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Where will the (hot) spring travel bug take you?

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Spring is around the corner. My daughter, just an elementary sprout, informed me just yesterday that the first day of spring is only a week away, arriving March 20th. With the promise of warm weather on the way, my feet start itching to travel. Colorado, a friend once told me, is the “perfect” place to live. Not too cold, and not ...

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Transport sector set to give big lift to oil demand: Kemp

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John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own. LONDON – Demand for oil is intimately connected to the demand for transportation in the United States and the other advanced industrial economies. Cars, trucks, airlines, railways and shipping accounted for 71 percent of total U.S. oil consumption in 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation ...

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U.S. airlines anticipate massive fuel savings despite costly hedges

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(Reuters) – U.S. airlines gave bullish guidance this week for their first-quarter results, buoyed largely by plummeting fuel prices. Four airlines said they will save hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel costs starting this year, with global oil prices down more than 57 percent since June. Fuel is the biggest variable cost for airlines, often representing a third or ...

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Holiday week means travel, food and a hefty Gazette

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It’s the season for turkeys, house fires, crowded airports and traffic. Thanksgiving is almost here, so transportation and safety officials are asking for a little extra care and caution from holiday revelers — whether they’re cooking or driving. Careful cooking Local officials hope people keep their turkey fryers outside — with added incentive of expected nice weather — because fryers ...

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About 1 million expected at Denver airport

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DENVER — Traffic is picking up at Denver International Airport ahead of Thanksgiving. About a million people are expected to pass through the airport this holiday week, with about 152,000 of them traveling on Tuesday. That’s nearly 10,000 more people than on a normal day. Parking is still available in the garage and outlying parking lots and new screens are ...

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Gas prices remain lower for Thanksgiving travel

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COLUMBUS – Those traveling within the state this holiday season should be paying less at the pump compared to last year. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Nebraska is $2.97, a 13-cent drop from the same time in 2013. The last time the statewide average was less than $3 was December 2010, according to AAA ...

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Stopping deadly oil train fires: New rules planned

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars that carry increasing quantities of crude oil and other highly flammable liquids through America’s towns and cities. But many details were put off until later as regulators struggle to balance safety against the ...

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Cost of air travel to rise slightly

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Elise Schmelzer | The Colorado Springs Gazette Colorado Springs airline passengers and millions of others around the country are paying more for plane tickets because of an airline security fee hike that went into effect Monday. Fees for a roundtrip flight from Colorado Springs to Denver, for instance, will jump from $5 to $11.20. So far, the Colorado Springs Airport ...

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