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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Free Wi-Fi could be coming to the New York City area's major airports.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is set to vote Wednesday on a plan to offer free access at Newark, Kennedy and LaGuardia airports, to a point.

The Record newspaper reports passengers would have to pay after 30 minutes.

It currently costs passengers $4.95 an hour or $7.95 for 24 hours to access the Internet at the airports.

Information from: The Record (Woodland Park, N.J.), http://www.northjersey.com

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