Latest Works Progress Administration Stories

2008-07-08 00:00:20

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jul. 8--Erecting a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge could cost as much as $50 million, according to an environmental assessment released Monday by the Golden Gate Bridge District.

2008-06-25 15:02:44

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines and its regional affiliate, American Eagle, today announced additional details of their capacity reductions for the fourth quarter of 2008.

2006-08-24 17:51:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Caps on commercial flights to limit congestion at Chicago O'Hare airport will remain in place for two more years but room is being given for new competition, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday.

2006-08-11 14:38:52

By Jeanne King NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fears of suicide bombers slowed air travel to a crawl on Friday and sowed confusion among everyone from passengers toting electronic gadgets to airport shops selling banned liquids.

2006-08-11 08:21:49

By Jeanne King NEW YORK (Reuters) - Susan Quatrella was still near the back of the line after waiting two hours to check in for a flight to Colorado on Friday as new security measures slowed air travel to a crawl.

2006-07-18 11:50:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Searing summer heat wreaked havoc on travel plans for New Yorkers on Tuesday as power outages shut parts of LaGuardia International Airport and the city's subway system during the morning rush hour.

2006-05-04 15:40:01

By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Every few weeks, someone climbs over the railing of San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge and jumps to their death at one of the highest-profile suicide sites in the world.

2006-03-10 18:38:56

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Local officials approved a study on Friday on possible alterations of the San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to stem jumping from America's most popular site for suicides.

2006-03-10 18:37:34

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines' domestic terminal at LaGuardia Airport was evacuated for about two hours on Friday because of a security scare, officials said. A spokeswoman from the U.S.

2006-03-10 17:52:38

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines's domestic terminal at New York's LaGuardia Airport has resumed normal operations following a security breach on Friday that forced an evacuation. A spokeswoman from the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]