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FAA to examine security after Chicago-area fire; flight cancellations persist

As Chicago airports canceled hundreds of flights and worked to return to normalcy on Monday, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration has ordered a review of security protocols and how the agency deals with delays such as those stemming from last week’s fire at an air traffic control center in Illinois. Speaking Monday morning at the Air Traffic Control Assn. conference outside Washington, Administrator Michael Huerta said he has asked an agency and union team to look at the incident with an eye to finding ways to make security better. On Friday, a contract employee tried to commit suicide and set a fire that damaged the air traffic facility in Aurora, Ill., leading to...

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