David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.
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Chicago Makes History As Election Guarantees City Will Have First Black Female Mayor

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A Record 14 Candidates Vie To Be Chicago's Next Mayor

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Southwest Airlines Cancels More Flights Because Of Unspecified Mechanical Issues

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At Least 6 Dead, Including Gunman, In Aurora, Ill., Shooting

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Airbus Will End Production Of Massive A380 Jetliner

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Aviation Workers Caution Another Shutdown Could Affect Holiday Travel

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Frigid Temperatures Are Wreaking Havoc Across The Midwest

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Icicles form on the walkway at North Avenue Beach of Lake Michigan in Chicago on Tuesday. Pinar Istek/Reuters hide caption

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Polar Vortex Causes Midwest States Of Emergency As Cold Pushes Farther South

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East Coast Experiences Flight Delays At Hubs Due To Absent Workers

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U.S. Aviation Industry Sounds Alarm Over Concerns As Shutdown Continues

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Government Calls Back Furloughed Aviation Workers, But Gaps Will Remain

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Some Travelers Expressing Gratitude For TSA Workers Amid Shutdown

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Federal regulators have announced plans to allow drone operators to fly their unmanned aerial vehicles over populated areas and at night. A Wing Hummingbird drone from Project Wing arrives and sets down its package at a delivery location in Blacksburg, Va., last year. Michael Shroyer via AP hide caption

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Jacinda, whose husband is a TSA officer in Portland, Ore., working during the shutdown without pay, with her two young children. Her family is worried about how they will pay their rent, electric bill and cellphone bill. Courtesy of Jacinda hide caption

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'I'm Scared': TSA Families Fear Falling Behind On Bills, Losing Their Homes

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How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting Air Travel

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