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Passport problems keep travelers at home

Jun 13, 2007
The State Department recently relaxed passport requirements for travel abroad so it could dig out of a mountain of applications. But the temporary fix isn't working. A lot of travelers are stuck and losing money. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Crime, Travel, Washington
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Even he's still waiting for his passport

Jun 13, 2007
It seems there are no exceptions to passport complications, not even for a former high-ranking federal official like commentator Robert Reich. He tells his story.
Posted In: Travel, Washington
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Europe ready to fight for Clean Sky

Jun 13, 2007
Leaders in Europe are bracing for harsh criticism from the White House over their new Clean Sky project designed to cut jet carbon emissions and reduce noise pollution, but they say they're just playing catch-up with the U.S. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada, Travel
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Missouri project will slow business traffic

Jun 11, 2007
The Show Me state is spending half a billion dollars to rebuild a 10-mile stretch of I-64 in the heart of St. Louis. The project's so big it's causing some businesses to take their own detours. Tom Weber reports.
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Backlog puts passport requirements on hold

Jun 8, 2007
As part of a drive to boost security, the State Department mandated that travelers to Canada, Mexico and the Carribbean have a passport. But the demand has caused months of document delays. Dan Gretch reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel
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Airlines get pension relief from Iraq spending bill

Jun 7, 2007
In the $120-billion Iraq war spending bill President Bush signed two weeks ago, amendments were slipped in that give financial breaks to two airlines. A couple of senators want to know how they got in there. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Travel, Washington
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Fee hike threatens Alaskan travel

Jun 6, 2007
In Alaska, air taxis are more common than ground taxis. Small planes are integral to the transportation system, carrying everything from commuters to pizza to emergency medical care. But an FAA fuel tax hike could ground many of them, reports Weld Royal.
Posted In: Taxes, Travel
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Should airport workers go through the screener?

Jun 5, 2007
Congress is looking at ways to improve the screening of the 1 million people who work at the nation's airports — which isn't done already. And airlines and airports don't like the idea. John Dimsdale reports.
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Virgin to offer business-only service

Jun 4, 2007
Imagine: overseas flights where 48 passengers can spread out in a plane designed to carry 220, kicking back in near-flat beds. Will Virgin Atlantic squash the small startup airlines that have been offering such service? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel
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Northwest emerges from cloud of bankruptcy

May 31, 2007
Northwest Airlines is taking off with a lighter load today as it exits Chapter 11 protection. It shed $2.4 billion in annual costs during bankruptcy, but there could still be turbulent skies ahead. Annie Baxter explains.
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