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Sunday, December 22, 2013

Roaring controversy over Navy jets on central Whidbey Island

A number of locals are concerned about noise from touch-and-go training flights for EA-18 Growler jets on Whidbey Island. “The house shudders when they fly over,” says Robert Tank, second from right. Other residents call the jet noise the “sound of freedom.”