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Update: Uber Driver Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder Spree While Working

After Jason Brian Dalton plead guilty to killing six people almost three years ago while working as a driver for Uber, he was sentenced to six counts of mandatory life in prison without the possibility of parole by Alexander Lipsey, who is a judge in the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court and presided over the case.

Dalton was 45 years old at the time when he picked up riders, took fares, and dropped them off between the shootings of random victims which occurred during a period of nearly five hours during Saturday, February 20, 2016.

Both survivors and families of the deceased victims faced the convicted killer…

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Travel Alert February 2019: Another Winter Storm Affects Midwestern and Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada

If the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a winter storm which has already affected at least 75 airports in 16 states and six provinces.

A winter storm is bringing significant precipitation to the upper midwestern and northeastern United States as well as southern Canada. By Wednesday, February 13, 2019, as much as…

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Travel Alert February 13, 2019: Industrial Actions in Belgium

If Belgium is in your travel plans for Wednesday, February 13, 2019, you may want to consider delaying your travel due to labor issues which have already caused hundreds of flights to be canceled, delayed or rerouted — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the industrial actions.

Unions which represent many workers in Belgium are demanding increases in wages, improved pensions and a better balance of life between work and leisure. These industrial actions are expected to adversely affect…

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A 59.5 Year Old Mistake Is Finally Corrected

What a difference a lone Z makes.

Apparently one of those Zs was dropped from whoever was snoozing at the time the iconic bridge which spans what is known as The Narrows — which is the narrowest part of the New York Bay — was officially named.

Known as the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge since…

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Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Weather to Affect Japan

If the greater Tokyo metropolitan area is in your travel plans over the weekend, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to colder than normal winter weather in the region.

Although…

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Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Weather to Affect Northwestern United States and Southwestern British Columbia

If the northwestern United States and southwestern British Columbia are in your travel plans over the weekend, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a storm which will bring winter weather to the region.

The greater Seattle metropolitan area — where as much as eight inches of snow already fell earlier this week — will receive its most significant accumulation of snow in two years with up to…

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Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Weather Impacts Northern and Eastern United States and Southeastern Canada

If the northern and eastern United States or southeastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next week or so, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to winter weather which is already disrupting travel at a minimum of 70 airports in as many as…

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Update January 2019: Winter Weather Impacts Eastern United States and Southeastern Canada — and Remembering When Atlanta Was Paralyzed Five Years Ago Today

Additional waivers have been announced by airlines for passengers who are traveling to, from or within the eastern half of the United States or southeastern Canada due to a major winter storm which is disrupting travel at a minimum of 100 airports in as many as 16 states and six provinces and has already resulted in hundreds of flights being delayed or canceled.

Up to one foot of snow is expected to accumulate in such cities as…

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Travel Alert January 2019: Winter Weather to Impact Eastern United States and Southeastern Canada

If the eastern half of the United States or southeastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next week or so, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a major winter storm which is already disrupting travel at a minimum of 90 airports in as many as 16 states and five provinces…

…and those numbers are expected to increase.

Until…

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