Tagged: Borders


Border fee study, be gone

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A proposed study that would examine border-crossing fees has been nixed.

In April, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced plans to find funds for a study about a cross-border…


Crossing the border could cost Canadians

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Canadians crossing the border to enter the United States could be slapped with a new customs fee.

Canada’s Globe and Mail reported…


Surfing Santa sails across US-Canada border

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of @SurfingSanta on Twitter

It’s about time border patrol agents eased up on Santa, who occasionally trades in his sleigh for a surfboard and sail.

Fort Erie, Ontario, resident John Fulton—more widely recognized as Surfing Santa—took his annual cross-border trip Sunday…


What do boarded-up Borders stores mean for Buffalo?

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With the news that Borders stores will be closing up shop, you’d think local bookstore owners would be dancing a happy dance—but that’s not the case at all. From Talking Leaves to Rust…