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  • US 75 north of Dallas closes during snowy weather, accidents

    A winter storm that dumped several inches of snow on Texas Friday closed schools, snarled travel and forced a main highway into Oklahoma to shut down after nearly 20 vehicles slid off the road. The system that closed schools Friday in Lubbock, Abilene,...
  • Champ & Chump: Sarina Gumbert and Jessica Recksiedler

    Champ & Chump: Sarina Gumbert and Jessica Recksiedler
    Champ Sarina Gumbert: An air traffic controller at Orlando International Airport, she acted with grace under fire one morning last October when a corporate jet was heading toward a commercial airliner after each had just taken off. Quickly recognizing...
  • Congress passes temporary funding fix for Homeland Security, averts shutdown

    WASHINGTON A night of political brinkmanship ended late Friday when the House and Senate approved a one-week temporary spending bill to avert the partial shutdown at midnight of the Department of Homeland Security. Lawmakers in the House voted 357 to...
  • AEG report warns rival Inglewood NFL stadium presents terrorist threat

    AEG report warns rival Inglewood NFL stadium presents terrorist threat
    In a bold move to undercut an NFL stadium at Hollywood Park, the sports and entertainment firm AEG commissioned a study by former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge that found the Inglewood project would be a tempting target for terrorists and...
  • Congress goes to brink on Homeland Security shutdown debate

    WASHINGTON A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security loomed ever closer Friday evening as the House of Representatives failed to pass a short-term bill to finance the agency by midnight. It was an embarrassing defeat for House Speaker...
  • Suburbs try new approach in battle over O'Hare jet noise

     Suburbs try new approach in battle over O'Hare jet noise
    A suburban group that beginning in the early 1980s led the fight against new runways at O'Hare International Airport is launching a new, non-confrontational strategy to address jet noise, officials said Friday. The Suburban O'Hare Commission,...
  • 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...
  • Unlike O'Hare, Singapore airport a destination all its own

    Unlike O'Hare, Singapore airport a destination all its own
    Chicago and this tiny but financially powerful city-state in Southeast Asia both showcase themselves as "a city in a garden'' draped by a dazzling skyline. Both are home to airport expansion projects aimed at revving up their global profiles. But the...
  • 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...
  • Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns

    Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns
    The snow is done falling, but below-freezing temperatures will likely cause hazardous conditions on the roadways Friday morning, the National Weather Service warns.  Overnight and early morning temperatures in the 20s are expected to turn melted snow...
  • JetBlue announces new route from BWI to Fort Lauderdale

    JetBlue announces new route from BWI to Fort Lauderdale
    JetBlue Airways will begin twice-daily nonstop service from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in November, the airline said Thursday. The airline first began service out of BWI in September 2009, with...