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More charges in airport gun smuggling case

Several men charged in an airport gun smuggling case that first came to light in December 2014 are now facing upgraded charges.

The defendants allegedly trafficked guns from Atlanta to New York on airline flights, conspiring to sell firearms purchased in Georgia — including AK-47 assault weapons — in Brooklyn. 357 more words

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When air rage turns into assault

Cramped seats, long security lines, baggage fees and flight delays provide a minefield for frustrated travelers.

There are times when the frustration boils over into air rage — sometimes, with airline workers as the target or caught in the crossfire. 349 more words

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Giving Advice: The Best Way to Quit Smoking

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Shout out to The Shoals.

As an expatriate Southerner, I am amused and delighted to visit the South.

I am amused because as a girl growing up on the beaches of Florida, I could hardly wait to get out of town. 274 more words

Air traffic control spinoff: Panacea or Pandora's box?

As members of Congress debate a proposal to spin off air traffic control from the federal government, both sides argued about how best to manage the system that handles flights around the country. 433 more words

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Atlanta air fares declined amid lower fuel costs

Air fares continued to decline last year as fuel costs fell, according to newly-released federal statistics.

Nationally, the average domestic air fare decreased 6.2 percent to $372 in the third quarter of 2015, according to… 91 more words

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