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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...
  • No Ebola impact seen as Thanksgiving air travel expected to rise 1.5%

    No Ebola impact seen as Thanksgiving air travel expected to rise 1.5%
    What Ebola? Americans seems ready to move past the recent Ebola scare to travel by air in greater numbers for the Thanksgiving holiday. During the 12-day period around the Nov. 27 holiday, 24.6 million people will fly on the nation's airlines, a 1.5%...
  • Travel letters: Try a new holiday tradition: staying home

    Stay home for the holidays Regarding "It Might Be Too Late to Land Holiday Deal" by Catharine Hamm, Oct. 12: What amazes me about articles like this is, why does everyone have to go home every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas and maybe New Year's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Can you get a refund on a plane ticket if you're worried about Ebola?

    Can you get a refund on a plane ticket if you're worried about Ebola?
    Can you cancel your airline ticket because you are afraid of Ebola or other diseases? Yes you can. But you may also pay the financial price. The news about a second nurse who has Ebola and flew a commercial flight has travelers understandably...