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U.S. companies order more factory goods in May

WASHINGTON — Businesses requested more airplanes, autos, and oil drilling equipment in May The jump in factory orders after a sluggish spring suggests supply disruptions stemming from the Japan crisis are fading. Factory orders rose 0.8 percent in May, the ...

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BWI ponders expansion as largest carrier Southwest continues record growth

There is fresh pavement outside and new high-end stores, a chic lounge and even a French spa setting up inside as Southwest Airlines Co.’s acquisition of a top rival inspires hope of even more record-setting growth at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood ...

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BWI goes upscale with arrival of new retail spots, restaurants

The look inside BWI is increasingly local and upscale. Travelers can dine on crab cakes at two Maryland seafood joints, sip Maryland beers from DuClaw Brewing Co., or relax in a new, locally owned lounge at the end of Concourse ...

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Airlines collected $3.4B in bag fees in 2010

NEW YORK — The government says that airlines collected $3.4 billion in baggage fees last year, up 24 percent from 2009. The fees are typically $50 roundtrip for a first checked bag. Reservation and change fees accounted for an additional ...

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Businesses cut orders for durable goods in April

WASHINGTON — Businesses cut back on their orders for heavy machinery, computers, autos and airplanes in April, reducing demand for long-lasting manufactured goods by the largest amount in six months. Orders for durable goods fell 3.6 percent, and a key ...

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