Among the earnings projection stories for Wednesday, Aug. 8, from the AP Financial Desk: Top stories: HORSHAM, Pa. — Luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. said Wednesday it expects to report a 21 percent decline in third-quarter homebuilding revenue, and cautioned that mortgage market troubles may cause further softening in the already weak housing market.Outlook Roundup: Toll, Equity One (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Local law enforcement officials should step up their assault on federal regulators’ reluctance to allow wider use of unmanned reconnaissance aircraft, a Florida police chief said this week.Cops, FAA Lock Horns Over Unmanned Aircraft For Local Government (Nasdaq)

Instead of treadmills or basketball, people at Port Arthur?s YMCA were getting worked up Tuesday night about the idea of moving Beaumont?s radar control to Houston.Locals take on TRACON (Port Arthur News)

Air controllers press Congress to overturn FAA contractFederal Times – 35 minutes agoBy STEPHEN LOSEY The National Air Traffic Controllers Association said Tuesday that it plans to seek Congress? help to overturn a contract they say the …FAA Hails Federal Labor Board Dismissal Of NATCA Unfair Labor … Aero-News NetworkFAA Gets Mixed Bag In PASS And NATCA Decisions Aviation WeekFLRA Sides With PASS on Collective Bargaining Decision Earthtimes.orgall 7 news articlesAir controllers press Congress to overturn FAA contract – Federal Times

United Press International – WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) — A Republican presidential candidate, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, says the U.S. Air Traffic control system is in trouble. Huckabee used an analogy to old TV cartoon shows to characterize the problem. He told Fox …Huckabee sees air control tech crisis

MSN MoneyCentral – Passenger traffic rose 11.4 percent in July from a year earlier, Southwest Airlines reports. Southwest is Nashville’s busiest commercial carrier. The Dallas-based low-cost carrier flew 7 billion revenue passenger miles compared with 6.3 billion in …Southwest Air Traffic rises

Forbes – The challenges and complexities of modeling and optimizing Air Traffic is very similar to that of telecom traffic.” Kane is an accomplished aviator and holds a commercial pilot’s license. He also holds world aviation records in several categories and …Sapphire Aviation Inc. Enters into Agreement with Coastal Technologies …

Guardian Unlimited – An increasingly strained Air Traffic control system, together with cost cuts at airlines, has led to a miserable summer at many of America’s airports. Government punctuality figures suggest that major airlines are on track for their worst year ever …Inaugural Virgin America flight delayed

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association said Tuesday that it plans to seek Congress’ help to overturn a contract they say the Federal Aviation Administration forced on Air Traffic controllers.Air controllers press Congress to overturn FAA contract

Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded the Federal Aviation Administration ‘ s Information Technology Support Services Contract , an indefinite quantity contract under which the FAA may order …Tetra Tech Awarded $95 Million Federal Aviation Administration Information Technology Contract

Today In Alternate History Digg this The Announcement Alternate Historian – ‘ Back Again! : Yet another plague has ripped its way through our Academy and gone back to its home dimension, and we are happy to see …Anarchy In The UK

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1685 Issue Date: August 07, 2007 at 1833 UTC Location: Kennebunkport, Maine Beginning Date and Time: August 09, 2007 at 1700 UTC Ending Date and Time: August 12, 2007 at 1805 UTC Reason for …Me TFR: 08.09.07 – 08.12.07

Pittsburgh International Airport took a major hit when US Airways slashed flights in 2004, but Air Traffic controllers say that made it a great place to work today.FAA says Pitt’s airport is among the most fully staffed

The Southeast Texas Regional Airport has a new tower and in October it will be linked to the nation’s most advanced radar system.Proposition Concerning Beaumont Airspace Sparks Turf War

Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge) What, if anything, are airlines doing this summer to ease the pain of flying? When you tally up their efforts, the sum seems to be not enough given almost daily horror stories.What are airlines doing to ease pain?