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    LONDON'S BRIDGE ASCENDANT

    Londonís Millennium Bridge reopened on February 22, 2002, with its designer, Lord Foster, in attendance, but without its original, notorious wobble. Described by Foster as a "blade of light," the Millennium Bridge was closed just two days after it first opened in June, 2000, because it shimmied and shook uncomfortably.

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    NEW HUB, NO HUBCAPS

    The Edward H. McNamara Terminal in Detroit, Michigan opened to passengers on February 24th. This major new terminal, for Northwest Airlines' largest hub, is designed to reposition Wayne County's Detroit Metropolitan Airport as a world-class facility, with architecture demonstrating the latest in passenger amenities.

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    Italy Plans Grand Span to Sicily — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0326

    Government Orders Inquiry into Trade Center Collapse — New York Times, 2002.0323

    Kodak Theatre Sued over Access for Disabled — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0323

    Empire State Building Sold — AP at Yahoo News, 2002.0319

    London Approves Plans for Europe's Tallest Tower — Reuters at Yahoo News, 2002.0312

    Bush Recommits to $20 Billion Federal Aid Package for NYC — BDC, 2002.0308

    Sept. 11 Attacks May Bring Changes in Building Codes — Washington Post, 2002.0307

    Sinking Science Tower Shut for Repairs — BBC News, 2002.0305

    Brooklyn Bridge May Be for Sale — U.K. Telegraph, 2002.0301

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