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  • Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence story has photos
    Updated: Feb-02-16 12:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world - and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of travelers who rely on it.

  • Plan to spin off air traffic control generates turbulence 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 12:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - The air traffic control system that choreographs the roughly 7,000 aircraft in U.S. skies at any given moment is the most complex, but also one of the safest, in the world - and rarely a thought in the minds of the millions of travelers who rely on it.

  • South Dakota congressional delegation reacts to Obama speech 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 6:39 am

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Members of South Dakota's all-Republican congressional delegation say President Barack Obama needs to focus more on solving the nation's problems.