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April 19. 2013 5:14PM

Lebanon defies regulators, votes down $20M airport expansion

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — The City Council in Lebanon, N.H., has defeated a plan to expand a runway at the Lebanon Municipal Airport. The plan approved by the council actually will slightly shorten the runway. The Federal Aviation Administration had sought a $20 million runway expansion, to which the city would have expected to contribute about $1 million.

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