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Myrtle Beach flights returning to Rickenbacker

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Myrtle Beach flights returning to Rickenbacker Tuesday, October 23, 2007 By Marla Matzer Rose One-year-old Myrtle Beach Direct Air will bring back regular passenger service to Rickenbacker Airport starting in March. The move comes two years after Myrtle Beach-based Hooters Air pulled out of Rickenbacker. The airport, part of a former […]

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JetBlue To Drop Columbus Service

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NBC4i.com wrote JetBlue To Drop Columbus Service Tuesday, Oct 23, 2007 – 09:17 AM By Associated Press NEW YORK — Low-fare airline JetBlue is pulling out of Columbus. The company said the service will be discontinued as of Jan. 6, when it will also stop flying to Nashville. Just more than a year ago, JetBlue […]

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Coins, cash or credit for parking? It’s a tossup

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Coins, cash or credit for parking? It’s a tossup Monday, October 22, 2007 By Robert Vitale It hardly seemed like a contest when announced months ago, but tradition and technology are running neck and neck in a test of new parking meters for Columbus. Credit-friendly, bill-accepting machines that control dozens of […]

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Skybus Picks Greensboro For Focus City

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news-record.com wrote Skybus picks PTI Monday, Oct. 22, 2007 Skybus Airlines confirmed today that it will locate a base at Piedmont Triad International Airport, bringing 375 jobs and adding nonstop flights to seven cities. Skubus invest more than $350 million in aircraft and other equipment as part of the project, according to a news release. […]

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ColumbusING rebrands COTA as MOTO

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ColumbusING wrote MOTO Published by David October 20th, 2007 We here at ColumbusING just got the exclusive on some really exciting things going on at COTA… or, I’m sorry… MOTO! First things first… better not call her COTA anymore, call her MOTO and she is ready to go! BTW, MOTO stands for Mid Ohio Transit […]

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New Courthouse Design Getting Revamped

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Courthouse price tag soars by $11 million Friday, October 19, 2007 By Barbara Carmen Franklin County commissioners were reeling from sticker shock yesterday, after learning their dazzling, $105 million glass courthouse could run 10 percent over budget unless they make hard choices. “It looks like $11 million in compromises,” Commissioner Paula […]

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New $134 Million I-270/Rt. 161 Interchange Opens

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$134 million for this interchange is fine, but $80 million for streetcars is controversial? The Columbus Dispatch wrote After 3 1/2 years of work, the I-270/Rt. 161 interchange is about to open, tunnel and all Sunday, October 21, 2007 By Tim Doulin At 55 mph, it will take about five seconds to zip through the […]

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