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Warning goes out to all drivers as we’re now in 100 Deadliest Days

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A new study finds almost two-thirds of people injured or killed in crashes involving a teen driver are people -other- than the teen behind the wheel. Rose White, traffic safety director at AAA-Nebraska, says we’re now in what’s considered the “100 Deadliest Days,” the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when teen crash fatalities […]

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Saltdogs win home opener over Gary, third straight overall

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Behind solid pitching, prowling defense, and a few quick bursts of power, the Saltdogs (3-1) handled the Gary SouthShore RailCats (2-3) 5-1 in front of 3,912 fans on Opening Night at Haymarket Park Monday night. Clad in their patriotic jerseys on Memorial Day, Lincoln capitalized on consecutive singles by Brian Joynt and Jon Gaston to […]

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KHP Participates In Annual Memorial Day Step Campaign

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The peak of summer travel across our nation’s highways is about to begin. The Kansas Highway Patrol will be working additional hours from May 18 until May 31. This additional coverage comes thanks to funding from the Kansas Department of Transportation through the STEP (Special Traffic Enforcement Program) campaign, to help motorists reach their destinations safely. “The Patrol is dedicated ...

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AAA: This will be the biggest Memorial Day for travel in 10 years

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Nebraska’s highways and interstates will be exceptionally busy next weekend, the first big holiday travel weekend of the year. Gail Weinholzer, spokeswoman for AAA-Nebraska, says it’s forecast to be the busiest Memorial Day weekend for travel in a full decade. “We expect a nearly 5% increase in travel for this Memorial Day over last year,” […]

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Royals honor military with Memorial Day tribute

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It was fitting that, as the Royals marked Memorial Day with Armed Forces Night, that the first pitch was thrown by a soldier from one of the U.S. military's most momentous efforts, D-Day.

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Shields honors the military every day

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The Royals will mark Memorial Day on Monday by wearing camouflage jerseys and hats against the Astros, and the first 10,000 fans at Kauffman Stadium will receive white jerseys with camouflage lettering. Right-hander James Shields said it's a special da...

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AAA Projects a Slight Decline in Memorial Day Travel

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Topeka, KS (May 22) – AAA projects 34.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 0.9 percent decrease from the 35.1 million people who traveled last year. Eighty-nine percent of travelers (31.2 million) will travel by automobile, an increase from 31.1 million last year. The Memorial Day holiday travel period ...

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