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FAA grounds certain planes after engine failure over Denver

The order applies to airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney engines, which are used solely on Boeing 777s.

Georgia city seeks grant to start flights to North Carolina

Officials in a south Georgia city have applied for a federal grant that could be used to start flights to North Carolina.

FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again

The nation’s air safety agency announced the move early Wednesday, saying it was done after a comprehensive and methodical 20-month review process.

CDC: ‘Strong recommendation’ but no rule for masks on planes

The CDC is strongly recommending that passengers on planes, trains and buses wear masks, but it's still stopping short of requiring face coverings to prevent spreading COVID-19.

Veterinarian, wife die in plane crash near Raleigh airport

Authorities say they've found wreckage during a search for a small plane that disappeared near a busy North Carolina airport.

North Carolina airport: Radar contact lost with small plane

Radar contact was lost with a small plane approaching the Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina Sunday evening, and airport operations were temporarily interrupted while fire and rescue units rushed to the nearby area, authorities said.

UPS gets government approval to become a drone airline

UPS says it has won government approval to run a drone airline, a first for a U.S. company, and it plans to expand deliveries on hospital campuses and eventually other industries.

States turn to drones to predict avalanches, spot wildlife

In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they're searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures.

Official: 3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu suburb

Fire and pieces of helicopter rained from the sky Monday in a suburban Honolulu community in a crash that killed three people aboard, officials and witnesses said.

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Llamas help disc golfers in Carolina Beach by serving as caddies

The Southeast Llama Rescue held a fundraiser Saturday in Carolina Beach to help abused, neglected or unwanted llamas. 

Volunteer brings neighborhood together to collect food for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

One man brought his Wilmington neighborhood together Saturday to collect bags of food for Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. 

Traffic to shift on Market Street

An N.C. Department of Transportation contractor is planning to shift traffic on a major Wilmington street.

Carla Wallenda, member of famed high-wire act, dies at 85

Wallenda was the daughter of Karl Wallenda and began appearing in the family's act at an early age. She began topping the family's seven-person pyramid at age 15.