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The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Airlines To Reduce July Flying

American Airlines says it will reduce flights in July partly because of a shortage of pilots due to more of them calling in sick. The 1 percent reduction in July’s schedule follows a 1.5 percent cutback in June.


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DISD Teacher Continues To Call For Leap Day Sickout

A Dallas schoolteacher is calling for a sickout to protest the recent decision by the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) to lengthen the school day for teachers by 45 minutes.


A math teacher uses a white board to explain a sum to students. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

DISD Teacher Calling For Leap Day ‘Sick Out’ Protest

A teacher in the Dallas Independent School District is calling for a ‘sick out’ to protest last week’s decision to lengthen the work day for educators.