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Philly.com
Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too MuchAlan Mozes HealthDay Reporter "There is a big difference between severity of h
Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too Much
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter "There is a big difference between severity of hangovers and the symptoms people experience during hangover," acknowledged Joris Verster, a member of both study teams. Verster is an assistant professor of pharmaceutical... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
"Hands Across the Border" campaign kicks offAs we approach the Labor Day holiday, law enforcement from across the southeast
"Hands Across the Border" campaign kicks off
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 hours ago
As we approach the Labor Day holiday, law enforcement from across the southeast are cracking down on impaired drivers with the 24th annual "Hands Across the Border" campaign. More than 100 law enforcement agents from Alabama and Georgia came... Read more
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Washington Post
Study says Montgomery speed camera program is model for the nationThis double speed camera on 16th street NW can tag cars from both the southboun
Study says Montgomery speed camera program is model for the nation
Washington Post / Posted 7 hours ago
This double speed camera on 16th street NW can tag cars from both the southbound and northbound lanes. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post) With a politically fractured Congress and a polarized nation, the idea at first blush has universal... Read more
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Business Wire
Kansas City, Kansas, Takes the Lead as the Safest Driving City According to the 11th Annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report®”NORTHBROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City, Kansas tops the chart for the f
Kansas City, Kansas, Takes the Lead as the Safest Driving City According to the 11th Annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report®”
Business Wire / Posted 8 hours ago
NORTHBROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kansas City, Kansas tops the chart for the first time ever as the safest driving city in America according to the eleventh annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report®.” The report, based on Allstate Insurance... Read more
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The News & Observer
State leadership to improve driver’s ed in NC? Not likely | News & Observer August 31, 2015 NHTSA critique calls for a strong state
State leadership to improve driver’s ed in NC? Not likely
The News & Observer / Posted 13 hours ago
| News & Observer August 31, 2015 NHTSA critique calls for a strong state role to improve North Carolina driver’s... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents On the Rise in DelawareREHOBOTH BEACH, Del. - It's an ominous statistic, as the summer season nears it
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents On the Rise in Delaware
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 14 hours ago
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. - It's an ominous statistic, as the summer season nears its end. As of Aug. 31, the amount of fatal pedestrian accidents have jumped by almost 70 percent in Delaware. This is despite the fact that, pedestrian accidents as a whole... Read more
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Providence Business News
Bankrate.com: R.I. 22nd best state for driversPROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is the 22nd best state for drivers, according to Bank
Bankrate.com: R.I. 22nd best state for drivers
Providence Business News / Posted 19 hours ago
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is the 22nd best state for drivers, according to Bankrate.com, which noted its low fatal crash rate and below average gasoline expenses. The only major drawback is high car insurance costs, the consumer financial services... Read more
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The Morning Call
Traffic roundabouts coming to the Lehigh ValleyPennDOT has decided that it would be good for the Lehigh Valley if more motoris
Traffic roundabouts coming to the Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 19 hours ago
PennDOT has decided that it would be good for the Lehigh Valley if more motorists were driving in circles. State transportation officials have mapped out a plan to add more traffic roundabouts through the region, in a move that's designed to be good... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ahead of Erika, Gov. Scott declares state of emergencyTALLAHASSEE – After Tropical Storm Erika’s projected path shifted over much of
Ahead of Erika, Gov. Scott declares state of emergency
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
TALLAHASSEE – After Tropical Storm Erika’s projected path shifted over much of the state of Florida overnight, Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in every county in the state as of 8 a.m Friday. The declaration frees up state... Read more
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The Auto Channel
National Highway Safety Leaders Meeting in Nashville to Address Risky Driving BehaviorsNational Highway Safety Leaders Meeting in Nashville to Address Risky Driving B
National Highway Safety Leaders Meeting in Nashville to Address Risky Driving Behaviors
The Auto Channel / Posted 21 hours ago
National Highway Safety Leaders Meeting in Nashville to Address Risky Driving Behaviors New Data on Speed Camera Effectiveness to be Released Tuesday WASHINGTON and NASHVILLE, TN -- Aug. 31, 2015: The nation's highway safety leaders will hold their... Read more
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WALB Albany
GSP puts 'Hands Across the Border'As Labor Day travelers hit the road all over the southeast leading up to the ho
GSP puts 'Hands Across the Border'
WALB Albany / Posted 22 hours ago
As Labor Day travelers hit the road all over the southeast leading up to the holiday weekend, Georgia and its neighboring states will be sending the message that no matter where you're from, and no matter where you're traveling, impaired driving will... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
GSP puts 'Hands Across the Border'As Labor Day travelers hit the road all over the southeast leading up to the ho
GSP puts 'Hands Across the Border'
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 22 hours ago
As Labor Day travelers hit the road all over the southeast leading up to the holiday weekend, Georgia and its neighboring states will be sending the message that no matter where you're from, and no matter where you're traveling, impaired driving will... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Authorities from 6 states partner to combat impaired drivingLaw enforcement officials in six states are launching their 24th annual "Hands
Authorities from 6 states partner to combat impaired driving
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
Law enforcement officials in six states are launching their 24th annual "Hands Across the Border" campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence. On Monday, the five-day campaign kicks off involving law enforcement agencies in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wayne County sentencingsThe following were sentenced by Wayne County President Judge Raymond L. Hamill:
Wayne County sentencings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The following were sentenced by Wayne County President Judge Raymond L. Hamill: • Jamie Spindler, 32, Scranton, one to six months in the Wayne County Correctional Facility, $1,000 fine, drug and alcohol addiction treatment and the Alcohol Highway... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
IN-DEPTH FOCUS: Would new seat-belt law save more lives? Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 3:00 AM McDonald County had the unfortunate distinct
IN-DEPTH FOCUS: Would new seat-belt law save more lives?
