TSA delays knives rule NBC News has learned that the Transportation Security Administration has decided to delay a controversial new rule that would have allowed small knives to be carried on passenger aircraft.The TSA calls this a temporary delay, but have not decided a new implementation date. More
Hacker says app could hijack a plane Could this be the deadliest smartphone app ever? A German security consultant, who's also a commercial pilot, has demonstrated tools he says could be used to hijack an airplane remotely, using just an Android phone. Speaking at the Hack in the Box security summit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Hugo Teso said Wednesday that he spent three years developing SIMON, a framework of malicious code that could be used to attack and exploit airline security software, and an Android app to run it that he calls PlaneSploit. More
FAA to close 149 air traffic towers under cuts Under orders to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget, the Federal Aviation Administration released a final list Friday of 149 air traffic control towers that it will close at small airports around the country starting early next month. More
Snow ties up European planes, trains, roads Frankfurt's airport closed, trains stopped running under the English Channel, and the French army was ordered to help clear roads — all because of a sudden dump of oddly late snowfall on Western Europe. More
Propane legislation meanders in Minn. And a terminal in Benson served by the pipeline is being converted to a rail facility, he said. Rep. Pat Garofalo, a Farmington Republican and his party's lead on the Energy Policy Committee, said officials have to beef up infrastructure. He supports ... 04/1/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
Canadian company covertly visited by Dayton to add 40 high-paying engineering jobs in Minn. ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Canadian company that makes sophisticated heating and ventilation systems will build a research facility and bring 40 engineering jobs to a Twin Cities suburb thanks in part to high-level courtship and a $700,000 state grant announced ... 12/19/2013 - 4:48 am | View Link
Frantic rescue for 5 children trapped in Minn. rush-hour crash in frigid pond ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. - Rescuers worked frantically to free five children trapped in a submerged car after it veered off a highway ramp in suburban Minneapolis and into a frigid pond, smashing windows to get inside even as a tow truck winched the car out ... 11/20/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Minn House, Senate begin work on bonding requests "Frankly, in comparison with what Duluth has asked for over the past many years, with the sanitary sewer overflow improvements, Amsoil Arena, the new terminal at the airport; we've had significant big ticket items and these four put together are pretty ... 09/27/2013 - 11:36 am | View Link
AMPI closing Dawson, Minn. plant; 130 jobs affected DAWSON, Minn. — Associated Milk Producers Inc. will be closing its manufacturing facility in Dawson by the end of the year, workers there were recently informed. DAWSON, Minn. — Associated Milk Producers Inc. will be closing its manufacturing facility ... 11/7/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Hoboken Terminal Hoboken Terminal is one of the New York metropolitan area's major transportation hubs. The commuter -oriented intermodal facility is located on the Hudson River in ... 04/14/2014 - 1:50 pm | View Website
I will be writing more this weekend about the tulip festival, as well as things to do this summer travel season in Washington. I'll be back in the office in Portland, slaving away at my desk, Saturday and Sunday.
For some reason, Prineville has one of Oregon's shorter growing seasons, with pockets of cold air settling into its valley and producing frosts into June. Not every night, but often enough to keep the wool hat and mittens handy.
With Tuesday the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing and the Marathon coming next Monday, Beantown is in the news right now. And I want to add to it in a good way, because the city is a rich, rewarding travel destination.