Halliburton to close El Reno facility; more than 800 expected to lose jobs – KOCO Oklahoma City

EL RENO, Okla. —Halliburton on Monday announced plans to close its El Reno operation, and more than 800 employees are expected to lose their jobs, El Reno Mayor Matt White told KOCO 5. KOCO 5 obtained a letter sent by Halliburton officials to the Oklahoma O…

WOW: Branson Backtracks On Virgin Atlantic Sale To Air France-KLM – One Mile at a Time

This sure is interesting. For the past couple of years it has looked like Air France-KLM would buy a stake in Virgin Atlantic, but that’s apparently no longer happening. The Virgin Atlantic & Air France-KLM Deal In 2012 Delta bought a 49% stake in Virgi…

Evacuation slide falls off plane midflight, lands in Massachusetts man’s front yard – WCVB Boston

MILTON, Mass. —A Massachusetts man had a close call Sunday after an evacuation slide fell off of a Delta plane and into his front yard. Wenhan Huang, of Milton, was doing yard work when a huge, inflatable slide suddenly fell out of the sky and took out sever…

Winter weather and holiday travel: JetBlue, American Airlines, Delta waiving flight change fees – USA TODAY

Snow removal led to 100 deaths and 11,500 injuries that required a trip to the emergency room each year between 1990 and 2006, a study reports. USA TODAY As a powerful winter storm continued to rage over the weekend and a nor’easter began to form off the N…

Police chief Johnny O’Mara wants Starbucks to forgive barista who wrote ‘PIG’ on cup – New York Post

An Oklahoma police chief is asking Starbucks to have mercy on a barista who plastered PIG on a police officers coffee order. “I just recently learned that the employee was terminated, and this may be a bit surprising, but I would like Starbucks to reconsider…

On first day of legal weed sales, you’ll only find it in one Michigan city – Detroit Free Press

Metro Detroit marijuana shops give advice to first time recreational marijuana buyers. Junfu Han, Detroit Free Press Years of work to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use will bear fruit on Sunday when the first sales of legal weed take place in M…