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Aug. 30, 2015 at 3:00 AM McDonald County had the unfortunate distinction Aug. 21 of having three vehicle accidents involving 12 people in a span of about 8 hours that left a... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Schensul: Get your motor running at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut - TravelSun … shining. Birds … tweeting … er, singing. Wildflowers bobbing. Connecti
Schensul: Get your motor running at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut - Travel
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
Sun … shining. Birds … tweeting … er, singing. Wildflowers bobbing. Connecticut countryside. Being pastoral. But then … A wail. A moo? Not really. Not a cow. Not a sheep bleat. A whole herd of ... something. In distress? Hardly. Not right here,... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Cost of DUI: All of societyBut a relaxing afternoon turned into tragedy, when Clever's vehicle was struck
Cost of DUI: All of society
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 2 days ago
But a relaxing afternoon turned into tragedy, when Clever's vehicle was struck by a drunk driver, according to Gary's mother, Kay Clever. "My son died at the scene and they brought him back," she said. "He passed six more times when he was in... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Law enforcement getting head start on Labor Day DUI crackdownGwinnett County drivers may have noticed more blue lights on highways in the co
Law enforcement getting head start on Labor Day DUI crackdown
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 2 days ago
Gwinnett County drivers may have noticed more blue lights on highways in the county recently, and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety said there is a good reason for that. Labor Day is more than a week away but law enforcement officers are... Read more
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Valley Central
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiativeAUSTIN, TEXAS (AP) -- Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway saf
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiative
Valley Central / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN, TEXAS (AP) -- Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safety initiative targeting Interstate 35 to promote safe driving. The Texas Department of Safety effort runs through Sunday. DPS says 16-states are taking part in the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
State Police ramping up anti-drunk driving campaignState Police is beginning its "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign in time
State Police ramping up anti-drunk driving campaign
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
State Police is beginning its "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign in time for Labor Day Weekend. Last year on Labor Day, more than 300 crashes were reported, and eleven people were killed. State police note that it's a drop from last... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
State Police ramping up anti-drunk driving campaignState Police is beginning its "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign in time
State Police ramping up anti-drunk driving campaign
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
State Police is beginning its "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign in time for Labor Day Weekend. Last year on Labor Day, more than 300 crashes were reported, and eleven people were killed. State police note that it's a drop from last... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiativeAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safe
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiative
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safety initiative targeting Interstate 35 to promote safe driving. The Texas Department of Safety effort runs through Sunday. DPS says 16-states are taking part in the safety... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiativeAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safe
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiative
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safety initiative targeting Interstate 35 to promote safe driving. The Texas Department of Safety effort runs through Sunday. DPS says 16-states are taking part in the safety... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiativeAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safe
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiative
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safety initiative targeting Interstate 35 to promote safe driving. The Texas Department of Safety effort runs through Sunday. DPS says 16-states are taking part in the safety... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiativeAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safe
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiative
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safety initiative targeting Interstate 35 to promote safe driving. The Texas Department of Safety effort runs through Sunday. DPS says 16-states are taking part in the safety... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiativeAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safe
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiative
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safety initiative targeting Interstate 35 to promote safe driving. The Texas Department of Safety effort runs through Sunday. DPS says 16-states are taking part in the safety... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiativeAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safe
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiative
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safety initiative targeting Interstate 35 to promote safe driving. The Texas Department of Safety effort runs through Sunday. DPS says 16-states are taking part in the safety... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiativeAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safe
