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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

NTSB releases initial report on plane crash that killed Case Western wrestlers

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on plane crash that killed four Case Western students, including three wrestlers The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on plane crash that killed four Case Western students, including three wrestlers The National Transportation Safety ... (more)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University, US News

5 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Ukraine Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to defer all travel to the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

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8 hrs ago | Politico

Tech looks abroad on drones

Amazon, Facebook and Google have sky-high hopes for drones - but government regulations have grounded their plans in the United States and pushed some companies to try their luck overseas.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News

12 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Svoboda honored with Master Pilot Award

In the four-seat cabin of a Piper Tripacer airplane, Lee Svoboda, a native of Clutier, began his first solo flight in September of 1963.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Google Drones Lift Industry Hopes

Google's advanced-research lab said it is developing a system of drones to deliver goods with its Project Wing prototype.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Jeff Bezos, US News, Agriculture, Science, Amazon

KRVN-AM Lexington

Why a Former Letter Carrier Says Drones Will Never Replace Postal Workers

Google, Amazon and Domino's Pizza are big fans. The FAA is feeling it out. But one person clearly not a part of "Team Drone" is Matty Rose, a 70-year-old Vietnam veteran and retired mail carrier.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, The Postal Service, Indie

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Yeager Airport board explores solar panel project

Yeager Airport officials are exploring a project that could make the airport the first in the nation to run entirely on electricity it generates from solar panels.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Airline seat reclining sparks another fight

In the second serious airline legroom argument reported this week, a reportedly irate passenger caused a flight from Miami to Paris to divert to Boston on Wednesday.

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Hernando Today

American Aviation has grown with Brooksville airport for 35 years

For more than 35 years, American Aviation has served pilots and airplane owners at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport.

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Related Topix: Brooksville, FL, US News, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft

Patch.com

Riverside County Sheriff's Helicopter Crashes During Training Exercise

A Riverside County sheriff's helicopter crashed Thursday at Hemet-Ryan Airport, largely destroying the aircraft but not seriously injuring the two-person crew.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

GoogleX takes to the skies with secret drone project

GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet to Amazon's Jeff Bezos who has his own drone ambitions GoogleX takes to the skies with secret drone project GoogleX announces it has secretly been testing a delivery drone in Australian cattle country, throwing down the gauntlet ... (more)

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SFGate

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Amazon, us Travel, Travel, US News

Business Journal

Following in-flight fight FAA says Knee Defenders are ok

Earlier this week, the use of a Knee Defender - which attaches to the tray table and keeps the seat in front of you from reclining - sparked an on-board fight between passengers on a United Airlines flight that diverted the plane from Denver to an early landing in Chicago, the Associated Press reported.

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KTVK Phoenix

4 killed in crash of small plane headed to Phoenix

New Mexico State Police say the twin-engine aircraft had just left the Las Cruces airport and was headed to Phoenix and at low altitude before it crashed and burst into flames Wednesday evening.

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WBNS

Drone Delays Landing For Ohio Medical Helicopter

Officials at a southwest Ohio hospital say a drone flying near the building delayed the landing of an emergency medical helicopter for nine minutes.

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KMVT Twin Falls

Plane Crash In Parking Lot Killing One

A small plane crashed shortly after take-off from Chehalis-Centralia airport in Washington State, killing the pilot, the only person on board.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Four dead in plane crash near Las Cruces

Smoke rises from a plane crash about a half-mile southwest of the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds on Wednesday evening.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

4 dead in plane crash outside of Las Cruces

Lt. Emmanuel Gutierrez of the New Mexico State Police said the crash occurred around 7 p.m. , and when officers arrived, the plane was fully engulfed in flames Wednesday a mile south of I-10, not long after it took off from the airport.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Number of airline near-misses on the rise

A near mid-air collision in April over Newark, NJ, a United Airlines 737 landing with 160 passengers come within 150 yards of a United Express Regional jet preparing to take off.

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ComputerWorld

Amazon's efforts to test drones gain support

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International , which represents the nascent commercial drone industry in the U.S., has thrown its considerable weight behind a bid by Amazon to test drones for use in the online retailer's proposed Prime Air package delivery service.

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Related Topix: The Association, Pop/Rock, US News

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