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  • An ineffective way to look at teachers

    An ineffective way to look at teachers
    Liz Bowie's recent reporting on Maryland's teacher evaluation system ("About 3 percent of teachers in Md. rated ineffective," Oct. 28) raises many questions. Ms. Bowie's investigative report contains several quotes from Sandi Jacobs, the vice president of...
  • American Airlines subsidiary to lay off 478

    American Airlines subsidiary to lay off 478
    As American Airlines celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Miami hub, one of its subsidiaries plans to close its own hub there and eliminate 478 jobs. Envoy Air Inc., a subsidiary of American's parent company, American Airlines Group, has informed...
  • Amid Ebola scare, airlines approve fare hike

    The nation's largest airlines have approved a $4 round-trip fare hike, despite anxiety over Ebola  and higher travel prices for the upcoming holiday season. The hike may signal that the airline industry believes demand for air travel is so strong that...
  • Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals

    Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals
    It's not even the middle of October and I'm already worried — on your behalf — about booking Thanksgiving and year-end holiday travel. Why? Fuller-than-ever planes and increasing demand, thanks to a better economy. We don't often associate...
  • Nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola, gets warm goodbye from Dallas

    Nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola, gets warm goodbye from Dallas
    The first Texas nurse to contract Ebola, Nina Pham, left the Dallas hospital where she has been receiving treatment for the virus this week for a flight to a National Institutes of Health facility in Maryland, officials said Thursday. Pham, 26, is the...
  • Vote on new airport noise study may not sway FAA

    Vote on new airport noise study may not sway FAA
    Park Ridge's quest for a new review of O'Hare International Airport's runways and their environmental effects on surrounding suburbs won overwhelming support from the regional O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission. But Federal Aviation Administration...
  • United Airlines adding Wi-Fi to regional jets

    United Airlines adding Wi-Fi to regional jets
    United Airlines said Wednesday it will add Wi-Fi Internet access and personal-device entertainment to more than 200 of its larger United Express regional jets by next summer, allowing passengers to stream video to their own computers, tablets and...
  • State Farm seeks FAA permission to test drones

    State Farm seeks FAA permission to test drones
    State Farm is seeking permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test the use of drones to capture images, including damage to roofs, during catastrophes. The use of “unmanned aircraft systems” will “improve worker safety...
  • Airship dedication reminds Worldwide Aeros chief of deferred dream

    Airship dedication reminds Worldwide Aeros chief of deferred dream
    A small crowd, including a priest and five members of Congress, gathered in a giant hangar in Tustin this week to christen Igor Pasternak's latest airship. As the white helium-filled craft floated just above the hangar's floor, the gathering of VIPs...
  • Hurricane Odile: More airlines resume flights to Mexico's Los Cabos

    Hurricane Odile: More airlines resume flights to Mexico's Los Cabos
    Southwest Airlines restarted its daily service from Orange County to hurricane-damaged Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) on Wednesday, and American Airlines plans to return to the resort area starting Saturday. The airport lost a roof at one...
  • Bermuda fares better than expected from hurricane's direct hit

    Bermuda fares better than expected from hurricane's direct hit
    Hurricane Gonzalo scored a direct hit on Bermuda Friday night into Saturday morning, pummeling the tiny island chain with rain and howling winds that downed trees and knocked out power but spared it catastrophic damage or death. Much of the Atlantic...