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  • Southwest flights begin departing after computer glitch

    Southwest flights begin departing after computer glitch
    Southwest Airlines planes began departing their gates late Friday, more than two hours after a companywide computer glitch caused flights to be grounded throughout the western United States. Planes began taking off about 10:30 p.m., said company...
  • International flight runs out of toilet paper

    United Airlines has been ranked dead last in a recent customer service report, and it appears the airline won’t be wiping that slate clean any time soon. The airline skipped an important detail on a flight from London to San Francisco last week....
  • Problem Solver updates: Cable buried, free parking halted

     Problem Solver updates: Cable buried, free parking halted
    Ed Spletzer's roller-coaster relationship with AT&T is back on the ascent. The Lake Barrington resident, who retired from the telecommunications giant in 1990 after 34 years of work, was featured in the June 16 What's Your Problem? column that described...
  • Chicago celebrates Cup win, but this guy gets mugged

    Chicago celebrates Cup win, but this guy gets mugged
    On the night the Blackhawks scored two goals in 17 seconds to win the 2013 Stanley Cup, I experienced my first mugging about 30 feet away from my apartment. All things considered, that wasn’t the worst part of my night. After all, as armed...
  • Learning the Disney translations

    My daughter, her husband and three kids went to Disneyworld.   They saved for a long time to get enough money to go. You know that trip costs more than a used bass boat. The good news is that the kids are just the right age to really enjoy the rides,...
  • Cuts to Alzheimer's research show folly of sequestration

    Many Republicans, and Democrats, never thought the automatic across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration would take effect. After all, they might produce dangerous, if unintended, consequences such as potentially bankrupting the U.S. health care...
  • Power outage at Roanoke Regional Airport

    Power outage at Roanoke Regional Airport
    Roanoke Regional airport says there's  a power outage affecting the airport and Town Square shopping center. The airport is operating on generator power. They say they don't anticipate flight delays due to the power outage. We will continue to bring...
  • Federal Sequester Hits State Job Programs

    Recently, we learned that members of Congress can act quickly when their flights heading home might be delayed. When it comes to the rest of us, all we get is, well — nothing. Congress protected the air traffic controllers from damaging cuts under...
  • Problem Solver: Updates on damaged wheelchair, delayed refund for halted flight

    Problem Solver: Updates on damaged wheelchair, delayed refund for halted flight
    Valerie Roberts' monthlong wheelchair saga should soon be over. The Rockford woman, featured in the May 19 column, initially wrote to What's Your Problem? after Allegiant airline temporarily lost her wheelchair on a May 3 flight from Clearwater, Fla.,...
  • Connecticut's First Family Of Baseball

    Connecticut's First Family Of Baseball
    Thursday was laundry day for Jim and Joan Penders. And then there was the matter of getting to Walgreen's to extend some medications. "Hey, when you get to our age," Joan said, laughing. "But we are all charted out through Monday. We've got our hotel...
  • Union Pacific West trains delayed by freight traffic

    Union Pacific West trains delayed by freight traffic
    A mechanical problem in a train yard blocked traffic on Metra's Union Pacific West line near Elmhurst this morning, according to the agency. Three lines were blocked by a train or trains, stopping service. It's the second mechanical delay in three...