Holiday travel

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John Silva
December 21, 2019 - 9:48 am
(Middletown, Conn/WTIC) - State Police report a busy start to their annual holiday travel enforcement detail. So far, troopers have responded to 687 calls for services. Thirty-seven motorists have needed some type of assistance. In addition, they say there've been 44 crashes, nine with injury but...
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December 02, 2019 - 3:48 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police say they arrested 52 people suspected of driving under the influence and investigated two fatal traffic crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday enforcement period. Troopers responded to more than 7,200 calls for service in the five-day period that...
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John Silva
November 27, 2019 - 12:24 pm
(Middletown, Conn./WTIC) - From now through Sunday, State Police will be paying extra attention to state roads and highways. It's part of their annual Thanksgiving enforcement detail. Trooper First Class Christine Jeltema says motorists need to drive defensively, taking into account there will be...
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September 29, 2019 - 7:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — China says its top trade negotiator will lead an upcoming 13th round of talks aimed at resolving a trade war with the United States. Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said Sunday that Vice Premier Liu He would travel to Washington for the talks sometime after China's National Day...
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British Foreign Office personnel stand by the entrance to Thomas Cook check-in desks in Gatwick Airport, England Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed early Monday after failing to secure emergency funding, leaving tens of thousands of vacationers stranded abroad. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
September 23, 2019 - 1:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of British tour company Thomas Cook (all times local): 6 p.m. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says a "huge effort" is underway to bring home British tourists and passengers stranded by the sudden financial collapse of travel company Thomas Cook. He adds Monday...
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August 20, 2019 - 12:55 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Airlines expect record crowds over the week-long Labor Day period, continuing a rise in travel that has boosted the airlines' profits all year. The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on U.S. carriers between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3...
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Jamie Pfister, associate administrator for Regional Operations and Program Delivery at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speaks during a news conference at the headquarters of the Department of Transportation in Washington, Wednesday Aug. 14, 2019. About 30,000 police officers will be out in the streets making traffic stops around the United States for the next two weeks in an effort to crack down on impaired driving. (AP Photo/Luis Alonso Lugo)
August 14, 2019 - 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 30,000 police officers will be out on the roads around the country through the Labor Day weekend to crack down on impaired driving, an annual effort that this year poses potential risks to immigrants who fear getting stopped and deported. The National Highway Traffic Safety...
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Jamie Pfister, associate administrator for Regional Operations and Program Delivery at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speaks during a news conference at the headquarters of the Department of Transportation in Washington, Wednesday Aug. 14, 2019. About 30,000 police officers will be out in the streets making traffic stops around the United States for the next two weeks in an effort to crack down on impaired driving. (AP Photo/Luis Alonso Lugo)
August 14, 2019 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 30,000 police officers will be out on the roads around the country through the Labor Day weekend to crack down on impaired driving. It's an annual effort, but this year poses potential risks to immigrants who fear getting stopped and deported. The National Highway Traffic...
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John Silva
July 07, 2019 - 10:47 pm
(Middletown, Conn./WTIC) - State Police continued their holiday traffic enforcement detail as folks made their way home from the long Independence Day holiday weekend. As of 5:00 p.m., troopers say they have responded to nearly 66-hundred calls for service. There had been 250 vehicle crashes, but...
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A fire-eater performs during celebrations of the Lunar New Year Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in the Chinatown district of Manila, Philippines. This year is the Year of the Earth Pig in the Chinese Lunar calendar and is supposed to represent abundance, diligence and generosity. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
February 05, 2019 - 5:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asia welcomed the lunar Year of the Pig on Tuesday with visits to temples, family banquets and the world's biggest travel spree. Celebrations took place throughout the region, from Beijing and Seoul to Hanoi and Singapore. The streets of Beijing and other major Chinese cities were...
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