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AAA expects strong holiday travel around July 4

The group projects 42.3 million people in the United States will travel 50 or more miles, a 4.9-percent increase over the 40.3 million who traveled during the same period last year. In Oklahoma, AAA expects 543,500 people to travel, a 4.7-percent increase in travelers over the holiday weekend last year. With the holiday mid-week, AAA

AAA Estimates it will rescue 5,800 Oklahoma motorists

The auto club will be replacing batteries, performing jump starts, changing tires, extricating cars from ditches, towing vehicles to repair shops and providing other services. Nationwide, AAA expects to come to the aid of more than 800,000 stranded members during the 11-day period. “Whether you are planning a local day trip or long distance year-end

OMRF marks 65 years of innovation and discovery

Sunday will mark the 65th anniversary of that event. But OMRF, which now counts more than 500,000 square feet of laboratory, clinical and support space on its Oklahoma City research campus, is not planning any pomp or circumstance to commemorate the milestone. “It will be business as usual in our labs,” says OMRF President Stephen

AAA predicts fewer Oklahomans to travel over Labor Day

The number of Oklahomans traveling over the holiday is also expected to decline, AAA says, with 371,000 taking a trip by auto or by air, a dip of two percent from Labor Day, 2010. The Labor Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, Sept. 1 to Monday, Sept. 5. “AAA is projecting a decrease

Turkish delight

The 17th-century Blue Mosque provides a backdrop for the group during a tour of Istanbul. Front, left to right, Juley Roffers, Russ Florence, Louisa McCune-Elmore, Linda Meoli and Orhan Kucukosman. Back, left to right, Bill Bleakley, Murat Zengindemir, Kelly Burley and Jim Langdon. Kucuksoman and Zengindemir were hosts during the trip. According to The Economist,