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Chicago to add noise monitors near O'Hare

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago plans to install eight new airport noise monitors in neighborhoods near O’Hare International Airport.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the plans Tuesday. He says the additional monitors will help gauge the impact of changes in flight patterns at one of the nation’s busiest airports. 88 more words


Flight Plan

It’s funny. I don’t travel for work often, but there appears to be common threads to those instances. Perhaps it’s the destinations, employers sending me, what have you, but the “adventure” is lost on this casual traveler. 440 more words

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Sowing Books

I’ve decided to start leaving books in airports for others to pick up, read, and hopefully share. To that end, I’ve got some Shakespeare I’m working through on these flights. 50 more words

More jet noise monitors to be added in neighborhoods surrounding O'Hare

The city of Chicago has agreed to install eight new noise monitors in the communities around O’Hare Airport.

The Chicago Department of Aviation will work with the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission to acquire and install the additional permanent airport noise monitors. 209 more words


Airport Clutter

Clutter is defined by the American Marketing Association as “the condition that exists when many ads or commercials are placed too closely together in space or time.” It also defines advertising clutter as “the extent to which multiple messages compete for the consumers’ (limited) attention.” I mention this because as I am strolling through Chicago O’Hare International Airport, I realize more and more that I am being attacked by advertisements. 434 more words

One Year Later, Heart Attack Victim Meets Airport Bystanders Who Saved His Life

(CBS) – A man nearly died at O’Hare Airport going through security a year ago when he had a heart attack.

On Friday, the victim got to meet those who stepped in and saved his life. 277 more words


Safe in My Cousin's House

In the wee hours of Monday morning I left the small-town feel of not-so-small Springfield Missouri to the Kansas City International Airport. As a standby I had a lot of waiting and rushing and transferring and weariness at airports and in front of gates. 265 more words

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