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Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Dec. 05, 2022 07:14 AM EST

Detroit News. December 3, 2022. Editorial: Repeal right-to-work at our own risk Democrats want to force workers to pay union dues against their will once again as they make repealing Michigan’s right-to-work law one of their first legislative targets when they take...

After Hawaii crash, NTSB calls for inspection of helicopters

Dec. 02, 2022 15:00 PM EST

Federal officials investigating a helicopter crash in Hawaii are urging U.S. and Canadian regulators to require immediate inspections of Bell helicopters that are commonly used by air tour operators, law enforcement and air ambulances. The National Transportation Safety Board call on...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Nov. 30, 2022 16:22 PM EST

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. November 27, 2022. Editorial: Wrong-way crashes have spiked in North Carolina. Fixes may be on the way It’s the most terrifying sight on a highway: a vehicle coming at you traveling the wrong way. ...

Safety board recommends new measures for Alaska air tours

Nov. 29, 2022 19:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal accident investigators say the government should issue regulations to improve the safety of air tours in part of Alaska where seven sightseeing planes have crashed since 2007, killing 31 people. The National Transportation Safety Board said...

Security review after protesters disrupt Berlin air traffic

Nov. 25, 2022 07:35 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany on Friday were reviewing security measures at Berlin's airport a day after six climate activists invaded the grounds and briefly disrupted flights. German news agency dpa quoted a spokesman for Berlin Brandenburg Airport saying that Thursday's...

Ohio House OKs bill to stiffen texting-while-driving penalty

Nov. 16, 2022 17:29 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Drivers could be pulled over by police in some cases solely for holding or using a cellphone while driving under legislation that the Republican-led Ohio House passed Wednesday. The bill to crack down on distracted driving would stiffen penalties for texting...

Experts: Dallas air show crash may lead to more safety rules

Nov. 14, 2022 18:33 PM EST

While the cause of a deadly collision between two vintage military aircraft at a Dallas air show to commemorate Veterans Day remains unknown, experts said Monday that the accident will likely renew discussion over whether additional safety rules are needed for such events. Safety...

Some recent fatal crashes involving vintage aircraft

Nov. 14, 2022 11:00 AM EST

The collision between two World War II-era military planes at a Dallas air show on Saturday was the latest in a long list of crashes involving vintage planes used or designed for military purposes. Some recent fatal crashes in the U.S. and abroad: — Nov. 12, 2022: A P-63 Kingcobra...

Some recent fatal crashes involving vintage aircraft

Nov. 12, 2022 17:44 PM EST

Saturday’s collision between two World War II-era military planes at a Dallas air show was the latest in a long list of crashes involving vintage planes used or designed for military purposes. Some recent fatal crashes in the U.S. and abroad: — Oct. 2, 2019: A four-engine,...

Greece: New York flight recalled over scare, nothing found

Nov. 11, 2022 02:41 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities ordered an Emirates flight to a New York City-area airport to return to Athens International Airport and grounded a second airliner over security concerns Thursday, but police said nothing suspicious was found after the planes and passengers were checked. Public...