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  • A meager lifestyle for workers who cater to the high-flying

    A meager lifestyle for workers who cater to the high-flying
    Rafael Leon could not believe his sudden reversal of fortune. So timely was his lucky break, on a December day in 2013, he suspected it must have been a case of divine intervention. Leon, his wife and their two young sons had just been turned out of...
  • 15 tips for planning your summer vacation

    15 tips for planning your summer vacation
    Here's important vacation preparation information from "The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From the Living Dead" by Max Brooks: "If you believe you can accomplish everything by 'cramming' at the 11th hour, by all means, don't lift a finger...
  • PA Congressman Bill Shuster admits to 'personal relationship' with airlines lobbyist

    PA Congressman Bill Shuster admits to 'personal relationship' with airlines lobbyist
    WASHINGTON — House Transportation chairman Bill Shuster, R-Blair, has acknowledged a "close private and personal relationship" with a female lobbyist for an airline association whose job is to influence his committee. The recently divorced...
  • Kasich charms unions as Walker embodies new Republican antipathy

    COLUMBUS, Ohio Standing with a crowd of carpenters to accept their endorsement, Ohio Gov. John Kasich acknowledged that it wasn't easy for union members to back a Republican. "But we've gotten to know each other over time," Kasich said in Columbus, two...
  • Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot from West Florida would get shot down

    Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot from West Florida would get shot down
    A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is "a patriot" who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said. Doug Hughes, 61, called...
  • Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn; pilot in custody

    Police arrested a Florida Postal Service worker who steered his tiny aircraft onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol after flying through restricted airspace around the National Mall on Wednesday. The pilot was Douglas Mark Hughes of Ruskin, Florida, who...
  • Community News for Glastonbury edition

    Planetarium shows GLASTONBURY -Tickets are on sale now for winter and spring shows at the Glastonbury East Hartford Magnet School Planetarium, 95 Oak St. All shows begin at 6 p.m., include a live night sky presentation, and last about an hour. Tickets...
  • Homes in flight path inundated with airplanes

    Homes in flight path inundated with airplanes
    Hundreds more airplanes are thundering over neighbors of the new south runway, and it could be just a hint of the uproar to come. Maintenance shutdowns of the north runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this month are funneling all...
  • Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar'

    The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said as key...
  • Hamptons town limits aircraft noise amid growing complaints

    After receiving tens of thousands of complaints about noise from planes and helicopters shuttling the rich and famous into the Hamptons, an eastern Long Island town has passed new laws aimed at curtailing the cacophony. "This is about addressing noise...
  • Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.

    Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.
    The Florida mail carrier accused of landing a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol was charged in federal court Thursday and has been barred from returning to the District of Columbia or flying any aircraft, officials said. Douglas Hughes, 61, was...