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With tornadoes, advance warning comes down to minutes. In Moore, Okla., on May 20, it was 16 minutes. In Newcastle, to the southwest, near the spot where the deadly mile-wide tornado that killed 24 people first formed, it was five minutes. Tornadoes...
Thunderstorms, flash floods impact traffic, delay flights at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International AirportStaff writerA thunderstorm raging directly above Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport caused extended delays for travelers Friday, and the rain flooded area roads. Planes were taking off and landing, airport spokesman Gregory Meyer said, but "because...
Six soldiers returning from Afghanistan got their first taste of life after deployment when their friends and relatives welcomed them home this week at the airport in Fort Lauderdale. "It's amazing," said Rodolfo Soto, of being home and seeing his...
Three storm chasers killed by a tornado near Oklahoma City last week were not risk-takers or thrill-seekers, but experienced researchers dedicated to advancing the field of meteorology, family and colleagues said Sunday. Tim Samaras, 54, was well-...
Valerie Roberts' monthlong wheelchair saga should soon be over. The Rockford woman, featured in the May 19 column, initially wrote to What's Your Problem? after Allegiant airline temporarily lost her wheelchair on a May 3 flight from Clearwater, Fla.,...
Tribune reporterThe CEO of United Airlines' parent company on Tuesday vowed better service for passengers this summer compared with the problem-plagued season last year. "It’s been a long runway, no question about it," Jeff Smisek told the group of about 1,000...
It was just a short blurb on most websites a few days ago. "Tim Duncan and wife Amy are getting a divorce." For Orlando Magic fans, the breakup happened about a dozen years too late. If not for Duncan's love affair with Amy, the San Antonio Spurs...
A tornado emergency warning has been lifted for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area, but the region braced for flooding brought on by pounding rain. At least two deaths have been reported. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Betsy Randolph told the...
A mechanical problem in a train yard blocked traffic on Metra's Union Pacific West line near Elmhurst this morning, according to the agency. Three lines were blocked by a train or trains, stopping service. It's the second mechanical delay in three...
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The federal money to pay for the control tower at Boca Raton Airport may have come through for now, but the airport authority isn't counting on budget money past Sept. 30. Five vendors have responded to a request for qualifications, the first of a two-...
Airports will be crowded this summer and empty airline seats rare as Americans take to the skies in numbers that are expected to edge closer to the pre-recession peak. Nearly 209 million people will fly on U.S.-based airlines this summer, up 1% from a...
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