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  1. Can a 747 be reborn into a wildfire-fighting supertanker?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Westerner

    In the summer of 2000, Cliff Hale, a Boeing 747 pilot, was on vacation visiting his family in Albuquerque, N.M., when a drama suddenly appeared on local television. There was a big forest fire raging out of control near Los Alamos, and a World War II-era aircraft that had been converted to a tanker was being loaded with fire retardant at the Albuquerque airport.

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  2. How the FAA Killed Supersonic Flight: New at ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    If not for Federal Aviation Administration meddling in supersonic flight innovation, we could zip around the world in a fraction of the time. Flying is the worst.

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  3. The CubCrafters XCub Is an Ideal Backcountry MachineRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Flying

    I could smell the pine trees below as I turned base and the nose of the little taildragger I was piloting pointed toward a sheer rock wall. When I turned final, the runway was still invisible.

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  4. RAGBRAI cyclists take to the roads Sunday in southern IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Officials always encourage motorists to share the road and remind them that bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities on highways as motorists. Larry Finley called airlines all over the world to find a scale model of a McDonnell Douglas DC-10.

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  5. Scorching heat takes over SiouxlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The heat and humidity return to Siouxland today in full force as a big dome of high pressure build into the middle part of the country. Southerly flow is going to cause temperatures to soar into the 90s across the viewing area this afternoon.

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    One of the most viewed displays at the Iowa State Fair will peer into the future and celebrate the past at the same time as the popular butter sculpture exhibit features characters from the "Star Trek" television series. Each year Sarah Pratt creates a cow from 600 pounds of butter for the butter cow exhibit .

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  7. South Dakota delegate opposes Trump with face palmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    One member of South Dakota's delegation to the Republican National Convention found it hard to look when the group announced its support for GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Latterell was positioned just a few feet behind South Dakota Republican Party Chairwoman Pam Roberts as she spoke, and his gestures were captured Tuesday night by TV stations and media live streams of the event in Cleveland.

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  8. Nebraska parents won't sue Disney over son's death by gatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The parents of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World say they don't plan to sue the theme park resort over the death. Matt and Melissa Graves of Omaha, Nebraska, said in a statement Wednesday they want to focus on their family's future health.

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  9. Operation Heat Relief is initiated at Mercy Medical Center for residents in need of heat reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Siouxland residents needing a place to escape the extreme heat are welcome to cool down at Mercy Medical Center's cafeteria. Mercy will also provide cool drinks and the service will be available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on days where the temperatures will reach in excess of 90 degrees.

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  10. Advocacy group fights against work on Keystone pipeline in northeast NebraskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    An advocacy group fighting against a Canadian-based company's decision to replace sections of the Keystone pipeline in Nebraska has given residents jars to gather soil and water samples from their land. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Bold Nebraska handed out the jars at a meeting in Stanton Tuesday night.

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  11. Kansas City, Kansas Police Capt. Robert David Melton shot while responding to drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Larry Finley called airlines all over the world to find a scale model of a McDonnell Douglas DC-10. He found what he was looking for in Moorland, Iowa.

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  12. Des Moines storms cause streets to floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Thursday may be the hottest day of the year. With high humidity and a high in the upper 90s.

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  13. Pipeline protest planned at farm land condemnation hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Opponents of a crude oil pipeline under construction in Iowa continue to fight the project and plan to protest next week after a land condemnation hearing for a central Iowa landowner being forced to allow a Texas oil company to cross his farm. Polk County officials are expected to condemn property Monday on Dan Higginbottom's farm under eminent domain laws the Iowa Utilities Board authorized Dakota Access to use for its $3.8 billion pipeline cutting across Iowa diagonally.

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  14. Donald Trump has been selected as the Republican party's nominee for President of the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Tuesday night, Trump's attack dog Chris Christie conducted a mock trial on stage, claiming Hillary "fights for the wrong people. She'll never fight for us."

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  15. Tom Vilsack: A rise from orphanage to Cabinet secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Tom Vilsack's political story already reads like a modern Horatio Alger tale: a humble beginning at an orphanage in Pittsburgh followed by a rise to governor of Iowa and then to the nation's secretary of agriculture. Back in Iowa last weekend, Vilsack declined to acknowledge whether he's being considered for another celebrated chapter - as running mate to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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  16. Fashionable flight attendants and the designers who made the looksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CNN

    United started coordinating their flight attendant uniforms with the company's colors in this 1939 look by in-house designer Zay Smith. These outfits were used for the airline's Douglas DC-3 service.

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  17. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    On that day, United Airlines Flight 232 crash-landed at Sioux Gateway airport after a fan disk in the tail engine exploded en route from Denver to Chicago. The explosion cut all three main hydraulic lines.

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  18. Watch a DC-10's incredibly low pass while fighting fires in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The DC-10 Air Tanker is a standard McDonnell Douglas DC-10 airliner that was converted to carry up to 12,000 US gallons of water or fire retardant in an exterior belly-mounted tank. Three such kind of firefighting bombers are operated by the 10 Tanker Air Carrier, under callsign Tanker 910, 911 and 912.

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  19. .com | King Mswati gets a new 'toy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | News24

    Mbabane - King Mswati III has a "new" jet with space for his 13 wives as well as his unknown number of children, their minders, his chefs and all of his bodyguards. The Airbus A340-300, which previously belonged to China Airlines in Taiwan, has enough range to fly directly from Swaziland to Taiwan, Netwerk24 reported.

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  20. Boeing's history of serving U.S. presidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Shown here in 1938, the Boeing B-314 Clipper was a long-range flying boat that became the first Air Force One when President Franklin D. Roosevelt flew to Casablanca aboard one in January 1943, according to Boeing. This was the first time a sitting U.S. president flew overseas.

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