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New rules for luggage is the subject of today's last word in business. The word is pack light if you're flying United. Starting in May, United Airlines will start charging domestic passengers with nonrefundable tickets $25 to check a second bag. First bag is free, second bag 25 bucks, and that's only one way. If you're in the frequent flyer program, you can still check two bags for free. Any more than that and passengers will have to fork over even more money in luggage fees. United says the new system is, quote, "part of its continuing effort to offer customers choice, flexibility and low fares." It also hopes the fees will add $100 million to United's income.
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