Texas troopers part of border-to-border safety initiative
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers are part of a border-to-border highway safety initiative targeting Interstate 35 to promote safe driving. The Texas Department of Safety effort runs through Sunday. DPS says 16-states are taking part in the safety... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Motorcycle accidents prompt safety remindersWith the recent motorcycle accidents that the Sterling Police Department has in
Motorcycle accidents prompt safety reminders
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
With the recent motorcycle accidents that the Sterling Police Department has investigated within the city of Sterling alone, we wish to offer safety reminders for both motorcyclists and motorists. Motorcycles are fun and fuel efficient; that's not... Read more
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Everett Herald
New cars getting a crash prevention boost 52 percent of 784 new vehicle models come with alert technology Published: S
New cars getting a crash prevention boost
Everett Herald / Posted 3 days ago
52 percent of 784 new vehicle models come with alert technology Published: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 12:01 a.m. More cars are coming equipped with robotic functions that protect drivers from front-end... Read more
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TribLIVE
Crash-prevention technology changes face of auto industryMore cars are equipped with robotic functions that protect drivers from front-e
Crash-prevention technology changes face of auto industry
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
More cars are equipped with robotic functions that protect drivers from front-end crashes with other vehicles or objects, which could result in fewer crashes and lower insurance rates for drivers. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said 52... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Hands Across the Border DUI campaign kicks off MondayLaw enforcement across the southeast, including Alabama and Georgia, are partne
Hands Across the Border DUI campaign kicks off Monday
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
Law enforcement across the southeast, including Alabama and Georgia, are partnering to crack down on drunk drivers. The “Hands Across the Border” campaign kicks off this Monday and runs through the Labor Day holiday weekend. Now in its 24th year,... Read more
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WestportNow
Arthur M. Dinitz, 81Arthur M. Dinitz of Westport, a leader in transportation safety, died Aug. 27 a
Arthur M. Dinitz, 81
WestportNow / Posted 3 days ago
Arthur M. Dinitz of Westport, a leader in transportation safety, died Aug. 27 at home after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 81. Born Dec. 8, 1933, son of Irving and Frances Dinitz of Brooklyn, N.Y., he was graduate of Brooklyn Tech and New York... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Former Merced coach Speckman denied driver’s license in WisconsinDespite being born without hands, Mark Speckman has overcome many challenges in
Former Merced coach Speckman denied driver’s license in Wisconsin
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Despite being born without hands, Mark Speckman has overcome many challenges in his life. Driving a car isn’t near the top of the list. The former Merced, Golden Valley and Livingston High football coach has been driving since he was 16 years old.... Read more
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MLive.com
Passenger in Jeep that crashed on I-75 dies, 4 children released from hospitalBAY CITY, MI — A 75-year-old Ohio man, riding in a Jeep Grand Cherokee that cra
Passenger in Jeep that crashed on I-75 dies, 4 children released from hospital
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
BAY CITY, MI — A 75-year-old Ohio man, riding in a Jeep Grand Cherokee that crashed on Interstate 75 in Bay County this week, has died, according to police. Bay County Undersheriff Troy Cunningham said Jerry Sloane succumbed to his injuries at... Read more
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TheStreet.com
5 Last-Minute Destinations For Labor Day TravelAccording to AAA, August gas priceshit their lowest levels since 2004 and were
5 Last-Minute Destinations For Labor Day Travel
TheStreet.com / Posted 3 days ago
According to AAA, August gas priceshit their lowest levels since 2004 and were down more than 80 cents a gallon from a year earlier. With a wonky Midwest refinery going back online and the nation slowly transitioning away from warm-weather fuels,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
State grant funds extra Labor Day drunken driving patrolsAUGUSTA, Maine — Alcohol consumption is the cause of nearly a quarter of all fa
State grant funds extra Labor Day drunken driving patrols
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — Alcohol consumption is the cause of nearly a quarter of all fatal vehicle crashes in Maine, and the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety is paying for extra checkpoints over Labor Day weekend in an effort to stop drunken and impaired... Read more
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The Sault Star
Stop for school buses: policeDrivers take care, school buses will soon be back on roads, police say. Ontari
Stop for school buses: police
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
Drivers take care, school buses will soon be back on roads, police say. Ontario Provincial Police in Northeastern Ontario probed 22 crashes involving school buses during the last school year. No serious injuries were reported. “There are a number... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Houses stay empty after bridge decision delayed AFFORDABLE homes will remain unoccupied after planning permission for a pedes
Houses stay empty after bridge decision delayed
Weston Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
