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  • Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub

    Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub
    The plan to build a FedEx Ground megahub in Northampton County got a mega-boost Thursday night, clearing what could be its highest hurdle. After months of discussion, the Allen Township supervisors approved a developer's proposal for the $335 million, 1....
  • Drone dread: Delray to discuss rules for popular pilotless craft

    Drone dread: Delray to discuss rules for popular pilotless craft
    Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein has a nightmare about drones. He sees them buzzing unchecked above the seaside city, creating all kinds of safety and, more importantly, privacy issues. Drones, also known as quadcopters, are the latest must-have gadget...
  • Ann McFeatters: Commercial drones coming to skies near you!

    WASHINGTON Oh no! The United States is falling behind in yet another big area � commercial use of drones. (Those things that buzz around and gather information and drop bombs overseas but don't yet deliver Amazon packages.) Although drones seem to...
  • Church meetings hear calls for justice in Missouri police shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. At two meetings with distinctly different tones, the call Tuesday night was for justice. Packed houses at two churches heard speakers discuss the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday afternoon a...
  • Obama calls Missouri shooting death tragic, urges reflection

    Obama calls Missouri shooting death tragic, urges reflection
    President Barack Obama called the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager a tragedy and called on Tuesday for thoughtful response after two nights of violent protests, looting, arrests and tear gas in a St. Louis suburb. He promised a full...
  • A refund from Aeroflot over terrorism fears? Expect a 'nyet'

    A refund from Aeroflot over terrorism fears? Expect a 'nyet'
    Question: My round-trip flight to Italy in December is booked on Aeroflot with 15-hour layovers, coming and going, in the Moscow airport. After the Malaysian flight was downed, I did some research to see what my options might be. Will Aeroflot give me a...
  • FAA lectures Chicago man who flew drone over Lollapalooza

    FAA lectures Chicago man who flew drone over Lollapalooza
    A Chicago man who sent a camera-equipped drone over Lollapalooza this past weekend got a talking to from the Federal Aviation Administration but is not in any formal trouble over the matter. The FAA reviewed two videos showing aerial shots of the three-...
  • FAA bans U.S. airlines from flying over Iraq

    FAA bans U.S. airlines from flying over Iraq
    The Federal Aviation Administration is banning all U.S. airlines from flying over Iraqi airspace, citing what it calls a “hazardous situation" created by the armed conflict in the region. In a statement Friday, the agency said all commercial...
  • 'Angel Airplane' has top-level containment for Ebola

    ATLANTA Two weeks ago, Dent M. Thompson, vice president of Phoenix Air, received an interesting phone call while he was on vacation in the mountains of North Carolina. One of the leading air ambulance companies in the world, Phoenix Air had developed...
  • Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone

     Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month with state transportation officials to...
  • LAPD want to crack down on civilian drones after police station incident

    LAPD want to crack down on civilian drones after police station incident
    Los Angeles police officials say they may have to set boundaries on hobbyist drone use because local ordinances are vague and federal regulators are unlikely to to put clear-cut rules in place anytime soon. “It’s just a quagmire … we&...