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Gustave Whitehead (Courtesy Discovery Museum, Bridgeport)

State Officially Recognizes Whitehead As First Man To Fly — Earlier Than Wrights

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Wednesday that he signed into law a measure insisting that German-born aviator and Bridgeport resident Gustave Whitehead flew in 1901, two years before Wilbur and Orville Wright lifted off from Kitty Hawk, N.C.

06/26/2013

File photo of a JetBlue plane. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Toddler’s Tantrum Gets Family Ejected From JetBlue Flight

One child and one case of the “terrible two’s” caused officials on-board a JetBlue flight leaving Boston to boot the toddler’s entire family.

03/09/2012