Hundreds of thousands will lose their jobs without additional emergency aid, says American Airlines CEO

“Hundreds of thousands of people will be out of work, and service to small communities will be discontinued,” if a new round of emergency airline funding is not approved, American Airlines Chief Executive Doug Parker said on NBC’s “TODAY” show Friday morning.



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Moreover, the critical national infrastructure that the airline industry provides, and that will be key to the nation’s economic recovery, could be severely impacted by the sweeping industry cuts, he said.

“We want to make sure that when the economy recovers we are here,” Parker said.

Parker’s comments come after emergency talks at the White House on Thursday, when executives from the major U.S. airlines met with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in a last-minute plea for additional funding in order to avoid tens of thousands of layoffs across the entire airline sector.

“We airline CEOs are here on behalf

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Emergency Funding Sought For Hamden’s School Reopening Plan

HAMDEN, CT — Hamden’s legislative delegation is urging the state Department of Education to provide the town with more than $780,000 in federal funding to help the district with reopening costs due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In a joint letter to Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona, state Senate President Martin Looney and representatives Michael D’Agostino, Robyn Porter and Josh Elliot are requesting $784,521 in federal CARES Act funding to help cover the cost of additional buses and bus monitors that will be needed to ensure social distancing in the district’s reopening plan.

The Hamden Board of Education recently voted to delay the reopening of schools until Sept. 15 due to concerns over staffing shortages. The district had been scheduled to open on Sept. 8.

Hamden’s transportation cost estimates have increased significantly since the district submitted its original request to the state Department of Education in July. Since then, the district has

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Melting Sculptures at Frost Museum of Science and Other Florida Locations Put State’s Climate Emergency in Spotlight

NBC 6 Chief Meteorologist John Morales to Moderate Virtual Town Hall, Webinars on Climate Crisis in September as part of Month-Long Series of CLEO Institute Events in Miami, Tampa and Orlando

One of artist Bob Partington’s melting wax sculptures

Can Florida’s swiftly rising temperatures actually melt a sculpture? It turns out they can, and in less time than you might think. The CLEO Institute has partnered with Miami ad agency Zubi and award-winning Los Angeles artist/inventor/director Bob Partington to show Floridians just how quickly. PHOTO/ 1stAveMachine, New York

Can Florida’s swiftly rising temperatures actually melt a sculpture? It turns out they can, and in less time than you might think. The CLEO Institute has partnered with Miami ad agency Zubi and award-winning Los Angeles artist/inventor/director Bob Partington to show Floridians just how quickly. PHOTO/ 1stAveMachine, New York

MIAMI, Sept. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Can Florida’s swiftly rising temperatures

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