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  • New Book By 'Nomadic Matt' Offers Tips For Cheap Travel

    New Book By 'Nomadic Matt' Offers Tips For Cheap Travel
    I'm no cheap travel newcomer. As a college kid, I flew Icelandic Airline, (better known as 'Hippie Air") to Europe and backpacked my way around the continent, staying in youth hostels and eating at cheap cafes. My bargain bible before and during my trip...
  • 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....
  • Gogo strikes deal to outfit Delta planes with faster Wi-Fi

     Gogo strikes deal to outfit Delta planes with faster Wi-Fi
    Itasca-based Gogo said Wednesday it has a deal with Delta Air Lines to outfit more than 250 aircraft with speedier inflight Internet access. Upgrades to Delta's Wi-Fi will be on the airline's narrow-body aircraft serving long-haul domestic, Latin...
  • Companies increasingly turn to tech to keep drones out of no-fly zones

    Low-cost hobby drones are making the power of flight accessible to anyone with a few hundred bucks to spare. But a combination of technology and safety laws could take the controls out of users' hands. When a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone crashed at the...
  • Franco, Solarz win Aurora 5th Ward primary

    Franco, Solarz win Aurora 5th Ward primary
    Carl Franco and Steve Solarz were the two highest vote-getters Tuesday in the primary for the 5th Ward aldermanic position. That means the two will square off April 7 in the general city election, when five other aldermanic seats on the City Council...
  • New flight paths angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

    Steve Dreiseszun says he cannot sit in his backyard or read a story to his son without a sense of dread. For the past several months, he and other residents in a Phoenix neighborhood of historic homes have been jolted — sometimes out of their sleep...
  • Seniors on the Go: When spending a little more is a good idea

    Seniors on the Go: When spending a little more is a good idea
    You can obsess so much about finding the "cheapest" air ticket that you may overlook cases when you'd be better off spending a little more. Checked bag. You pay $25 to check a bag for most domestic trips these days, and sometimes that's a good idea....
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EST

    AP Exclusive: Officials try to predict if inmates will commit new crimes, with uneven results States are trying to reduce prison populations with secretive, new psychological assessments to predict which inmates will commit future crimes and who might be...
  • Lawmaker with lavish decor billed private planes, concerts

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, a rising Republican star already facing an ethics inquiry, has spent taxpayer and campaign funds on flights aboard private planes owned by some of his key donors, The Associated Press has found. There also have been other...
  • AP WAS THERE: 70 years ago, Marines raise flag on Iwo Jima

    EDITOR'S NOTE — On Feb. 23, 1945, Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal took a photograph that would become one of the most recognizable and reproduced images in history. It showed five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising an American flag atop...
  • Drones are the new buzz in ag business

    Expect to see drones flying over vineyards, orchards and fields soon. A Hayden, Idaho, company — the first in the nation with federal permission to use unmanned aircraft for commercial agriculture — is lining up farming clients in the Yakima...