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Airport neighbors pack meeting, say new flight paths are rattling windows and nerves

Airport officials changed some flight paths after two jets nearly collided last year, but people under those new paths say the noise is unbearable. And they say they don't live in a "noise abatement zone," where the airport would have to pay for sound-dampening measures like insulation.
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Airport officials changed some flight paths after two jets nearly collided last year, but people under those new paths say the noise is unbearable. And they say they don't live in a "noise abatement zone," where the airport would have to pay for sound-dampening measures like insulation.

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