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Congress ends controller furloughs; towers still in question

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  • Daily Herald File Photo Air traffic controller furloughs seem over but budget cuts still loom over Midway International and Waukegan Regional Airport's towers.

      Daily Herald File Photo Air traffic controller furloughs seem over but budget cuts still loom over Midway International and Waukegan Regional Airport's towers.

  • oharecaps_3ne081804BZ Photo0342446 dit 04-2186 cook //BILL ZARS PHOTO/// Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta and FAA Administrator Marion Blakey announced a plan to cut delays at O'Hare International Airport by 20 percent .

      oharecaps_3ne081804BZ Photo0342446 dit 04-2186 cook //BILL ZARS PHOTO/// Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta and FAA Administrator Marion Blakey announced a plan to cut delays at O'Hare International Airport by 20 percent .

 
 

It's clear skies for o'hare and midway international airports after congress acted to end furloughs of air traffic controllers and delays for millions of travelers that have caused a political headache in washington. a day after the senate approved the measure without even a roll call, the house adopted the measure.

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