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  • Small Business Development Center: Plenty of women starting businesses on the Peninsula

    At the Small Business Development Center offices in Hampton, it's not uncommon to see groups of women getting help in starting or growing their businesses. In fact, Hampton Roads SBDC associate director Debra Farley estimates that 42 percent of the...
  • Low wages for aerospace workers despite tax breaks for employers

    SUMNER, Wash. Corrine "Cookie" Peterson, a 72-year-old widow, arrives at AIM Aerospace's manufacturing plant in this city about 30 miles south of Seattle at 6:30 a.m. to assemble ventilation ducts for Boeing jets. Arthritis restricts her to a 40-hour...
  • More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?

     More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?
    The outcry over jet noise from O'Hare International Airport that reached a fever pitch over the last year and a half is likely to intensify further this summer when takeoff and landing simulation data becomes available ahead of a new runway opening this...
  • SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says

    SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says
    A Connecticut-bound SkyWest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Buffalo International Airport on Wednesday morning after a passenger lost consciousness, the airline said.  The plane may have also experienced a "pressurization...
  • Police: 4 dead in small plane crash near Fort Lauderdale

    Police say four passengers aboard a small plane have died after it crashed into the woods near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. Federal Aviation Administration officials said the Piper PA-31 aircraft was trying to land around 4:30 p.m. Sunday...
  • Man who crashed plane in California had ties to Chicago area

    Man who crashed plane in California had ties to Chicago area
    A pilot who authorities said took his life by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in northern California Saturday formerly lived in the Chicago area before he moved to the West Coast to further his career, his former employer said. Zachary...
  • Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo

    Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo
    Authorities say a SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago bound for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks made an emergency landing in Buffalo after at least one passenger lost consciousness. The Federal Aviation Administration said the flight...
  • Lawsuit challenges airport noise curfews in the Hamptons

    The battle for the skies above the Hamptons is headed to a courtroom. A group representing helicopter operators has sued, claiming new laws restricting flights at East Hampton's town airport are unconstitutional. The town enacted the laws last week to...
  • Chicago man lands first FAA exemption in state to fly drone for aerial photography

    Chicago man lands first FAA exemption in state to fly drone for aerial photography
    Chicagoan Colin Hinkle received word this month that he's allowed to fly small drones, becoming the first in Illinois to be granted permission - under Federal Aviation Administration rules - to launch the small aircraft for his aerial photography...
  • More noise meetings added on O'Hare runway issues, Emanuel and FAA say

    More noise meetings added on O'Hare runway issues, Emanuel and FAA say
    Residents weary from airport jet noise will be able to attend four public meetings this summer about a new runway scheduled to open this fall at O'Hare International Airport, the city of Chicago and FAA officials said Tuesday. The Federal Aviation...
  • Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane

    Authorities: California man facing charges intentionally crashes plane
    A pilot killed himself by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in Northern California a day after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges, authorities said Tuesday Zachary Cain Stickler, 34, entered the plea on Friday in Shasta...