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  • 2 flight attendants were ejected from Asiana plane during crash

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Two flight attendants were ejected from the rear section of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 when it crashed Saturday at San Francisco International Airport but survived, federal investigators said Tuesday. Deborah A.P. Hersman, chairwoman of...
  • Asiana pilot knew plane was in trouble, crash investigators say

    Asiana pilot knew plane was in trouble, crash investigators say
    SAN FRANCISCO -- One of the pilots on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 told investigators that he knew the ill-fated flight was coming in too low into San Francisco International Airport and tried to correct the path. At a press conference Tuesday, the...
  • Family, friends of pilot found on Burbank off-ramp stunned by death

    The family and friends of the Washington state man found dead on a Burbank off-ramp this week remembered him as a fun-loving sports fanatic.  The man, Lee Clifford Morris of Richland, Wash., was a 26-year veteran pilot for the airline. His body was...
  • New Beaven ad hits Mica for oil money, pay raises, “pet projects”

     
    Updated 5:50 p.m. with new response from Mica camp, slamming Beaven's pay raise vote claim as “pure fabrication.” Democratic congressional candidate Heather Beaven has come out with her second television commercial, this time slamming District...
  • Top track and field meets for the 2011 season

     
    Here are major track and field meets on the 2011 calendar. Monday, Feb. 21 Lady Wildcat Open, at Showalter Field, Winter Park (girls only) Tuesday, Feb. 21 Wildcat Open, at Showalter Field, Winter Park (boys only) Friday, Feb 25 Highlander Invitational,...
  • Meet Space Shuttle Discovery’s crew

     
    Steven W. Lindsey, Commander Born: Aug. 24, 1960 in Arcadia, Calif. Education: B.S., Engineering Sciences, U.S. Air Force Academy in 1982, M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology in 1990. Family: Married with three children...
  • Florida universities spend almost $2 billion on research

     
    I've been doing some research for a story I'm writing about how much research funding the University of Central Florida has received in recent years. Interesting factoid: Florida's colleges and universities spent a combined almost $2 billion on research...
  • Manned spaceflight advocates: Congress, please support private rockets

     
    More than 50 prominent proponents of manned spaceflight have signed an open letter urging Congress to support commercial companines' efforts to carry crew to the International Space Station. In a letter dated today, the signatories which include former...
  • Private space companies, other spaceflight supporters: Congress, please support private spaceflight

     
    More than 50 prominent proponents of manned spaceflight have signed an open letter urging Congress to support commercial companies' efforts to carry crew to the International Space Station. Among those who signed the letter, dated today,are former NASA...
  • Valencia playwright competition winner staged: ‘In the Latter Days’

     
    Here's an early look at this week's theater-page spotlight in the Sentinel's Friday Calendar section: ‘In the Latter Days’ WHAT: The Valencia Character Company will present the first staging of Ann Magaha’s “In the Latter Days,&#...
  • Sen. Graham to discuss oil spill, homeland security at Embry-Riddle

     
    U.S. Senator Bob Graham will be at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University later this month to talk about the findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. Graham, who was recently co-chairman of the ...