The Round-Up: Thursday

La Guardia Airport launched a new screening system today that asks travelers to choose a line based on their familiarity with checkpoint procedures. [NY Times]

As the city battles thousands of ground zero workers over their health claims in federal court, New York State is making more 9/11 workers eligible for health care benefits. [NY Times]

Bed, Bath, and Beyond posted better-than-expected quarterly profits on Wednesday as sales rose 6 percent. [NY Times] 

Shopping mixed with farewell at a memorial/open house at the home of William and Pat Buckley. [NY Times]  

When submitting an application to a co-op board, most buyers know they are going to get investigated, but few realize how extensive the inquiry can be. [NY Times]

The great-granddaughter of the ABC Carpet and Home founder has slapped a copyright infringement suit on three home furnishing chains for stealing the design for her rug. [NY Post]

Mayor Bloomberg won approval in Albany to build a trash transfer station on Gansevoort Street near the Hudson River. [NY Post] 

Gimme Shelter: Giants co-owner Jonathan Tisch has gone to contract on a $40 million, Upper East Side co-op; Elizabeth Hasselback sells her Upper West Side home for $1.6 million. [NY Post]  

Key parts of Brooklyn Bridge Park will open by 2009, but officials say they are still short on two-thirds of funding. [NYDN] 

Demolishing the Deutsche Bank Building may cost as much as four times more than constructing it. [NY Sun] 

‘Sharing’ co-ops emerge as a more affordable alternative to condos. [NY Sun] 

A spike in apartment inventory signals a "cash-out" mentality among the city’s homeowners. [NY Sun]

American Airlines will cut 42 flights from LaGuardia. [Crain’s]  The Round-Up: Thursday