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  • 'Flightless' trip to Washington honors local WWII veterans

    'Flightless' trip to Washington honors local WWII veterans
    Dorothy Baggett witnessed plenty as a nurse in Germany during World War II a month after American soldiers liberated prisoners at the Dachau concentration camp. She saw bodies of Holocaust victims stacked outside a crematorium and nursed survivors as part of the Army Air Corps.
  • Southwest nearly done inspecting planes that were grounded

    Southwest Airlines says it expects to meet a federal deadline this weekend and finish examining 128 planes that were grounded because of missed inspections. Southwest Airlines Co. spokeswoman Brandy King said Friday that the airline had inspected 115...

    O'Hare's problems surmountable -- if city will face up to them

    O'Hare's problems surmountable -- if city will face up to them
    O'Hare International Airport doesn't need to replicate Singapore's Changi Airport to become world-class. But its landlord — the city of Chicago — should recognize that O'Hare has problems. "O'Hare's terminals are cramped. You really notice...

    128 Southwest planes lacking inspections are cleared to fly for 5 days

    More than 100 grounded Southwest Airlines planes were back in service Wednesday, after aviation officials approved a plan that would allow the company to keep flying the planes despite lapsed maintenance inspections of backup hydraulic systems....

    FAA: Southwest for now can use planes that missed inspection

    Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days. Southwest grounded 128 planes — about one-fifth of its fleet —...