International/National News

PARIS – Ash filled European skies due to a volcano in Iceland, putting a complete stop to flights in and out of the area in what some are calling the worst peacetime air travel disruption. The ash problems cost airlines hundreds of millions of dollars. The European transport ministry is currently working on a plan to begin easing the air travel ban put in place a few days ago. (Lauren)

WASHINGTON D.C. – Senators Jon Kyl and John McCain of Arizona called for the deployment of 3,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexican border Monday. Illegal aliens crossing the border into Arizona have caused a higher level of crime. The Senators have also called for federal funding for 3,000 U.S. Customs and Border agents to be deployed along the border by 2015 as well as a double-row border fence (Lauren)


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