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Mother of crash victim writes letter to Obama

Asked why suspect in crash death of son wasn't deported.

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Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

A 1956 collision over the Grand Canyon helped lead to changes in aviation safety.

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Remembering game-changing Grand Canyon plane crash

Remembering game-changing Grand Canyon plane crash

This Sept. 12, 2013 photo released by the Grand Canyon National Park Service, shows a National Historical Landmark plate overlooking the east end of the Grand Canyon, Ariz. Two commercial airplanes, United Flight 718 and TWA Flight 2 crashed on June 30, 1956 over the Grand Canyon, killing al…

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Remembering game-changing Grand Canyon plane crash

Remembering game-changing Grand Canyon plane crash

FILE - In this July 3, 1956, file photo, a burned area shows where a United Airlines UAL DC-7 crashed on Saturday, June 30, 1956, after a mid-air collision with a TWA Flight 2 Constellation, killing a total of 128 people. Wreckage lies at top of butte with vertical cliffs on each side. On Tu…

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Remembering game-changing Grand Canyon plane crash

Remembering game-changing Grand Canyon plane crash

Relatives and friends of the collision’s victims attend a mass funeral service in Flagstaff. In response to the disaster, Congress was pressured for major changes to improve air traffic control and to create what became the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Remembering Canyon crash that made US skies safer

Remembering Canyon crash that made US skies safer

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK — Visitors peered through binoculars and spotting scopes into the depths of the Grand Canyon, straining to see the spot where two commercial airliners crashed after colliding in midair nearly 60 years ago.

July 08, 2014 4:01 pm Photos

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Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

FILE - In this July 9, 1956 file photo, nearly four hundred relatives and friends of the 70 people who died in the crash of a TWA Super-Constellation over the Grand Canyon June 30, 1956 attend a mass funeral service in Flagstaff, Ariz. Sixty-seven caskets, three of the identified dead having…

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Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

FILE - In this July 7, 1956 file photo, Anton Spinas, leader of Swiss climbers, top, tests ropes strung across steep chasm where wreckage of United Airlines UAL DC-7 lays strewn in Grand Canyon. On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the Grand Canyon National Park will mark the designation of the crash s…

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Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

FILE - In this July 1, 1956, file photo, Palen Hudgin, right, shows his brother, Henry, where the two planes crashed on June 30, 1956 killing 128 people in the Grand Canyon. The crash spurred improvements to the air traffic control and radar systems, and led to the creation of the Federal Av…

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Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

This Sept. 12, 2013 photo released by the Grand Canyon National Park Service, shows a National Historical Landmark plate overlooking the east end of the Grand Canyon, Ariz. Two commercial airplanes, United Flight 718 and TWA Flight 2 crashed on June 30, 1956 over the Grand Canyon, killing al…

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Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

FILE - This July 3, 1956 file photo, a man, lower center, stands near small pieces of wreckage from the crash of TWA Super-Constellation on June 30, 1956, killing 70 people. The burned spot is about 200 feet high and a 100 feet wide in Grand Canyon, Ariz. The crash spurred improvements to th…

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Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

FILE - In this July 3, 1956, file photo, a burned area shows where a United Airlines UAL DC-7 crashed on Saturday, June 30, 1956, after a mid-air collision with a TWA Flight 2 Constellation, killing a total of 128 people. Wreckage lies at top of butte with vertical cliffs on each side. On Tu…

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Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

FILE - This July 2, 1956, file photo, a butte overlooks the confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers in Grand Canyon, Ariz., where a United Airlines UAL DC 7 luxury airliner smashed and burned after a collision with a TWA Super Constellation. Bits of wreckage plummeted down the …

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Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

Grand Canyon plane crash site designated historic

In this Nov. 16, 2008 photo provided by the Grand Canyon National Park Service, the Grand Canyon National Park National Historic Landmark nomination field team documents and records the United Airlines impact site at the east end of the Grand Canyon. Two commercial airplanes, United 718 and …

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17 ESS COMMUNITY

17 ESS COMMUNITY

The purchasing power of Arizonans 55 and older will attract the attention of local businesses. Here, Misae Obregon, left, gets some help with her coupons from Eastside Neighborhood Volunteer Program driver Laurie Snodgrass.

July 04, 2014 4:00 pm
What's behind the new airport security measures

What's behind the new airport security measures

The Obama administration is implementing tighter security measures at foreign airports that have direct flights to the U.S. out of concern that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security.

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Road Runner: Bill would cut funds for Tucson's Amtrak line

Road Runner: Bill would cut funds for Tucson's Amtrak line

A proposal from a Texas congressman could hinder the only passenger rail service that serves Tucson.

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Road Runner: State embarks on Oracle Road widening north of Tucson

ADOT crews have embarked on a likely two-year project north of Tucson that is expected to increase traffic capacity, give bicyclists more space and reduce collisions between animals and motorists.

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RTA, TDOT will host open house for Silverbell Road improvements

The Tucson Department of Transportation and the Regional Transportation Authority will host an open house next week to review the landscape design and public art for the Silverbell Road improvements.

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Sun Link will conduct high speed testing of final streetcar tonight

Sun Link officials will conduct high speed testing tonight on its final streetcar.

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