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  • Business Highlights

    ___ US running out of room to store oil; price collapse next? The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in coming months. For the past seven weeks, the United States...
  • One of 2 men killed in plane crash was highly experienced pilot

    One of 2 men killed in plane crash was highly experienced pilot
    David John Whitney was certified to fly jumbo jets, seaplanes, a corporate jet, helicopters and gliders. You name it, and Whitney likely knew how to fly it. Whitney was one of two men riding in Whitney's amphibious light aircraft on Monday when it...
  • US Sen. Markey files bill to curb drone data collection

    U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones The Massachusetts Democrat teamed with U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, a Vermont Democrat, on a bill to create safeguards to protect the privacy of individuals from the expanded...
  • Jeffrey M. McCall: In Facebook case, Supreme Court must offer guide to defining threat

    The social media world is a crazy world, indeed, sparking firestorms over petty things, such as the color of some dress in Scotland. Most social media postings connect people to ideas, news, fun and each other. There is, however, a dark and demented...
  • Watchdog: Air traffic control system is a hacking risk

    The nation's system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at "increased and unnecessary risk" of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken steps to protect the air traffic...
  • Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland

    Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland
    "Airports will shape business location and urban development in the 21st century as much as highways did in the 20th century, railroads in the 19th and seaports in the 18th." Those are the words of John Kasarda, a business professor at the University of...
  • What's at stake in remodeling Burbank Airport

    What's at stake in remodeling Burbank Airport
    Officials generally agree that the Burbank Bob Hope Airport passenger terminal is cramped, outdated and obsolete. Opened 85 years ago, the terminal is so close to the runway that it does not meet federal design safety standards. The terminal also doesn'...
  • Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash

    Two killed in Palm Beach County plane crash
    A single-engine plane crashed in a marshy area within a Palm Beach County wildlife refuge Monday, killing its two passengers and sending rescue workers trudging through knee-high mud and dense brush to reach it. The victims had not been identified late...
  • Droning on: Orlando firms to launch new drone training classes

    Droning on: Orlando firms to launch new drone training classes
    Two companies in the Orlando area are teaming up to provide more safety classes for people who want to fly drones commercially, now that the Federal Aviation Administration has announced it proposed regulations. The classes will be focused on how...
  • FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't

    FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't
    The Federal Aviation Administration over the weekend released proposed rules for small drones for commercial use. Some have said the move has the potential to dramatically change the nation's airspace for years to come.  “Technology is advancing...
  • Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA's proposed rules

    Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA's proposed rules
    Entrepreneurs in the fledgling drone industry breathed a sigh of relief Monday after federal regulators finally issued proposed rules for flying the small robotic flying machines — a plan not as tough on commercial users as many had feared. "It'...