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FAA Approves 5,000 Section 333 Exemption Petition Grants; Gowdy Brothers Aerospace Consults on Next Steps

Apr 28, 2016, 08:45 ET FAA Approves 5,000 Section 333 Exemption Petition Grants; Gowdy Brothers Aerospace Consults on Next Steps

SHAKOPEE, Minn., April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FAA Airman and Airspace Rules Division (Federal Aviation Administration) announces 5,076 approved Section 333 petition grants. The FAA further clarified there were another 7,000 petitions waiting to be approved as of April 20th at the FAA UAS symposium hosted by Embry-Riddle University.  This is significantly up from approximately 50 approved...

Apr 28, 2016, 09:00 ET CLEAN Foundation Aims for a Global Settlement on Behalf of All Aggrieved Consumers of the Volkswagen Emission Fraud

AMSTERDAM, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Although progress is reportedly being made towards settlement of claims on behalf of Volkswagen diesel consumers located in the United States including,...

Apr 28, 2016, 09:06 ET Penske and Golf Channel Activate Multi-Platform Branding Campaign:

READING, Pa. and ORLANDO, Fla., April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske, a leading transportation and logistics solutions provider, has teamed up with Golf Channel for a new #MovingDay Presented...

Apr 28, 2016, 09:27 ET Elio Motors Completes Final Stage of Engineering for E-Series Vehicles with Chassis Design

PHOENIX, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Elio Motors, Inc. (OTCQX: ELIO), the startup vehicle manufacturer planning to launch a three-wheeled vehicle that will get up to 84 MPG with a targeted...

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Apr 21, 2016, 16:05 ET Boyd Gaming To Acquire Aliante Casino Hotel And Spa, Expanding Presence In High-Growth Las Vegas Locals Market

LAS VEGAS, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation ("Boyd Gaming") (NYSE: BYD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ALST Casino Holdco, LLC, the holding company of Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa ("Aliante"), for total net cash consideration of...

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