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Technical issues cause flight cancelations and delays

A Southwest plane taxis at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren
The disruption comes just days after thousands of passengers were stranded after Southwest Airlines canceled many flights.

The Federal Aviation Administration grounded all domestic departures in the U.S. Wednesday morning due to a technology issue. More than 140 flights scheduled to fly into or out of Salt Lake City were delayed, according to FlightAware. In addition to the delays, 11 flights have been canceled. This disruption comes just days after Southwest Airlines canceled thousands of flights leaving passengers stranded and scrambling to find a way home after the holidays.

Anna grew up begging her mom to play music instead of public radio over the car stereo on the way to school. Now, she loves radio and the power of storytelling through sound. While she is happy to report on anything from dance concerts to laughter practice, her main focus at UPR is political reporting. She is studying Journalism and Political Science at Utah State University and wants to work in political communication after she graduates. In her free time, she spends time with her rescue dog Quigley and enjoys rock climbing.