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Man Arrested After Flying Drone Near White House

More security problems at the White House, as a man with a drone forces the entire complex into a lockdown. Small aircraft have been an increasing problem on Pennsylvania Avenue.

05/14/2015

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Family Of Md. Captive Killed By Drone Backs Hostage Czar

The family of an American captive killed in a drone strike said Wednesday it would welcome the creation of a hostage czar to coordinate government efforts to free those held.

05/06/2015

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Hearing On Drone Legislation Set In Maryland

A measure in Maryland would establish that only the state may enact a law or take other actions to prohibit or restrict the use of unmanned aircrafts, not local governments.

03/10/2015

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Some Are Getting Drones For Christmas

Controversial electronic turned Christmas gift. The drone has been a hot topic dealing with its potential dangers for both commercial and recreational use.

12/23/2014

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Montgomery Co. Grounds Firefighters’ Plan To Use Drones

Drone debate. Montgomery County firefighters say the unmanned flying devices could help them save lives—but some county leaders say the benefits don’t outweigh privacy concerns.

09/23/2014

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FAA Cries Foul Over Nationals Drone Use For Aerial Spring Training Photos

The FAA is crying foul at a Major League Baseball team. The Washington Nationals used a drone to take pictures of the team during spring training. Problem is they didn’t get permission. And commercial drone use is banned.

03/17/2014

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University Of Md. Among Schools Developing Drone Concepts For Civilian Use

Maryland airspace may not be involved, but the state’s brain power definitely is. The FAA will include research at the University of Maryland into the job of integrating drone aircraft into civilian airspace.

01/02/2014

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University of Maryland Among Schools Collaborating On Drone Testing

Universities in Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey were among those selected Monday to collaborate on developing test sites for drones, a technology one U.S. senator compared to the development of the cell phone.

01/01/2014

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Md. Bids To Become Testing Site For Unmanned Drones

Finding room in the sky for unmanned drones. It’s a technical challenge Maryland says it’s up to.

10/08/2013

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FAA Investigates After Drone Crashes In Virginia

The FAA is investigating after a drone crashed into a crowd in Virginia. Several spectators were injured and wondering why the unmanned aircraft was above them in the first place.

08/27/2013

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US Launches Drone From Aircraft Carrier

A drone the size of a fighter jet took off from the deck of an American aircraft carrier for the first time Tuesday in a test flight that could eventually open the way for the U.S. to launch unmanned aircraft from just about any place in the world.

05/15/2013