SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Brunch in the Airport
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House Republicans controlling the Transportation Security Administration’s purse strings are moving to cut off new funding for those advanced airport scanners that have sparked outrage over their revealing images of travelers’ bodies.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Airline boardings at North Dakota's eight commercial airports in October were up 9.8 percent over the previous year. Officials say the 68,489 boardings set a record for the month.
Sens. Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad and Rep. Earl Pomeroy announced Thursday that area airports will be receiving U.S. Department of Transportation grants.
Carrington Municipal Airport, along with airports in Beach, Cando, Crosby, Lakota, Mercer County, Northwood and Walhalla will share $662,779 for runway upgrades.
The state Aeronautics Commission said airline boardings in North Dakota last year hit a 10-year high.
The state’s eight commercial airports served 682,663 passengers last year with an average of 52 daily departure flights. The total was up 4 percent from last year.
A federal task force that spent nearly a year wrestling with ways to assist people delayed for hours aboard planes parked on tarmacs has finalized its recommendations — none of which requires airlines and airports to do anything.
By Joan Lowy, The Associated Press
, November 12, 2008
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