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Two killed in Hancock County small plane crash

The Hancock County sheriff's office says that the crash occurred at about 1:10 a.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Hancock County, OH, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

5 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Daphne Bramham: Is the Arbutus corridor worth $100 million?

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.


Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Canada, Auto Dealers, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

The professors said in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration that a clarification the agency issued last month on rules model aircraft hobbyists must follow would eliminate the ability of researchers to use small unmanned aircraft on low-altitude flights over private property.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

KTOO-TV Juneau

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court records

Friday was a big day for the Alaska State Archives. They officially took custody of 3,000 cubic feet of records and other documents from the National Archives in Anchorage.


Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Railroad, Railroads, Anchorage, AK, Healy, AK

CBS Local

Costa Concordia Arrives In Genoa

The Costa Concordia, the cruise ship that wrecked off Giglio Island, Italy in January 2012, has been safely moored at the Port of Genoa Voltri, Italy.


Related Topix: Crowley Maritime

KHOU-TV Houston

NYC's aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

The nation's busiest bus terminal serves more than 200,000 riders a day in buildings with cracked floors, crumbling ceilings and a failing air-conditioning system.


Related Topix: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

The Honolulu Advertiser

The Search for Signs of Hawaiian Life

Marcia and Michael Shiraki of Honolulu took in the sights in San Ramon, Calif., this summer, including the Kilohana Grill.


Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings, Honolulu, HI, Travel

Flight test: Auckland to Perth

UP THE BACK OR AT THE POINTY END? Seat 37H, down the back with the riff-raff . Return fares to Perth were $1100.


Related Topix: Airlines, Air New Zealand, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Travel

Dallas Morning News

Temperatures in North Texas hit 102, but relief on the way

Saturday marked the hottest day of the year so far in North Texas, but cooling relief is on the way.


Related Topix: DallasFort Worth International Airport, Weather

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Jackson Sun

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues Company accused of knowingly shipping drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions Check out this story on In this 2005 file photo, a FedEx delivery truck leaves a FedEx ... (more)


Related Topix: FedEx, Air Courier, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US News


Queens man awarded $7.6M in Roosevelt Field mall accident

A construction worker has been awarded $7.6 million by a Manhattan jury four years after he was badly injured in a fall off a scaffold at Roosevelt Field mall, court documents show.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Simon Group

Bellingham Herald

Firefighter's license suspended over misconduct

The state Department of Health on Friday said 53-year-old Michael James Sulak's license would be suspended for five years after he admitted to "sexual misconduct" with a 15-year-old Lynden girl.


Related Topix: Trucking, Lynden, WA, Lynden

Bellingham Herald

Salvage crews dismantle derailed airplane bodies

A crew from Pacific Steel and Recycling in Missoula worked Thursday morning amid cranes, trains, planes and rain to dismantle what was left of the six blue-green Boeing 737 bodies.


Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Railroads, Montana Rail Link, Train Disaster, Boeing 777

New York Daily News

Underwear bomb aboard 2009 flight failed because it was soiled

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab wore the same underwear with a bomb attached for two weeks before smuggling it aboard a Detroit-bound flight on Christmas Day.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA), Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Northwest Airlines Corporation

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Metro awards Purple Line contract to trusted firm despite cost

County officials on Thursday selected trusted construction firm Skanska to lead a joint venture to build the Purple Line subway extension despite a bid from a competitor for about $200 million less.


Related Topix: Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads

CBS Local

UPS Driver Accused of Stealing, Trafficking Guns For Illegal Street Sales

A Southland United Parcel Service driver was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing dozens of guns going through an Ontario shipping hub and providing them to an associate who sold the weapons in underground transactions, authorities said.


Related Topix: Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US News, ATF

The Modesto Bee

Louisiana firm wins West Pier contract

The company will build a transit shed for tenants Dole Fresh Fruit Co. and Crowley Liner Services Inc., and Dole's administrative office building and entry gate.


Related Topix: Crowley Liner Services, Modesto, CA, Business News

Dallas Morning News

JetBlue weighs first-bag fee to boost revenue

JetBlue Airways Corp. planes sit docked at the gates of Terminal 5 as another of the company's jets lands at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

A forensic team recovers human remains among the wreckage of crashed TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Weather, Air Accidents, Israel, World News, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WVKL-FM Virginia Beach

Put Your Tray Tables in the Upright Postion, and Don't You Dare Tweet

A Minnesota man was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver for taking to Twitter to voice a complaint about the service he'd received at the gate.


Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Twitter


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