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Record number of travelers screened at US airports ahead of Memorial Day weekend – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

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www.nbcdfw.com – The Associated Press – 2024-05-27 10:32:14

SUMMARY: A record number of airline travelers were screened at U.S. airports ahead of Memorial Day weekend, the TSA announced. Over 2.9 million travelers were scanned on Friday, breaking the previous record set after Thanksgiving last year. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the busiest globally, had its highest traffic day on Thursday, with 111,000 people screened. U.S. airlines anticipate a record-breaking summer, expecting to carry 271 million passengers. AAA forecasts this Memorial Day weekend to be the busiest start-of-summer in nearly 20 years, with 43.8 million people traveling at least 50 miles from home. Memorial Day became a federal holiday in 1971.

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Mavs Fall Short In Game 3 Of the NBA Finals

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www.wbap.com – – 2024-06-13 00:37:35

SUMMARY: The Dallas Mavericks faced off against the Boston Celtics in game three of the NBA Finals at the American Airlines Center. Despite a strong start by the Mavericks, the Celtics secured a win with a final score of 106-99. This loss puts the Mavs down 3-0 in the series, a deficit no team has ever overcome in NBA history. Luka Doncic, who contributed 27 points, six rebounds, and six assists, fouled out with just over four minutes remaining. The next game, game four, is scheduled for Friday, June 14th, at 7:30 PM in Dallas.

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Waco woman celebrates 107 years of life

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www.kxan.com – Earl Stoudemire – 2024-06-12 22:52:04

SUMMARY: The family of June Vera celebrated her 107th birthday at St. Anthony's Care Center in Waco, TX. Born in Welch, Oklahoma, and having lived in South Texas, Vera worked for 20 years as a teacher and church secretary. Family members gathered from across the country, filling her room with gifts, flowers, and handwritten letters. Despite her age, Vera feels young at heart and attributes her longevity to her faith, stating that she talks to God daily and follows His guidance. Vera, a mother of five, looks forward to attending the next family reunion on Labor Day weekend.

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YouTuber Benny Potter killed in Colorado crash

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www.kxan.com – Samantha Jarpe – 2024-06-12 22:48:17

SUMMARY: Benny Potter, a 40-year-old YouTube personality and Colorado resident, died in a single-vehicle crash on June 8 near Fort Collins, as announced by authorities. The crash occurred on Interstate 25 when Potter's Toyota 4Runner veered off, crossed the frontage road, and rolled multiple times. Although Potter was wearing a seatbelt, he succumbed to his injuries at the scene. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle, and no other vehicles were involved. Potter ran the YouTube channel Comicstorian, amassing 3.03 million subscribers. His wife, Nathalie, confirmed the on social media. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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