Travel Archive

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At Least 15 Deaths Attributed To Midwest Snowstorm

More than 70 motorists were stuck for hours Monday in biting temperatures on snow-covered highways in northwest Indiana as strong winds hampered snow plow drivers’ efforts to free them. By Monday afternoon, most had been rescued safely, but a few were still trapped by drifts.


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Storms Slow Holiday Travel

A planned boycott of airport security scanners was a bust, but holiday travelers in the western U.S. had to contend with a chaotic mix of snow, sleet and ice.


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Airport Lines Move Smoothly Despite Warnings

The lines of passengers were moving swiftly and smoothly through the security checkpoints at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday.


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TSA Chief: Resisting Scanners Just Means Delays

Despite tough talk on the Internet, there was little if any indication of a passenger revolt at many major U.S. airports, with very few people declining the X-ray scan that can peer through their clothes.


A U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent walks through the terminal at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, November 6, 2010. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA Administrator John Pistole’s public service message.

Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole is urging travelers to avoid delaying actions at airports this Thanksgiving.  Pistole recorded a public service message with suggestions for efficient security screening procedures.

830 WCCO–11/23/2010

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More People Traveling This Thanksgiving Holiday

Triple A is projecting the number of Americans traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday will increase more than 11 percent over last year.


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Flight Aborts Takeoff At MSP Over Smoky Smell

A Pinnacle Airlines flight aborted takeoff from a Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport runway after passengers reported smelling smoke in the cabin.


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Russian Adoptive Moms Travel To Russia for Answers

A group of Minnesota mothers went all the way to Russia to seek answers on the struggles their adopted children face.


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Protest Of Airport Body Scans, Pat Downs Planned

Airport full body scanners and enhanced pat-downs are creating a nationwide backlash that could affect travel plans on the busiest travel day of the year.


Business Travel Is Rebounding

Another sign the economy is starting to rebound: Business travel is on the rise.


Sports Sunday with Eric Nelson – 7/18/10

Eric takes a break from sports talk to discuss travel.  Travel expert Terry Trippler joins the program. Even though we’re in the middle of baseball season, there’s still basketball to talk about.  Minnesota Lynx assistant […]




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