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AAA: Weekend holiday travel expected to break record

AAA expects this to be the highest year-end travel volume on record, with over 107 million people traveling.

Don’t be a turkey; travel safely for Thanksgiving

The roads could be filled with tired drivers as millions travel for Thanksgiving.
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Parking/Traffic Advisory for downtown Lexington Saturday

There are multiple events happening in downtown Lexington on Saturday that will impact parking and traffic, so people are advised to plan ahead.

Gas prices spike in Kentucky

Officials with AAA say Kentucky has seen one of the largest spikes in gas prices of any state in the U.S. in the week since Hurricane Harvey hit Texas.

Under the Hood S&S Tire – Tire Pressure Monitoring

Today we're going to be talking about tire pressure and how weather effects it. An underinflated tire will wear away on the sides of the tires and the overinflated tires will wear away at the middle

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Gatlinburg offers outdoor adventures, kid-friendly attractions, and laid-back scenic charms that keep families, friends and couples coming back, year after year.
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Lexington, Louisville mayors ask exemption from travel ban

The mayors of Kentucky's two largest cities are asking California's attorney general to consider exempting Louisville and Lexington from a travel ban.

People in Lexington not fans of Supreme Court travel ban “compromise”

Some members of Lexington's Muslim community are calling the supreme court's Monday decision to allow the President's travel ban, in part, disappointing. They say even allowing parts of the ban to take effect is not fair. 

Former North Korea Detainee, Otto Warmbier to be laid to rest

An Ohio college student who died after being detained in north korea will be laid to rest Thursday.

Pigeon Forge – Summer Tourism Ideas

Pigeon Forge is one of the country's most popular family-friendly vacation destinations. It is just a stone's throw from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the country's most visited national park. It's summertime in Pigeon Forge and that means it's prime time to schedule a visit to the Smoky Mountains
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Kentucky secretary of state traveling to Taiwan

Kentucky's secretary of state is traveling to Asia for an international trade mission.
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Mountain Parkway ramps closing this week

Two ramps on the Mountain Parkway in Magoffin County will close early this week as workers continue major construction on the parkway near Salyersville.

Kentucky drivers warned of travel impacts in Georgia

With Fayette County and several other school districts observing spring break next week, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) alerts motorists of closures on I-85 near the Piedmont Road roadway in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Voluntary travel ID’s could aid Kentucky travelers

The new IDs would be optional and would cost $5 more than a standard drivers' license and would require people to bring in copies of their birth certificate and Social Security cards.
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Kentucky House considers changes to drivers’ licenses

Kentuckians would have the option of purchasing a voluntary travel ID to replace their standard drivers' licenses under a bill that is advancing in the House of Representatives.

Kentuckiana Post Offices host passport fairs

Post offices across the state are urging residents to avoid the summer rush and apply for your passport at several Post Office locations across Kentuckiana this Saturday.

Lexington Mosque Responds to Temporary Travel Ban

Muslims in Central Kentucky are reacting to President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY through Friday Morning

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY in effect for the entire viewing area through 7:00 A.M. EST Friday, January 6th

Holiday Travel Preps – Tire Discounters

Ben Sweger, with Tire Discounters, talks to Meterologist Eric Burke about making sure your vehicle is ready before heading out for the holidays.

Early morning spotty rain, cloudy but mild Thanksgiving

Showers end and skies stay overcast with temps in the mid 50's

For M.A.D.D. Advocate, Drunk Driving Message Personal

Mothers Against Drunk Driving is reminding motorists to stay sober behind the wheel this Thanksgiving weekend. That message is more than good advice - to them, it's deeply personal.

On Dangerous Travel Day, DUI Victim Pleads: Think Before You Drink

According to AAA, one million more travelers than last year are expected to take to the highways, skies, and seas for Thanksgiving.

Rainy for your Wednesday traveling

Showers from this morning will taper off into the afternoon, but return toward the evening. Expect rain to move back in mainly after sunset....

Rain showers for a busy travel day Wednesday

Skies will be overcast with temps in the middle 50's

Rain chances return this week

Skies will be mostly clear tonight, with a low temperature of 25 degrees.

Senior Travel Safety – Morning Pointe 10-12

ABC 36's Doug High sits down with Windy Lane and Lilla Mason to talk about an upcoming workshop at Morning Pointe of Lexington that will address safety issues and offer money saving tips for seniors planning to travel.

Doctor On Call – Dr. Ryan Stanton – Airplane Nerves 9-23

Nervous about flying? Our Doctor On Call, physician Ryan Stanton, and Lauren Gawthrop calm a viewer's nerves about airplane travel in this week's "Doctor On Call."
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AAA: Record travel & increased security expected during 4th of July Weekend

43-million Americans will travel this Independence Day weekend, according to AAA. That will make it the highest 4th of July travel volume on record.

Road Trip Readiness – Tire Discounters 5-25 (Live Shot – 3)

Meteorologist Eric Burke wraps up his morning at Tire Discounters with a road-ready checklist to make sure your car is in top shape to head out on the highway.

Road Trip Readiness – Tire Discounters 5-25 (Live Shot – 1)

With plenty of drivers expected on the road for the Memorial Day weekend, Meteorologist Eric Burke heads to Tire Discounters to learn how to ensure your car is road trip-ready.

