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Young stowaway's found in US cargo plane

WASHINGTON — The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made stops in Africa.

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Ukraine makes headway on path to crash site

Ukraine makes headway on path to crash site

KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian military offensive could finally be clearing a path to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, government officials said Tuesday, a development that could affect the investigation into the downed jet and Ukraine’s war effort.

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Hundreds evacuated, 3 dead in East Europe floods

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Three people died and several hundreds were forced to evacuate as surging floodwaters submerged villages in Eastern Europe on Tuesday.

July 29, 2014 12:04 pmLoading…
Karen Levy: Fight trucker fatigue with economics not electronics

Karen Levy: Fight trucker fatigue with economics not electronics

Last month, after a tractor-trailer collided with a vehicle carrying actor Tracy Morgan and others, national attention focused — briefly — on the serious issue of fatigued truck drivers.

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FAA poses $12M fine for Southwest Airlines

FAA poses $12M fine for Southwest Airlines

Agency cites deficiencies in airline "skin" repairs.

July 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

In this June 19, 2014 photo, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 is serviced at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Ark. The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday, July 28, 2014 is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in th…

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FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

In this June 4, 2014 photo, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 comes in for a landing at Love Field in Dallas. The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday, July 28, 2014 is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety …

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Ukraine official: Black box shows missile shrapnel downed Malaysian airliner

Ukraine official: Black box shows missile shrapnel downed Malaysian airliner

Self-proclamed Donetsk People’s Republic policemen watch refugees leaving Shakhtersk, in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, on Monday. “Mom, hang in there,” exclaimed one weeping woman fleeing with her mother. 

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Study: Young adults drive less; state must adapt

Study: Young adults drive less; state must adapt

As a result, cities need to revise transportation plans.

July 27, 2014 8:30 pmLoading…
Poor infrastructure could thwart Arizona's trade-growth efforts

Poor infrastructure could thwart Arizona's trade-growth efforts

That warning comes from former Tucson congressman who leads a trade alliance.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Road Runner: Slow down, county tells cyclists on Loop trail

Road Runner: Slow down, county tells cyclists on Loop trail

Pima County wrote an "open letter" to cyclists earlier this month

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Construction company sues trade group over alleged comments

Construction company sues trade group over alleged comments

Trade group's leader has criticized the company's performance on a county contract.

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Neighborhood program helps seniors remain at home

Neighborhood program helps seniors remain at home

They provide transportation, errand-running, friendly visits, light housekeeping and more.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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
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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