airport gate.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 22- The Canadian government is looking at extending the insurance burden for crude-by-rail disasters beyond just railways and is weighing the idea of special fund similar to one once set up for maritime oil spills, a government official said.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 69 or 1.8 percent, to $37.95. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 38 or 3.3 percent, to $10.98. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 29 or. 8 percent, to $34.28.

  • Larger aircraft could be using Maui's Hana Airport Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    WAILUKU, Hawaii— Larger aircraft could be using Maui's remote Hana Airport if the state carries out planned improvements. In June, the governor released $2.1 million for capital improvement projects at Hana Airport. Once they are completed, Hana Airport likely will be classified as a Class III airport, state transportation officials said.

  • Feinberg: 21 deaths eligible for GM compensation Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    Kenneth Feinberg

    The victim compensation expert raises the death toll from crashes involving GM cars with faulty ignition switches from 13.

  • Sir Richard Branson's latest push: Efficient trucks Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Richard Branson

    Sir Richard Branson estimates the North America trucking industry could save up to $40 billion a year through new technologies.

  • Early Glance: Airlines companies Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Delta Air fell$. 17 or. 4 percent, to $38.47. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 17 or 1.5 percent, to $11.19. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.59.

  • Chrysler recalls 230,760 SUVs for fuel pump issue Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Chrysler is recalling 230,760 SUVs to install a new part to prevent a fuel pump issue that could cause the vehicles to stall or not start.

  • Quonset Airport runway repairs due end of Nov. Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Runway repairs and safety improvements at Quonset State Airport in North Kingstown are scheduled to be completed by the end of November. The Providence Journal reports that the $3.8 million project includes repairing the runway, restoring pavement, replacing a culvert and improving safety areas.

  • Striking pilots reject Air France low-cost delay Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    PARIS— Air France pilots are rejecting the company's offer to delay the expansion of its low-cost carrier, Transavia, after a seven-day strike that the airline says is costing it up to 20 million euros a day.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:08 a.m. EDT Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    G20 stimulus pledge falls flat as shares slip on jitters over China, Japan, Europe German pharmaceutical company Merck to buy St Louis-based maker of chemicals for $17 billion Siemens to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion Amid Europe's jobs drama, German employers face different problem: finding new apprentices US owner of China meat supplier at center of food safety scandal lays off 340 employees US home sales pace likely fell in August from previous month Tesco suspends 4 execs, launches accounting investigation over inflated profit report Auxilium Pharmaceuticals board rejects $1.4 B takeover offer from Endo International G-20 finance chiefs say they are close to goal of boosting world economy by $2 trillion German victims' families to sue Ukraine over downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

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