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Congress to discuss drones today

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Technology and safety are the focus of a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing on the issue of unmanned aircraft when it comes to safety. There are concerns that unmanned aircraft, such as drones, can pose risks for planes and helicopters.

An FAA deputy administrator and the president of the Airline Pilots Association are both expected to testify today.

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