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Ice, rain could create travel issues

Travelers and Black Friday shoppers, beware -- winter weather across the United States could hamper whatever plans you may have after the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the National Weather Service.

U.S. traffic deaths rising

U.S. traffic deaths have spiked eight percent since the first of the year--this according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

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Airlines saved $11B on fuel last year

The nation's four top airlines have saved a combined $11.1 billion in fuel costs in the first nine months of 2015, according to their financial reports.


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SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25

London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?

Home burglaries increase over the holidays: how to stay safe

In 2015 to date, there have been over 800 burglaries in Columbia, and while the holidays are a time of celebration for many, they also present an increased opportunity for criminals. 

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How airlines deal with in-flight medical emergencies

One in every 604 flights involves a reported medical emergency, according to a 2013 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Two killed in Montgomery County car wreck

Two people are dead Monday night following a vehicle crash on Missouri Highway 19, about three miles south of Interstate 70.

Thanksgiving holiday travel: Officials share safety tips

Wednesday marks one of the busiest travel days of year, and according to AAA, nearly 47 million Americans are expected to journey 50 miles or more from home--the most since 2007. 

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Thanksgiving travel: Long lines, tight security

The United States' busiest travel days of the year are likely to be even more complicated for travelers flying through U.S. airports.

Security will be tight in the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris and the suspected bombing of a Russian passenger pl...

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Americans jam the roads and the skies in record numbers

Crowded roads and airports aren't just for Thanksgiving anymore.

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5 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

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