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Denial of Loan Request Adds to United's Woes

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United Air Lines edges closer to bankruptcy after federal regulators refuse a request for loan guarantees. United officials assure ticketholders flights will continue, but the company's cash is dwindling. It now faces nearly $1 billion in debt payments. Hear from NPR's Jim Zarroli, NPR's Jacki Lyden and aviation authority Darryl Jenkins.

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