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  • Dominion Power, preservationists face off over proposed towers across James River

    Dominion Power, preservationists face off over proposed towers across James River
    JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways. The battleground is...
  • 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...
  • Proposed U.S. regulations for drones expected soon amid soaring sales

     Proposed U.S. regulations for drones expected soon amid soaring sales
    Any day now, federal regulators will propose rules for safely operating small commercial drones over the U.S. But the fledgling drone industry — in Los Angeles County and across the nation — has not been waiting to take off. Sales of the...
  • 'World class' water park faces new delay

    'World class' water park faces new delay
    It's been a bumpy four-year ride for a planned Schlitterbahn water park – and the wait just got longer. The Federal Aviation Administration, which must approve any deal regarding the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport property on which the park...
  • Early gift to Christmas travelers: Winter storm weakens

    Travelers got an early Christmas present from Mother Nature on Wednesday when a cold front that forecasters feared could have dumped up to 6 inches of snow over Chicago’s airports moved farther east and waned as temperatures rose. Air travel...
  • Drones as holiday gifts worries FAA

    Santa Claus may travel on a reindeer-powered sleigh, but he was expected to deliver a ton of high-flying drones to teenagers and other amateur aviators, which is making for an anxious yuletide season at the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA and...
  • Right to shoot drones would be perfect NRA cause

    Right to shoot drones  would be perfect NRA cause
    The National Rifle Association lately has been having its way with the Florida Legislature — think Docs & Glocks, which forbade doctors from asking patients about gun ownership. And despite the furor over Stand Your Ground, no significant rollback...
  • Answers to chronic flight delays may be buried in the numbers

     Answers to chronic flight delays may be buried in the numbers
    Efforts to restore what's conspicuously absent in the airline industry — consistently reliable service — are getting a boost from the work of University of Michigan researchers who are looking closely at 73 million flights during the past...
  • Rebuilding Northeast rail line is a necessity

    Rebuilding Northeast rail line is a necessity
    We need to find the resources to rebuild the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C., New York City and Boston — not surprisingly given that key parts of it are a century old or more ("Amtrak CEO says B&P tunnel replacement study may be 'waste...