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  1. Illinois fire still affecting flights out of Barkley AirportRead the original story

    27 min ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Barkley manager, more than 3,000 flights have been canceled in and out of Chicago since a Federal Aviation Administration contract employee damaged communications equipment and started a fire in the Aurora, Illinois, air route traffic control ...

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  2. Locals sue FAA over aircraft noiseRead the original story

    52 min ago | Almanac

    For years, residents in Portola Valley, Ladera and along Skyline Boulevard have complained to Northern California aviation authorities about noise from commercial aircraft flying to San Francisco International Airport. Now, backed by an online petition complaining about aircraft noise and listing the support of some 900 local residents, and a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration on the same subject signed by 26 members of the House of Representatives representing communities around the country, three residents from Woodside and one from Portola Valley have taken their concerns to federal court.

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  3. Congressman Calvert calls for termination of LA airport official over a inbreda commentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    Congressman Ken Calvert, R-Corona, has sent a letter to the director of the Federal Aviation Administration calling for the termination of a high-ranking Los Angeles World Airports official. On Wednesday, the fallout continued following the revelation of controversial statements made by Steve Martin, LAWA's chief operating officer.

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  4. Balloon Fiesta officials: No dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KOAT-TV

    ... purposes can, only if they keep them outside of the festival's 3-mile airspace radius. The Federal Aviation Administration, the FBI, U.S. Marshals, U.S. Customs, Homeland Security and a number of other federal agencies will be monitoring the skies ...

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  5. Smith speaks to Boerne TEA PartyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Bandera County Courier

    ... of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Science Foundation, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He continues to serve on both the Judiciary and the Homeland Security ...

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  6. FAA takes the blame for airport mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    We now know who is responsible for shutting off the lights on ILM's runway last week earlier than they were supposed to. The FAA says they remotely turned out the lights at ILM causing two planes to be turned away as they were trying to land.

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  7. Flights still canceled in Chicago after sabotageRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Federal Aviation Administration says that despite the sabotage last week at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center, air traffic controllers managed more operations at O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday than at any other airport. The agency said that by Wednesday afternoon, arrivals and departures at O'Hare were running above 85 percent of the average Wednesday air traffic over the past two months, and above 80 percent at Midway.

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  8. Flight operations at Chicago airports improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    The Federal Aviation Administration says that despite the sabotage last week at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center, air traffic controllers managed more operations at O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday than at any other airport. The agency said that by Wednesday afternoon, arrivals and departures at O'Hare were running above 85 percent of the average Wednesday air traffic over the past two months, and above 80 percent at Midway.

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  9. The Blocks Shannon marries Lisa in a garden weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Pictured: First Ebola patient diagnosed on American soil. Texas governor Rick Perry reveals schoolchildren from FOUR different schools have been exposed and 18 Americans could be infected United Airlines scrambles to alert HUNDREDS of passengers who came in contract with Ebola patient as it is revealed he entered U.S. at Washington Dulles before flying to Dallas Ebola victim told ER nurse he had been in African outbreak zone - but was sent home with antibiotics for a 'low grade virus' TWO days before he was finally quarantined Secret Service chief RESIGNS after knife- wielding intruder breached the White House and armed man got into President's elevator over just three days Manhattan mother whose children were 'butchered by their nanny' endures fresh anguish as she faces lookalike sister of alleged killer every day on the school run 'Jesus NEVER existed': Writer finds no mention of ... (more)

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  10. FAA releases statement on planes diverted from ILMRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Federal Aviation Administration is breaking it's silence about a major mix-up at the ILM airport that displaced dozens of passengers on two separate flights into Wilmington last week. On September 24, two planes were unable to land at ILM due to a malfunction at the FAA Operations Control Center.

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  11. FAA lights tower in pinkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... of October, you may notice something pink. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) lighted the tower at the airport in pink. If you plan on flying out of Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport ...

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  12. First woman to make solo world flight dead at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... - attempt to circle the globe. U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson presented Ms. Mock with the Federal Aviation Administration's Exceptional Service decoration in 1964. Despite the number of records she broke, few people knew of the flight or its ...

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  13. Mac: A fear of Ed Miliband haunts Ukip supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Pictured: First Ebola patient diagnosed on American soil. Texas governor Rick Perry reveals schoolchildren from FOUR different schools have been exposed and 18 Americans could be infected United Airlines scrambles to alert HUNDREDS of passengers who came in contract with Ebola patient as it is revealed he entered U.S. at Washington Dulles before flying to Dallas Ebola victim told ER nurse he had been in African outbreak zone - but was sent home with antibiotics for a 'low grade virus' TWO days before he was finally quarantined Secret Service chief RESIGNS after knife- wielding intruder breached the White House and armed man got into President's elevator over just three days Manhattan mother whose children were 'butchered by their nanny' endures fresh anguish as she faces lookalike sister of alleged killer every day on the school run 'Jesus NEVER existed': Writer finds no mention of ... (more)

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  14. Chicago Mayor Blasts FAARead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBC Miami

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel blasted the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday, pounding the podium as he urged the agency "work harder and better and smarter" to restore service and wondered how one man had managed to cripple the city's air travel for days. "How can this happen? How can you have an airport that is so integral to the national and international system with no back-up capacity, that one individual can have this impact?" Emanuel said.

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  15. Angry Birds movie is on the fast track as Jason Sudeikis, Maya...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Pictured: First Ebola patient diagnosed on American soil. Texas governor Rick Perry reveals schoolchildren from FOUR different schools have been exposed and 18 Americans could be infected United Airlines scrambles to alert HUNDREDS of passengers who came in contract with Ebola patient as it is revealed he entered U.S. at Washington Dulles before flying to Dallas Ebola victim told ER nurse he had been in African outbreak zone - but was sent home with antibiotics for a 'low grade virus' TWO days before he was finally quarantined Secret Service chief RESIGNS after knife- wielding intruder breached the White House and armed man got into President's elevator over just three days Manhattan mother whose children were 'butchered by their nanny' endures fresh anguish as she faces lookalike sister of alleged killer every day on the school run 'Jesus NEVER existed': Writer finds no mention of ... (more)

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  16. FAA, Boeing squabble over cockpit screens and WiFiRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

    When you fly, the flight attendants always tell you to put your digital self into airplane mode. Some of those flights offer WiFi, with a smaller percentage offering gate-to-gate connectivity, even during takeoff or landing.

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  17. Save on travel with Frontier two-day saleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Historic City News

    ... the customer Rocky Mountain hospitality. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration's 2013 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence. For more information or to purchase a Frontier flight, visit FlyFrontier.com , ...

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  18. Aurora releases FAA fire 911 callRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Aurora police have released a 911 call from Friday's fire at the FAA radar facility that wreaked havoc on thousands of flights. A communications contractor assigned to the Aurora FAA radar center set fire to the center, grounding more than 2,000 flights in Chicago today, as part of plan to "take out" the center and kill himself, according to a federal complaint against him.

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  19. Agencies participate in plane crash drill at JIARead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTLV

    ... In January, officials started planning for the drill as part of a mandated Federal Aviation Administration disaster exercise. The airport is required to conduct a live, full-scale planned exercise every three years to evaluate a response to a ...

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  20. Drones: The FAA Grants Hollywood the First Regulatory Exemptions Permitting the Commercial Use of UASRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Yesterday the Federal Aviation Administration granted six aerial photo and video companies exemptions from FAA regulations that-before now-wholesale banned the use of unmanned aircraft systems for commercial purposes in the United States. These companies now have FAA permission to use small drones "for the purpose of scripted, closed-set filming for the motion picture and television industry."

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