Travel & Sleep – Doc-On-Call – Dr. Ryan Stanton 4-29

Our Doc-On-Call is back to answer another viewer question. This week, Dr. Ryan Stanton talks with ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop about sleep, and how travel or new places can interrupt your Zzz's.
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Bevin traveling to Germany, France, Belgium this week

Gov. Matt Bevin is traveling to Germany, France and Belgium this week as part of his first overseas trip as governor.
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KSP: Sharpsburg man dies in accidental shooting

State Police say a Bath County man died Monday morning in an accidental shooting.
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Second case of Zika virus reported in Kentucky

A second Kentucky resident has tested positive for the Zika virus after traveling in a Caribbean country where the virus is circulating, according to the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH.)

KY Post Offices holding passport fairs this weekend

Several Post Offices in Kentucky will hold passport fairs this weekend for first-time passport applicants or for those seeking to renew a passport. Locations and times below.
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Roads getting worse in South Central Kentucky

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 8 highway crews are on the road this Valentine's Day treating routes as another round of winter weather has moved into the area.

Lextran suspends bus service early Friday

Lextran announced they will suspend bus service early Friday evening due to severe weather conditions.
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The Latest: Deepest snow in 20 years for Kentucky mountains

The National Weather Service in Kentucky predicts the storm hovering over the mountains will leave the deepest snow accumulations in some 20 years.
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Airlines issue travel waivers in KY due to approaching storm

All major airlines have issued waivers for travel over the weekend, allowing passengers to re-book onto earlier or later flights to avoid a major snowstorm expected to hit Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia all the way up the coast to New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
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Blasting operations scheduled for the I-75 interchange project in Scott County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, has scheduled blasting operations for the Interstate 75 Interchange Project in Scott County, today through Wednesday.
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Traffic deaths in Kentucky up from last year

Heading into the holiday season, state officials say traffic deaths on Kentucky roadways are up from a year ago.
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Travelers will find relief in western Kentucky work zones

Travelers on the Audubon and former Pennyrile parkways will find some relief from work zone slowdowns.

Rain & wind could make Monday A.M. commute hazardous

Cold front will slide through early Monday morning bringing with it heavy rainfall and very gusty winds
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AAA projects 42 million Americans traveling this Thanksgiving

According to AAA nationally 42 million Americans will travel by car during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007.

Gas prices down for Thanksgiving travel

Gas prices are the lowest they’ve been in seven years for the Thanksgiving holiday, helpful for all the people who will be hitting the road to travel, according to AAA.
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Transportation officials remind travelers to buckle up

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety wants motorists to remember to fasten their seat belts before taking off on Thanksgiving adventures.
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Federal officials approve I-69 addition in Kentucky

State and federal officials have dedicated 40 miles of newly designated Interstate 69 in western Kentucky.
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Two streets closed in Lexington

Two streets in Lexington were partially closed Friday due to the Newtown Pike Extension project, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
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Delayed construction in Mercer County reschedule for end of week

Construction and lane closures originally scheduled for early this week in Mercer County have been moved to the latter portion of the week.

Lexington teacher wins travel fellowship

In early September, Lexington teacher Janet Shedd was studying geography, plants and animals in the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador. She was named a Grosvenor Teaching Fellow by National Geographic.

World Record – Longest hoverboard flight

To beat the previous world record, Duru needed to create a hoverboard that could travel a minimum of 164 feet (50 meters) with a human rider.

People ditching cars for bikes in Lexington

Tired of traffic and gas prices? Numbers show more and more people are doing something about it and trading four tires, for two.
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Gov. Beshear traveling to Asia to promote investment in Ky.

Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear leaves Saturday for an 11-day trip to Asia to promote investing in Kentucky.
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TSA Reminds Travelers of Banned Items

The Transportation Security Administration is reminding travelers of what is and is not allowed through security at airports.

AAA Expects Record-Breaking Road Travel This Thanksgiving

AAA predicts a record-breaking 42 million drivers will hit the roads to get to their Thanksgiving holiday this year.
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NKU leaders to travel around state

Leaders at Northern Kentucky University say they plan to travel around the state in an effort to spread the word about what makes the school special.
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Central Kentucky Man Visits All 50 States

It all started with a trip to Georgia, but ended with Billy Phillips of Stanford, Kentucky, visiting all 50 of the United States.
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Judge Clears Farmer For Travel To Fla.

A federal judge has cleared the way for former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner to travel to Florida for five days to watch his son play basketball.

Slick Roads, Bad Traffic

Roads are wet and could freeze if temperatures drop. Police say they responded to 19 accidents between 5:00 and 11:00 Tuesday night.

Slick Roads, Bad Traffic

Roads are wet and could freeze if temperatures drop. Police say they responded to 19 accidents between 5:00 and 11:00 Tuesday night.
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Holiday Travel Driving Tips

Wintery weather is in the forecast for the Thanksgiving holiday travel weekend.
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Holiday Travel Driving Tips

Wintery weather is in the forecast for the Thanksgiving holiday travel weekend.
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Wintry Mix Followed By Snow Through Wednesday

Rain and snow will move into the region tonight, with a transition to mostly rain during the day Tuesday, and transitioning back to all snow Tuesday night into Wednesday.
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Wintry Mix Followed By Snow Through Wednesday

Rain and snow will move into the region tonight, with a transition to mostly rain during the day Tuesday, and transitioning back to all snow Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Triple A: More Kentuckians To Travel This Labor Day

More Kentuckians will be traveling for the Labor Day weekend.

Triple A: More Kentuckians To Travel This Labor Day

More Kentuckians will be traveling for the Labor Day weekend.
That's Pinteresting: Light Packing For Family Trips

That’s Pinteresting: Light Minimalist Family Packing

Click here for details on light, minimalist packing for family trips.
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Deer Season Means Accidents More Likely

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet warned that October and November are the deer season, and drivers need to be careful on roadways.

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From Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau
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Watch Out For Bed Bugs!

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