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Delta leaves airline lobbying group; was split on issues

...aligned" with other airlines on some key industry positions, including plans to privatize the nation's air traffic control system.Delta said the $5 million in annual membership dues could be put to better use. The airline had a $3.5 billion...
My Turn: Alaska, U.S. small businesses deserve better

...allowed Lynden Air Cargo of Anchorage to thrive; it has allowed Gunderboom to sell its Alaskan-made Subsurface Oil Control System around the globe; and it has allowed Alaska Brands Group to achieve success selling its Clear Alaskan Glacial water...
Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington

...bolster the industry's economic well-being by decreasing taxes, reducing regulation and modernizing the air traffic control system. At the time, many airlines were operating on the thinnest of profit margins. But lately airline profitability...
Nation and World
VW the latest in long history of cheating car companies

...1995. According to EPA, the cars' computers were programed to enrich the vehicle's fuel mixture when the climate control system was turned on, increasing carbon monoxide emissions to as much as three times the legal limit.GM agreed to a...
Nation and World
Study: Chronic fatigue among air controllers

...considered to pose a significant risk to controller alertness, and hence to the safety of the ATC (air traffic control) system," the study concluded, especially when combined with little stimulation during periods of low air traffic and...
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Driver fatigue cited as cause of Tracy Morgan crash

...computers and downloaded by Wal-Mart, record things such as hard braking, activation of the vehicle's stability control system or other events that might indicate unsafe driving.Roper also had been involved in a preventable accident, causing...
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Ex-US commander: Take nuke missiles off high alert

...adjust the missile command and control system so that it would take 24 hours...itself" into nuclear command and control systems. "Have they been penetrated...warning systems or the missile control systems is "a new wild card in the deck...
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Brewprint for progress

...Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority authorized $8 million in bonds to pay for the warehouse, new control system and larger storage tanks.With better efficiency and more floor space, Alaskan has been able to introduce new products...
Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

...with many of the expected departures. Every flight will be scheduled in an orderly fashion to prevent air traffic control systems from getting overwhelmed, Gregor said.The Super Bowl is the grand finale in a week that includes the Waste Management...
Maintenance is top priority for city fund other potential spending items for the next five years.Repairing the Augustus Brown Pool's aging temperature control system at a cost of $330,000 is one of the top priorities. The funding would come from general sales taxes collected...


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