Category: National

Driving Costs Up Nearly 2%, AAA Study Says

HAMILTON – According to a new study released today by AAA, the yearly cost of owning and operating a sedan in the United States has gone up 1.9 percent. The annual ‘Your Driving Costs’ study shows that average costs rose 1.1 cents per mile to 59.6 cents per mile, or $8,946 per year, based upon 15,000 miles of annual driving.

Missile Defenses Hobbled By Uncertainties

After the successful U.S. interception of a simulated North Korean warhead in a 2007 test, Lt. Gen. Henry Obering III expressed great confidence in the capabilities of the U.S. missile defense program. “Does the system work? The answer to that is yes,” Obering, then the program’s director, told reporters at a briefing.