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Huge Fire at Miami International Airport Disrupts Flights

by Fran Golden. Posted Mar 24th 2011 10:00 AM
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Firefighters brought a huge fire at Miami International Airport under control early this morning, but travelers were being advised the blaze would disrupt flight schedules.
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Unrepaired Windscreen Caused Fire on United Aircraft

by David Parker Brown. Posted Mar 23rd 2011 02:00 PM
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined a fire that occurred on a United Airlines Boeing 757 during a flight from New York to Los Angeles was caused by a faulty windscreen heater that had not been repaired properly.
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Carnival Splendor Fire Leads to Safety Alerts

by Fran Golden. Posted Dec 23rd 2010 11:58 AM
Two marine safety alerts issued by the U.S. Coast Guard indicate that firefighting equipment failure may be one reason the Carnival Splendor ended up losing power and being stuck at sea off the coast of Mexico last month.
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Carnival Cancels More Splendor Cruises, Thousands of Vacationers Impacted

by Fran Golden. Posted Dec 15th 2010 12:52 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines says the fire-damaged Carnival Splendor will stand idle until February 20, impacting thousands cruisers including those with Valentine's Day vacation plans.
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Memphis Mythbusters

by Sarah Hall. Posted Sep 23rd 2010 08:16 PM
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Memphis, Tenn. is an old town with a long and vibrant history. Nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River, the city has seen more than its fair share of odd stories, untold Memphis urban myths and quite a few scary urban legends. Here are some of the best Memphis mythbusters.
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