Since its first flight in 1969, the 747 has served as a cargo plane, a commercial aircraft capable of carrying nearly 500 passengers, a transport for NASA's space shuttles, and the Air Force One presidential aircraft.
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Inflation, gas prices looming over sports biz, concessions Free
U.S. inflation jumped 8.2% in September from a year ago, the government reported this month. Given the industry’s reliance on disposable income, the inflation numbers are a troubling sign for sports business leaders.
Commuters dodge headaches as freight-rail strike averted Free
A deal reached Thursday between freight rail companies and their workers has ensured that commuter rail systems that also would have been affected can serve customers unimpeded.
Rail strike would impact consumers, businesses Free
The Association of American Railroads trade group estimates that a strike would cost the economy $2 billion a day. The Business Roundtable says a strike would be an “economic catastrophe.”
US asks farmers: Can you plant 2 crops instead of 1? Free
Illinois and midwestern farmers are being asked to do more by the federal government to meet international demand.
Fed official: New real-time payment system starts summer '23 Free
In development for effectively a decade, Fed Vice Chair Lael Brainard told a workshop in suburban Rosemont on Monday that she expects the FedNow system to launch between May and July next year.
Michigan panel wants details on Great Lakes oil tunnel plan Free
A Michigan regulatory panel said Thursday that it needs more information about safety risks before it can rule on Enbridge Energy's plan to extend an oil pipeline through a tunnel beneath a waterway linking two of the Great Lakes.
Stocks drop deeper into bear market ahead of big Fed news Free
Investors are bracing for the Federal Reserve's announcement on Wednesday about how sharply it will raise interest rates. Earlier in the day, it wobbled between modest losses and gains after a couple big companies flexed financial strength with stronger profits and payouts to shareholders.