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  • NFL in L.A.: AEG report warns Inglewood stadium vulnerable to terrorism

    NFL in L.A.: AEG report warns Inglewood stadium vulnerable to terrorism
    In a bold move to cast doubt on a planned NFL stadium at Hollywood Park, the sports and entertainment firm AEG commissioned a study by former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge that found the proposed Inglewood project would be a tempting target for...
  • Southwest nearly done inspecting planes that were grounded

    Southwest Airlines says it expects to meet a federal deadline this weekend and finish examining 128 planes that were grounded because of missed inspections. Southwest Airlines Co. spokeswoman Brandy King said Friday that the airline had inspected 115...
  • Suburbs try new approach in battle over O'Hare jet noise

     Suburbs try new approach in battle over O'Hare jet noise
    A suburban group that beginning in the early 1980s led the fight against new runways at O'Hare International Airport is launching a new, non-confrontational strategy to address jet noise, officials said Friday. The Suburban O'Hare Commission,...
  • Private plane rides have bumpy congressional history

    WASHINGTON Among the serious accusations of improper spending leveled at Rep. Aaron Schock since The Washington Post shined a spotlight on his "Downton Abbey"-themed office are at least a dozen flights aboard his political donors' private planes. But...
  • New Executive Airport control tower is high-tech

    New Executive Airport control tower is high-tech
    Bustling Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport has a new high-tech control tower that will make monitoring about 500 flights per day a lot safer. Standing 117 feet tall, the $16.4 million control tower is equipped with the latest radar, communications and...
  • 128 Southwest planes lacking inspections are cleared to fly for 5 days

    More than 100 grounded Southwest Airlines planes were back in service Wednesday, after aviation officials approved a plan that would allow the company to keep flying the planes despite lapsed maintenance inspections of backup hydraulic systems....
  • FAA: Southwest for now can use planes that missed inspection

    Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days. Southwest grounded 128 planes — about one-fifth of its fleet —...
  • FAA: Southwest can use planes that missed inspection, for now

    Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days. Southwest grounded 128 planes — about one-fifth of its fleetĀ &...
  • United issues warning to pilots after cockpit errors

    United issues warning to pilots after cockpit errors
    United Airlines last month issued a stern and blunt bulletin to its pilots expressing concerns over safety. In the Jan. 9 bulletin, Chicago-based United reportedly called for stricter compliance with cockpit rules and procedures and cited several...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ TJ Maxx, Marshalls to follow Wal-Mart in raising pay The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores became the latest retailer to boost pay for its U.S. workers, putting pressure on other chains to do the same. TJX Cos. said Wednesday...
  • Companies increasingly turn to tech to keep drones out of no-fly zones

    Low-cost hobby drones are making the power of flight accessible to anyone with a few hundred bucks to spare. But a combination of technology and safety laws could take the controls out of users' hands. When a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone crashed at the...