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Drones banned at Capitol Grounds Lansing

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by Justin A. Hinkley, LANSING – A new policy prohibits drones from flying over the Capitol grounds in downtown Lansing, but statehouse officials want to toughen the ban through legislation. The Michigan State Capitol Commission voted unanimously Monday morning to ban drones from…

MILL 2 FIRE: Drone disrupts fight against wildfire

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by BY RICHARD BROOKS AND NIKIE JOHNSON A drone temporarily postponed the air battle Sunday, July 12 against a 30-acre wildfire near Yucaipa, where flames threatened ridgetop homes. “They were delayed from leaving,” said San Bernardino Air Tanker Base staffer…

York police drones to slash road-closure times

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by By: Riannon Westall York Regional Police say they are now equipped with an unmanned aerial vehicle to help shorten the process of investigating collisions and get traffic moving again promptly after a crash. Roads are closed for a significant amount of…