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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We are saying either send us a check for $33,000 or
request a hearing."
Source: FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory,
in a statement to the Chicago Tribune. The FAA says Chicago Mayor
Richard Daley was out of bounds when he ordered the destruction of
Meigs Field more than two years ago and has fined the city the
maximum amount possible. But that byno means ends Chicago's trouble
in the wake of the midnight bulldozing. The city still faces the
possibility of a much larger fine -- as the investigation into
allegations that Daley misused $1.5 million in FAA grants