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2006-07-27 16:51:42

By Anastasija Johnson NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday decided to contribute as much as $2 billion for a new Hudson River tunnel for commuters who travel by train between New Jersey and midtown Manhattan. The authority's decision is a major step in securing federal funding for the project, which officials say is the biggest bi-state undertaking in 50 years. The new tunnel is needed because the current system is so over-crowded that...

2006-06-05 11:31:26

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Novelist John Updike watched the first tower of the World Trade Center collapse, yet he speaks with affection of the idealistic Muslim teen-ager in his new novel "Terrorist" who plots to blow up a New York tunnel. Reviews of Updike's 22nd novel, to be published on Tuesday, have been good, though the sympathetic portrayal of the title character, 18-year-old Ahmad, sparks unease in some. "To me it seemed like the most obvious thing in the world....

2005-07-12 11:45:53

In July 11 item from New York headlined "UPDATE 1-Cell phone service resumed in two New York tunnels" please read in paragraphs two and six ..."Metropolitan Transportation Authority.".. instead of ..."Manhattan Transportation Authority." A corrected story follows. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cell phone service resumed in two of four busy New York commuter tunnels on Monday after it was shut off amid heightened security concerns following last week's deadly blasts in London, officials said. Cell...

2005-07-12 11:43:31

(Corrects name of Metropolitan Transportation Authority in paragraphs two and six.) NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cell phone service resumed in two of four busy New York commuter tunnels on Monday after it was shut off amid heightened security concerns following last week's deadly blasts in London, officials said. Cell phone service to two of the tunnels had been shut down in a miscommunication between the New York Police Department and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, officials said....

2005-07-11 19:30:36

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cell phone service resumed in two of four busy New York commuter tunnels on Monday after it was shut off amid heightened security concerns following last week's deadly blasts in London, officials said. Cell phone service to two of the tunnels had been shut down in a miscommunication between the New York Police Department and the Manhattan Transportation Authority, officials said. Service to those two tunnels was restored. No specific reason had been given for the move...


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