AFFORDABLE homes will remain unoccupied after planning permission for a pedestrian bridge leading to the site was deferred for another month. Stonewater, which bought out the previous developer Raglan... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Nation's highway safety leaders to meet in NashvilleNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The nation's highway safety leaders will hold their ann
Nation's highway safety leaders to meet in Nashville
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 4 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The nation's highway safety leaders will hold their annual meeting Aug. 29 through Sept. 2 in downtown Nashville. More than 500 top state highway safety officials and their partners are gathering for the 2015 Governors... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Nation's highway safety leaders to meet in NashvilleNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The nation's highway safety leaders will hold their ann
Nation's highway safety leaders to meet in Nashville
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 4 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The nation's highway safety leaders will hold their annual meeting Aug. 29 through Sept. 2 in downtown Nashville. More than 500 top state highway safety officials and their partners are gathering for the 2015 Governors... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Police step up school safety intensityFlorida drivers will violate school bus laws 3.7 million times this school year
Police step up school safety intensity
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
Florida drivers will violate school bus laws 3.7 million times this school year according to estimates from the state Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Local law enforcement say they will be watching, and stepping up efforts to make... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MSU student threats lead to lockdown, arrestSTARKVILLE – Mississippi State University’s police force arrested a freshman Th
MSU student threats lead to lockdown, arrest
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
STARKVILLE – Mississippi State University’s police force arrested a freshman Thursday after he made threats to harm himself and others on campus, which led to a campus lockdown. Authorities later said, however, they found no gun and believed no... Read more
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MLive.com
Six children were in cargo area of Jeep that crashed on I-75, police sayBAY CITY, MI — Police investigating a crash in which a Jeep rolled over several
Six children were in cargo area of Jeep that crashed on I-75, police say
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
BAY CITY, MI — Police investigating a crash in which a Jeep rolled over several times on Interstate 75 in Bay County, say six children were unsecured and sitting with an adult in the cargo area of the vehicle at the time of the accident. About noon... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Dismay as proposals for 14 Telford homes get go-ahead « Shropshire StarThe plans, for Horsehay, were approved when it went before the planning committ
Dismay as proposals for 14 Telford homes get go-ahead « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 5 days ago
The plans, for Horsehay, were approved when it went before the planning committee. The proposal will see 14 affordable dwellings built in Pool Hill Road complete with associated access, parking and landscaping. The plans went before the planning... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Hit-and-run cyclist put boy, 8, in hospitalA cyclist left a mum screaming for help after he knocked over her young son and
Hit-and-run cyclist put boy, 8, in hospital
Nottingham Post / Posted 5 days ago
A cyclist left a mum screaming for help after he knocked over her young son and left him bleeding from the head in a busy pedestrianised street. Eight-year-old Kyle Farnsworth was hit by a mountain bike in Arnold as he bent to tie a shoelace and had... Read more
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Flint Township View
Genesee Valley hosting free back-to-school event SaturdayFLINT TWP. — Buying school supplies and clothes tops the to-do list at this tim
Genesee Valley hosting free back-to-school event Saturday
Flint Township View / Posted 5 days ago
FLINT TWP. — Buying school supplies and clothes tops the to-do list at this time of year, but it is also an ideal time to think about child safety. Genesee Valley Center will host a special Back to School Safety Day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Ada cracking down on drunk driversADA, Okla.- The Ada Police Department is working overtime for the next couple w
Ada cracking down on drunk drivers
KXII Sherman / Posted 5 days ago
ADA, Okla.- The Ada Police Department is working overtime for the next couple weeks to catch drunk drivers, and they are not alone in the effort. APD Captain Jason Potter tells me his department has teamed up with other local law enforcement to keep... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Florida Highway Patrol promotes a new patrol directorThe Florida Highway Patrol has a new patrol director. Gene Spaulding, who has
Florida Highway Patrol promotes a new patrol director
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 5 days ago
The Florida Highway Patrol has a new patrol director. Gene Spaulding, who has 22 years of law enforcement experience, was promoted to patrol director by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle Executive Director Terry Rhodes, according to... Read more
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CBS Denver
CDOT Getting Funds For Iron Springs Project On Highway 9 Between Breck & FriscoBRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Transportation will be
CDOT Getting Funds For Iron Springs Project On Highway 9 Between Breck & Frisco
CBS Denver / Posted 5 days ago
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Transportation will be getting some outside financial help on their Iron Springs project on the Highway 9 corridor between Breckenridge and Frisco. According to Summit County Government... Read more
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