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Korean Air closes 3-year-long wage dispute with pilot union

The pilot union of Korean Air Lines Co. (KAL) agreed to the terms for retroactive wage increases for 2015 and 2016, ending a three-year-long labor dispute that had an unsettled operation of the country’s largest flag carrier. The airline’s pilot union said Sunday that 713 or 68.23 percent of the …

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Eastern N.C. teachers engage in STEM pilot program

Teachers from across eastern North Carolina were able to experience hands-on training Friday through a program put on by STEM East The project helps students develop skills that will lead to employment. On Friday, teachers swapped spots with their students to learn and experiment with new material. “I love science,” …

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Sully became hero pilot in Miracle on Hudson on this day in 2009

However, in the case of a crash on the Hudson River, New York, in 2009, while shaken up by the incident, all passengers survived. US Airways flight 1549 had barely taken off when at least one bird flew into the plane, creating an emergency situation. As pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberg …

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Historian Pleads Guilty to Stealing WWII Dog Tags

A French historian pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing dog tags and numerous other documents of U.S. servicemen whose planes crashed during World War II. Antonin DeHays, a 33-year-old author whose historical research focused largely on events during the June 1944 amphibious invasion in Normandy, France, pleaded guilty to the theft …

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The Bomb That Ended the War

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, has been the subject of numerous books and articles since that time, many by scientists and others who participated in the development of the world’s first atomic bombs. The personal story of Brigadier General Paul W. Tibbets, who flew the Boeing …

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