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Auto travel in Arkansas and surrounding states is expected to break records during Independence Day, according to a spokesperson for the American Automobile Association. The organization predicts that 4.1 million people will travel by car in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas between Thursday and Sunday. “This will be the highest on record since we started …

EL PASO – With the scorching summer heat and a rising tide of migrants heading to the United States, authorities say there has been a sharp rise in the number of deaths among those crossing the border – including migrants lost in the desert or drowning in the water-filled canals of the Rio Grande. In …

Median and wide shoulders on freeways could encourage distracted driving by giving drivers a false sense of safety, transportation researchers suggest in a recent article. “The combination and presence of a shoulder, a higher, median speed limit and additional lanes could encourage increased phone use while driving,” the Texas A&M Transportation Institute said in a …

WESTPORT – The transfer of ownership from the state of California to local Native American tribes passes through the legislative powers in Sacramento with very little opposition. The 172-acre property along the coast south of Westport has been in the hands of CalTrans for decades. If SB231 passes – and the State Assembly and Governor …

OTTAWA – Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows that its recent efforts to tackle tax evasion by the super-rich have not resulted in any prosecutions or convictions. OTTAWA – Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows that its recent efforts to tackle tax evasion by the super-rich have not resulted in any prosecutions or …

The latest COVID-19 immunization figures in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. In Canada, provinces are reporting 394,799 new vaccines administered for a total of 32,566,031 doses administered. The latest COVID-19 immunization figures in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. In Canada, the provinces report …

The California Highway Patrol said on Monday it could start collecting or tracking information about road rage after it came to light, following the murder of a 6-year-old boy on the Costa Mesa highway in May, that the agency did not keep readily available data on when, where and how often incidents of road rage …