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FAA issue rules to prevent tired airline pilots

WASHINGTON — Rules aimed at preventing airline pilots from flying while dangerously fatigued were issued Wednesday by the Federal Aviation Administration, a move safety advocates have been urging for more than two decades. The rules update current pilot work schedule ...

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American Airlines bankruptcy to have small impact

For most of the 240,000 passengers who fly American Airlines each day, the airline’s bankruptcy filing should have little noticeable impact. American continues to operate flights, honor tickets and take reservations. It says its frequent-flier program will be unaffected. Some ...

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Post office near default? Losses mount to $5.1B

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service said Tuesday it has lost $5.1 billion in the past year, pushing it closer to imminent default on a multibillion-dollar payment and to future bankruptcy as the weak economy and increased Internet use drive ...

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Union rally expected to draw thousands in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS — The director of Maryland’s largest union for state employees says between 5,000 and 10,000 people are expected to attend a rally in Annapolis to protest pension changes. Patrick Moran, director of the Maryland chapter of the American Federation ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Politics by triangulation (access required)

Has Gov. Martin O’Malley checked out already? Is he already running for President … circa 2016? Is Maryland an afterthought? Even before people started counting his trips to Washington, the political channels were full of you-heard-it-here-first conjecture, smug partisan jibes ...

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