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Barry makes landfall, downgraded to tropical storm

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 7/13/19, 02:57 pm

UPDATE: Barry has made landfall on the Louisiana coast, weakening from a hurricane to a tropical storm with sustained winds near 70 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.

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Former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca dies at age 94

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/03/19, 11:07 am

Lee Iacocca, the former CEO of Chrysler who pulled the struggling company back from the brink of failure, has died. He was 94. Two former Chrysler executives who worked with Iacocca said a close associate of the family told them Tuesday of his death at his home in Bel Air, Calif. Iacocca had battled Parkinson’s disease in recent years, but former Chrysler company spokesman Bud Liebler said he didn’t know what caused his death.

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Plane crash kills 10 in Texas

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/01/19, 09:24 am

A small plane crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in a Dallas suburb on Sunday morning, killing all 10 people onboard. The plane struggled to gain altitude shortly after takeoff, veered to one side, and plunged into a hangar at the Addison Municipal Airport north of Dallas. The aircraft was scheduled to fly to St. Petersburg, Fla., federal officials said. Authorities did not immediately release the identities of those killed.

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