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  • Palmer man soars with jet team at Lehigh Valley Airshow

    On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years." Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...
  • Time to build Peotone Airport or walk away

    State leaders are talking again about that little town 44 miles south of Chicago. Peotone. Followed by "airport." Peotone has been the designated site for a new regional airport for more than 20 years. On paper. Not a single spade of dirt has turned....
  • New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms

    New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms
    When the new south runway opens on Sept. 18, it will virtually eliminate air traffic delays and provide enormous room for air traffic — and tourism dollars — to grow for decades into the future. It will also bring unprecedented noise....
  • Drone surprises jetliner pilot at LAX; owner sought in investigation

    A drone spotted earlier this month by a Canadian jetliner pilot near Los Angeles International Airport has become the subject of an investigation. On Aug. 4, Los Angeles police said, the personal drone was spotted by the jetliner pilot as the remote-...
  • Drone flying near LAX sparks alarm from jet pilot

    Police officials say the sighting of a personal drone in restricted Los Angles International Airport air space and another over City Hall support the need to clarify civilian drone use laws. In the first incident on Aug. 4, police said a personal...
  • Drones banned over Appalachian Trail, other National Park Service lands

    Drones banned over Appalachian Trail, other National Park Service lands
    If you find the idea of unmanned drones buzzing around in the skies above you just a bit unsettling, well, the National Park Service is with you on that. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail has put hikers and hobbyists on notice that drones will not be...
  • Is it morning TV news if nobody laughs?

    WRITER'S NOTE: This column was written after a summer spent traveling the country and watching random morning news shows. The writer vows never to do that again. "Rise and shine. This is The Morning News Zoo. I'm Barry O'Brien." "And I'm co-anchor...
  • Florida lawyer among dead in Bahamas plane crash

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A small plane crash in the sea off the island of Grand Bahama on Monday killed Ormond Beach lawyer R. Michael Kennedy, who worked for a travel services company, according to a Florida newspaper. Kennedy's brother told the Daytona...
  • Ferguson protests: Tear gas fired after attacks on police, officer says

    Police came under "heavy gunfire" and 31 people were arrested, authorities said on Tuesday, in racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. "Not a single bullet was fired...
  • U.S. bars all American airlines from flying over Syria

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has barred all American airlines from flying over Syria, saying the ongoing conflict poses a "serious potential threat." The FAA had previously warned American carriers to avoid flying over Syria....
  • EEUU prohíbe que sus aerolíneas vuelen sobre Siria

    (Reuters) - La Administración Federal de Aviación de Estados Unidos prohibió que todas las aerolíneas estadounidenses vuelen sobre Siria y dijo que el conflicto armado que atraviesa el país representa una "grave amenaza potencial". La Administración...