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Despite a decrease in average flights, there continue to be 1,000 incidents a year in which a plane or other vehicle gets on an active runway, according to an article in The New York Times.
We'll look at why this persists as such a serious problem and whether pilots or air-traffic control are to blame for the incidents. What can be done and what is the state of general airline safety today?
When Adam Marcus told his graduate students to do something “full-scale” for their final project, he didn’t think the semester would end with a school bus-house hybrid parked behind Rapson Hall. “I said, ‘We’re going to do full scale,’” said Marcus, a University of Minnesota Architecture School design fellow. “And Hank said, ‘I’m gonna Read more →
Now that Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the same-sex marriage bill into law, we asked the participants on this week’s Roundtable for advice on how to bridge gaps between Minnesotans who support same-sex marriage and those who oppose it. Jim Wallis, author of “On God’s Side,” thinks we are on the cusp of a nationwide Read more →