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Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Be The Busiest Since 2007

The lower prices for fuel and an overall improvement in the economy has more Americans feeling confident about having money to spend. That confidence translates into more vehicles on the roadway since 90% of Americans on the go this weekend will do so via automobile.

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Lane Closure On Highway 190

There is a lane closure for a hole in the road on U.S. Highway 190 just East of Opelousas.

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State Police And DOTD Roadway Prioritization Plan

DOTD says more closures are likely today, but they are working to ensure that other avenues are open for travel.

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What Will $5 Buy Around The World [Video]

The folks at Buzzfeed put together this video to show you how much you could purchase with the power of $5. They looked at products like beer, rice, potatoes, Big Mac's and other staples of daily life. I was really surprised at how the United States stacked up.

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Road Closures In Acadiana – Did Tornado(s) Touch Down?

Please do not travel into water because most likely you can't judge the depth.

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Americans Are Still Traveling This Thanksgiving, Just Not Very Far

Holiday travel will bring increased traffic to the American highways this Thanksgiving weekend. However, with many families still simply trying to operate day-to-day on shoestring budgets, people are expected to plan shorter trips to carve their turkeys this year as a means to save money on fuel and other expenses.

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Move, Eat, & Learn – What The World Looks Like In 1 Minute [Videos]

These are some of the coolest videos that I've ever seen. I'll be willing to bet that at least one thing on these three short videos just takes your breath away!

Here's the background behind the videos:
Rick, Tim and Andrew, three ordinary guys, decided to take a trip of a lifetime: 11 countries in 44 days

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Best Vacationing Tips You Need to Escape the Winter Weather

With the holidays passing by, it’s now the perfect time to plan an all-inclusive vacation somewhere tropical before the winter lulls set in. Even just the brochures will make you feel better, but how can you make sure your dream escape doesn’t turn into a nightmare?

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A 3 Minute Vacation To Canada [Video]

Do you ever sit at your computer and just dream? I do, I like to dream of far away places that I might someday be fortunate enough to go. I have never been to Alberta Canada before, but after watching this I think I want to go. 

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Welcome To Norway! [Video]

Have you ever found yourself watching something that you didn't intend to watch but for some reason you watched it anyway? This is one of those things. I just happend to find this video about Norway and decided to click. What a fascinating place!

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