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Apple Maps Directs Drivers Airport Runway
2013-09-26 08:09:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Representatives with the Fairbanks International Airport in Alaska say Apple’s maps are once again responsible for putting people in danger. According to a spokesperson, Apple’s Maps have twice directed travelers to drive across an active runway to get to the airport in September alone. The entrance to the tarmac has since been blocked to avoid future confusion. Apple’s Maps have been the source of some heavy ridicule since...

2008-07-27 15:00:32

By Rob Stapleton, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 27--State aviation officials, responding to concerns of airlines operating at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, have modified plans for a connecting corridor, trimming costs by $15 million. The Airport Operating Center was initially billed as a $46 million project to connect the Domestic South Terminal and the North International Terminal with an enclosed walkway corridor, and a new 911-dispatch center. Costs have...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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