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  • New flight paths angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

    Steve Dreiseszun says he cannot sit in his backyard or read a story to his son without a sense of dread. For the past several months, he and other residents in a Phoenix neighborhood of historic homes have been jolted — sometimes out of their sleep...
  • FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week

    FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week
    The pilot of an American Eagle airliner taking off from O'Hare International Airport last week took evasive action to avoid hitting another plane that strayed onto the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration and a source said Sunday. The incident...
  • Drones are the new buzz in ag business

    Expect to see drones flying over vineyards, orchards and fields soon. A Hayden, Idaho, company — the first in the nation with federal permission to use unmanned aircraft for commercial agriculture — is lining up farming clients in the Yakima...
  • Another winter storm hits East Coast; more cold temps coming

    The latest in a seemingly unending parade of snowstorms moved over the East Coast on Saturday, dropping a wintry mix as far south as northern Georgia and potentially causing more headaches for snow-weary New England. The National Weather Service said...
  • Frank DiBello: Pushing for a Florida spaceport for private liftoffs

    Frank DiBello: Pushing for a Florida spaceport for private liftoffs
    Frank DiBello is president of Space Florida, the state-chartered agency now seeking development of a spaceport in Florida. He also is chairman of the international Commercial Spaceflight Federation. DiBello, 72, recently spoke with Sentinel staff reporter...
  • Snowy Northeast to get brief, warm respite

    A brief respite from cold temperatures is here for the snowy Northeast, but that doesn't mean an end to its weather woes. Warming temperatures accompanying a winter storm turned precipitation in many areas from snow to sleet, making sidewalks and streets...
  • Storm leads to flight delays, lower speeds in Pennsylvania

    Another winter storm descended on Pennsylvania over the weekend, bringing snow and ice to much of the commonwealth, halting flights into Philadelphia for a couple of hours and prompting speed reductions on many highways. The National Weather Service...
  • Snowstorm wrapping up with downgraded totals

    Snowstorm wrapping up with downgraded totals
    The Lehigh Valley remains under a winter storm warning until 6 a.m. Sunday, though the snow that had decreased visibility Saturday afternoon had slowed by Saturday evening and was expected to end by midnight. There is a chance of freezing rain after...
  • Baker names panel to recommend fixes for beleaguered MBTA

    The region's public transit system reported progress Friday in restoring service crippled by a string of severe snowstorms, while Gov. Charlie Baker assembled a panel of experts to delve into long-term solutions for the MBTA's financial and operational...
  • Subs, drones part of South Florida flood-control plans

    Subs, drones part of South Florida flood-control plans
    Jaws emerge through murky waters, clamping down on an underwater photographer sent into a South Florida canal's unseen dangers. Yet the alligator bite doesn't affect this remote controlled, mini submarine, deployed by the South Florida Water Management...
  • FAA says American 'may have' violated maintenance rules

    Federal officials say that American Airlines "may have" violated maintenance rules and they are continuing to investigate a union group's allegations that mechanics were pressured to clear planes for flying before it was safe. The Federal Aviation...