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Cross-Contamination Leaves LAX Terminal Without Water

Passengers and employees were urged not to drink or use water from any airport facilities in one of the terminals Wednesday after a reported contamination.

03/13/2013

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Small Businesses Set To Bear Brunt Of $45B In Spending Cuts

Small business owners across the Southland were preparing for reductions in staffing and other economic challenges after automatic federal budget cuts began taking effect Friday.

03/01/2013

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Panel OKs Plan To Move LAX Runway

Airport officials approved a plan Tuesday to expand and modernize Los Angeles International Airport, including a controversial proposal to move a runway closer toward residential homes.

02/05/2013

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Residents Sound Off On Proposed LAX Runway Move

A public hearing at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday tackled a proposal to move the airport’s northernmost runway closer to the neighboring city of Westchester.

01/31/2013

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LAX Ranked Among Worst Airports For Connecting Flights

A new survey finds Los Angeles International Airport is considered by business travelers to be among the worst airports for connecting flights.

01/30/2013

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LAX Sees Increase In Passenger Traffic

If you fly in and out of Los Angeles International Airport, you’re not alone.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2013

Ontario To LA In 20 Minutes? Councilman Backs High-Speed Rail

The popular saying that “everywhere in L.A. takes 20 minutes” could take on a whole new meaning if one City Council member has his way.

01/23/2013

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Marine Recruit Arrested After Racing Onto SoCal Runway

A U.S. Marines recruit was in custody Thursday after racing across an airport runway in San Diego.

01/17/2013

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Flights Canceled As Winter Storm Pounds Midwest

Passengers at Los Angeles International and other airports faced possible delays Thursday as severe winter weather conditions moved across the Midwest.

12/20/2012

SEIU protesters staged a one-day general striek at Los Angeles International Airport back in May  to protest what labor activists are calling unfair practices by airlines using hired contractors instead of unionized employees. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Thousands Of LAX Workers Set For Walkout On Thanksgiving Eve

A union spokesman said a planned walkout on the eve of Thanksgiving could cause ‘significant travel delays’ at Los Angeles International Airport.

11/16/2012

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Minimal Impact At LAX After Latest United Outage

Passengers at Los Angeles International Airport and around the nation were left stranded Thursday after United Airlines experienced a massive computer outage.

11/15/2012

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Hurricane Sandy Continues To Force LAX Flight Cancellations

Nearly 200 flights remain canceled Tuesday due to Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, a spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2012

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Metro Asked To Explore Funding Options For LAX Light Rail

A proposed light rail extension spanning from LAX to downtown Los Angeles may have new life after transit officials were ordered to explore funding possibilities.

10/29/2012

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LAPD Veteran Eyes Reform As LAX Police Chief

A new police chief is pledging to beef up security at the nation’s second-busiest airport.

10/26/2012

AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

TSA Replaces Controversial X-Ray Scanners At LAX

Efficiency – and not radiation and privacy fears – was cited as the primary factor in the TSA’s decision to replace the controversial scanners.

10/22/2012

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