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Small Brick Room Discovery Fuels Speculation

By Katie Williamson BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) – When construction crews broke ground on a new Miller & White accounting office that is being built in the downtown, they unearthed a mystery from one of Brookhaven’s past lives: a small brick room with steps and a small space that leads to a door in the sidewalk. [...]

Grand Canyon Crash A Game-Changer In Air Travel

By Felicia Fonseca FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – In the mid-1950s, air travel was a shadow of the highly advanced operation of checks and rules seen today. The skies were largely uncontrolled, and pilots outside major U.S. cities relied on sight to avoid catastrophes. Then, two commercial airplanes crashed over the Grand Canyon in June 1956, [...]

Model Aircraft Buffs In Texas Warily Eye FAA Rules

By Max B. Baker FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Darrell Abby carefully wipes down the fuselage of his Curtiss P-40 Warhawk for its first flight of the day. He checks the flaps, wiggles the rudder, pumps in gas and monitors the air pressure for the landing gear. Then he pulls on a gray heavy work [...]

Dubai Airport Soars In Rankings Of World’s Busiest

By Adam Schreck DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Now that he’s had a taste of running the world’s busiest air hub for international passengers, Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths is determined to hang on to the honor while setting his sights on an even bigger prize: beating Atlanta for the title of busiest airport [...]

New York Police See Risks With Drones’ Popularity

By Tom Hays NEW YORK (AP) – Police are concerned that the increasing popularity of drones in New York City could carry significant risks, even becoming a potential tool for terrorists to conduct surveillance or carry out attacks. One private drone crash-landed in midtown Manhattan. Another caused alarm by hovering over Times Square amid tight [...]