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  • FAA rules alone won't prevent a drone-jet collision

    FAA rules alone won't prevent a drone-jet collision
    This holiday season, one of the hottest-selling toys has been the quadcopter drone, a tiny remote-controlled helicopter that carries a small video camera anyplace the ground-based operator sends it. While some of these brightly colored quads weigh less...
  • Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority's 2015 mission: Sell land fast

    Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority's 2015 mission: Sell land fast
    If the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority doesn't sell hundreds of acres of land soon, it will run out of money by May to pay off its court debt. The bad news in the airport authority's $22.5 million 2015 budget is that there's no money in it to...
  • Philadelphia, New York airline hubs cause flight delays to reach 1,500 across the country

    Philadelphia, New York airline hubs cause flight delays to reach 1,500 across the country
    Fog at U.S. airline hubs in New York and Philadelphia slowed travel as the Christmas holiday approached, with about 1,500 flight delays and 260 cancellations spread across the country. Philadelphia International Airport had about 90 inbound and outbound...
  • 2014 in review: Des Plaines and Park Ridge

    2014 in review: Des Plaines and Park Ridge
    In the near northwest suburbs this past year, opposition to a proposed gun shop pitted a community group against a village board, the sudden death of a young alderman left many in mourning and one community continued calls for further study on the effects...
  • Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6

    Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6
    An executive jet crashed into a Gaithersburg house Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a woman and her two children inside the house, authorities said. The victims inside the house were identified as Marie Gemmell, 36, and her two...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER Keep the old umbrella handy because showers are forecast for the late afternoon. Temperatures will hit a high of 39 under largely cloudy skies. Tonight, expect a low of 36 and a chance of freezing rain overnight. Winds will be 6 to 12 mph and...
  • American Airlines-US Airways is still a work in progress

    American Airlines chief executive Doug Parker says "significant progress" has been made since US Airways and American merged to create the world's largest airline one year ago Tuesday. Ticket counters, operations, and airport lounges have been combined...
  • Some in congress balk as White House plows ahead with Cuba policy

    BOGOTA, Colombia Even before President Barack Obama announced sweeping changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba on Wednesday, his congressional opponents were vowing to undermine any attempt at rapprochement. With Republicans in control of the House and Senate...
  • Air Force: Boeing cost overrun on tanker project jumps to $1.5 billion

    SEATTLE Boeing engineers and mechanics are scrambling to meet an already stretched out schedule and get the 767-based platform for the Air Force's new KC-46 refueling tanker into the air by year end, with an internal flight target of Dec. 27. That's...
  • Tetra Tech to zero in on its engineering and consulting services

    Tetra Tech Inc., a consulting and engineering services firm, has landed contracts in Afghanistan, developing countries around the world and southern U.S. states. And that was just in the last two months. The Pasadena company's employees have designed...
  • Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill

     Chicago mass transit projects stay on track in federal spending bill
    A $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress completed action on over the weekend will provide funding to keep Chicago-area mass transit and roadway projects moving forward, as well as expand pedestrian and bicycle safety programs, transportation officials...