Passengers' concerns about SARS are resulting in more layoffs at Northwest Airlines.The airline plans to furlough another 150 pilots by next January because of declines in passenger traffic caused by travelers' fears of the disease. A Northwest spokesman says the company hasn't decided whether there will be SARS-related layoffs in other work groups, such as flight attendants and mechanics. Combined with other layoffs, the latest cuts would bring the number of Northwest pilot furloughs to one-thousand-93. In April, Northwest's passenger traffic for Pacific flights declined 25 percent from the previous April. Copyright 2003 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Jorvorskie Lane has been a busy man over the past several months. Tuesday, the former Panther and ex-NFL fullback will be in Lufkin helping kids get ready for school.More >>
A field that looked more like a mud pit at Morris Frank Park did not have it's normal visitors Monday. That did not mean that the Lufkin Little League Majors All-Stars were not hard at work.More >>
The Texas Department of Public Safety announced four days ago they will no longer pay for forensic services across the state. DPS will put a price tag on services and charge law enforcement agencies for certain crime lab reports to adjust to state enacted cutbacks. On Monday, two East Texas prosecutors and a sheriff spoke out against the surprising changes brought upon by the agency. Angelina County District Attorney Joe Martin said these changes will...More >>
The Texas Department of Public Safety announced four days ago they will no longer pay for forensic services across the state.More >>
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A new building for Stephen F. Austin State University sits across from Johnson Coliseum on University Drive. It houses the Residence Life Operations Unit and the University Printing Services.More >>