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They say that 93.3 million travelers will go at Least 50 miles from home this year. This year’s expected travel volume is the second highest in the past decade. AAA defines the year-end holiday travel season as December 22 to January 1, 2013.
Approximately 83.6 million people plan to take to the nation’s roadways, a 2.1 percent increase compared to 2010-11, according to AAA. Holiday air travel expected to increase 4.5 percent to 5.6 million travelers from 5.4 million in 2011. About 3.3 million travelers will choose other modes of transportation - rail, bus or cruise ship.
AAA does not expect gas prices to have a major impact on travel volume.
Tuesday, December 18 2012, 06:59 AM CST
Former Dyer County constable sentenced to prison
May 23, 2013 12:50 GMT
DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) -- Former Dyer County Constable Derick Shane Hundley has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.
The State Gazette (http://bit.ly/14UHydd ) reported Hundley was sentenced Monday after earlier entering a guilty plea to enticement of a minor through electronic means. The government dropped a child pornography count.
Prosecutors said Hundley, who is 30, used a cellphone to try to entice a minor female to have sex with him. Police arrested Hundley last July and found an external hard drive that contained numerous images of minors involved in sex. He resigned from the constable post he had won in 2010 after his arrest.
Information from: State Gazette, http://www.stategazette.com
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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