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LaGuardia: No more 'third world' airport? Cuomo, Biden say it'll be rebuilt

LaGuardia: No more 'third world' airport? Cuomo, Biden say it'll be rebuilt

LaGuardia Airport was born of controversy after Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, miffed that his city did not have its own airport, refused to exit a plane that had landed at Newark Liberty International Airport in neighboring New Jersey.  Seventy-six years and countless insults later, LaGuardia Airport will be reborn of controversy if a promise made Monday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is kept. Cuomo, joined by Vice President Joe Biden, who famously compared LaGuardia to an airport in a "third world country," said ground would be broken next year on a new airport. "Believe it or not," he said, reflecting the skepticism that has greeted past vows of major infrastructure...

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