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February 12, 2014 | By Hugo Martin, This post has been updated, as indicated below
The freezing temperatures and storms described by the National Weather Service as "an event of historic proportions" forced the cancellation of nearly 3,500 flights Wednesday, with thousands more expected Thursday. An additional 4,700 or so flights were delayed, mostly in the southern section of the country, where an ice storm is moving from central Mississippi up to the Eastern Seaboard. The ripples of the canceled flights have forced the cancellation of several dozen flights in and out of Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego, according to the flight monitoring site,
August 7, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Providence, R.I., is offered on United, Southwest, US Airways, Delta and Continental. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $506. Take the ferry from Point Judith and Newport, R.I., New London, Conn., or Montauk, N.Y. Rates from $25-$48 round trip, depending on whether you take the traditional or high-speed ferry. From Point Judith and Newport (seasonal), Block Island Ferry; (866)
April 15, 1990 | Joanne Morgan Gilmore
Getting there: Block Island is 12 miles east of Long Island and about nine miles south of the Rhode Island mainland. Scheduled ferry service runs throughout the summer from New London, Conn., Providence, R.I., Newport, R.I., and Point Judith, R.I., with year-round service from Point Judith. The ferries carry cars by advance reservation only. Call Interstate Navigation at (401) 789-3502 (Point Judith) or (203) 442-7891/9553 (New London).
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