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A new terminal opened a Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Nov. 6. Left to right: Kevin Dolliole, Director of Aviation at the airport; Julia Feltus, Sr. Advisor to New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell; and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards. All of the dignitaries present received a photo of the new terminal as a gift.

New Terminal Opens at New Orleans Airport

By Jonathan Trager

A state-of-the-art, $1.3 billion passenger terminal with 35 gates opened to great fanfare at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Nov. 6.

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Donald Trump Ordered to Pay $2 Million
Over Trump Foundation Fiduciary Duty Breaches

By Grant Broadhurst

On the bright side, at least this political and ethical scuffle will hopefully result in millions of dollars going to charity.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced on November 7 the New York Supreme Court has ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million in damages for misusing charitable assets during the 2016 presidential primaries. The $2 million – plus $1.78 million in assets possessed by the Donald J. Trump Foundation – will be disbursed equally among eight charities. The Trump Foundation is in the process of dissolving, and Donald Trump will face restrictions on serving on the boards of charities going forward.

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Measure to Impede Austin Convention Center
Expansion Defeated

By Jonathan Trager

A measure that would’ve stymied a $1. 2 billion plan to expand the convention center has been decisively rejected at the polls.

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San Diego Council Places Convention Center
Measure on Ballot

By Jonathan Trager

The San Diego City Council has approved an initiative for the March 2020 ballot that would fund a long-awaited expansion of the San Diego Convention Center.

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HOTS ReLAXing Congestion…Overwhelming congestion at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has turned getting in and out of Tinseltown’s airfield from a trailer-length jaunt to double-feature-esque slog. Hoping to avoid more traffic horror shows, officials recently banned Uber, Lyft or taxi curbside pickup. Travelers now must take a free shuttle, or walk, to a new pick-up lot called LAX-it where vehicles will be waiting. Drop offs are still permitted. And while it may not be the Hollywood Walk of Fame, HOTS gives LAX’s initiative four stars.


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