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Personal drones to clean your gutter, tend to crops and take aerial selfies?

Dan Zak, The Washington Post
Mar 26 2014 - 8:30am

RESTON, VA. -- The drone settles back on the cracked asphalt after a brief ascent into the lower reaches of the suburban troposphere."Yeah, it flies," says Christopher Vo, director of education for the D.C. Area Drone User Group. His thumbs release the remote-control levers that animate the three-pound vehicle, which is the size of a large pizza."...

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Utah lawmakers skeptical of the booming local police drone business

The Associated Press
Mar 11 2014 - 5:59pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.That tension is on display as more than 35 states consider drone legislation...

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Box Elder finds drones useful for search and rescue

Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press
Mar 11 2014 - 3:39pm

BRIGHAM CITY -- Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.That tension is on display as more than 35 states consider drone legislation...

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Judge sort of clears path for beer-delivery drones

John Frank Weaver, Slate
Mar 8 2014 - 8:22am

For many dark, droneless years, breweries and other companies have been stymied from developing airborne delivery to consumers by the Federal Aviation Administration's insistence that commercial drones are illegal. But in a victory for beer-drone justice, the National Transportation Safety Board, the federal entity that hears appeals of FAA...

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Utah Senate approves bill restricting drones

The Associated Press
Mar 7 2014 - 8:32am

SALT LAKE CITY -- A measure to set some early restrictions on law enforcement's use of unmanned aerial systems is advancing at the Legislature.

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Utah lawmakers mull limits to drone use

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 25 2014 - 12:45pm

SALT LAKE CITY - A state senator says the development of technology doesn't mean Big Brother should be able to snoop into the private lives of people not under surveillance.

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Woman runs with the bulls but gets clobbered by drone aircraft

Alan Levin, Bloomberg News
Feb 15 2014 - 12:25pm

WASHINGTON -- It came from the sky.One moment, Eileen Peskoff was enjoying a hot dog after running with the bulls at a Petersburg, Va., racetrack. Then she was on her back, knocked down when a 4-foot drone filming the event in August lost control and dove into the grandstands where she was sitting.

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Police demand for drones increases

Craig Timberg, Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post
Jan 15 2014 - 10:11am

WASHINGTON -- Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are increasingly borrowing border-patrol drones for domestic surveillance operations, newly released records show, a harbinger of what is expected to become the commonplace use of unmanned aircraft by police.

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Personal drones to clean your gutter, tend to crops and take aerial selfies?

Dan Zak, The Washington Post
Mar 26 2014 - 8:30am

RESTON, VA. -- The drone settles back on the cracked asphalt after a brief ascent into the lower reaches of the suburban troposphere."Yeah, it flies," says Christopher Vo, director of education for the D.C. Area Drone User Group. His thumbs release the remote-control levers that animate the three-pound vehicle, which is the size of a large pizza."...

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