Stories tagged with: Labor Day Weekend

August 22, 2012 - 3:08pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

More Americans are expected to be traveling during the Labor Day weekend.

The AAA Auto Club said over 33 million Americans, including around 1.3 million Ohioans are expected to hit the road during the holiday.

AAA Spokeswoman Kimberly Schwind said the increase can be attributed to improvements in consumer confidence over the last few years, and Americans' unwavering desire to travel.

"This is actually the third consecutive holiday this year that we're expecting an...

September 6, 2011 - 1:20pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

It was a busy Labor Day weekend for local law enforcement.

Sergeant Clark Felix from the Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol said there weren't many accidents, but the number of stops and arrests were high.

"As far as the traffic goes, not many crashes, but we did make over 560 arrests, over 100 safety belt citations and over 900 traffic stops," said Felix.

Felix said there were 12 OVI arrests, and two of those were felonies.  He said that although there...

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