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Travel Alert February 2017: Torrential Rains to Affect California

If California is in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — as a significant portion of that state are preparing to experience a disruption due to torrential rains from one storm after another.

As with winter storms in other areas of the United States in which precipitation is measured in feet instead of inches, California is not immune — but in this case…

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A Day Without Immigrants: Did You Know That Was Today?

If you visited a restaurant or other place of business today and suddenly found that it was closed for the day, that was because today was designated as A Day Without Immigrants. This event occurred across the United States as a combination of a protest and a strike.

“It is in response to…

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Travel Alert February 2017: Yet Another Winter Storm to Affect Northern New England and Eastern Canada

If northern New England and eastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — as significant portions of New Hampshire, Maine and New Brunswick are preparing to experience yet another disruption in fewer than two weeks due to even more winter weather.

Major travel delays are expected starting later today, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 due to…

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Travel Alert February 2017: Winter Storm to Affect New England and Eastern Canada

If New England and eastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — as a significant portion of New England and eastern Canada are preparing to experience another disruption in less than a week due to more winter weather.

Major travel delays are expected starting later today, Sunday, February 12, 2017 due to…

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Travel Alert February 2017: Winter Storm to Affect Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada

If the northeastern United States and eastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — as a significant portion of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada are preparing to experience a disruption due to winter weather.

The temperature was…

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California to Secede From the United States as a Separate Nation?

Imagine that you have an upcoming business trip to California. You might be required to carry your passport along with you when you pass through border control and immigration…

…and imagine if that scenario actually became a reality.

Californians will go to the polls in the spring of 2019 in a historic vote to decide by referendum if California should secede from the United States and become an independent country.

According to…

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Donald Trump and Travel: What Has Transpired Up to This Point

There has been a lot to digest over the past week — and especially the past 36 hours — with Donald Trump and travel during the first full week of his presidency in the United States.

Most of what I have read — which has felt like a deluge similar to drinking water from a fire hose at full blast — takes either one side or the other. A polarization of viewpoints has thrown the United States in turmoil and protests. Basically, the people who support Donald Trump are thrilled that he is following through on his campaign promises so quickly; while others view Donald Trump as a dictator and a fascist.

I have…

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Travel Alert January 2017: Ice Storm Impacts Midwestern United States

If the midwestern United States is in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — as an ice storm is wreaking havoc on flights and ground transportation.

A massive ice storm has been adversely affecting the midwestern United States. Substantial power outages and damage to trees is most likely to occur in…

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Ice-zilla.

When I issued this travel alert pertaining to a winter storm impacting the southeastern United States on Thursday, January 5, 2017, I did not realize that I would meet ice-zilla.

I have actually been grounded from going anywhere until today — which was the first time I was able to leave my home in four days — due to ice coating the roads…

…and although…

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