of kansas city. kdot is finding this brings predictability to the community and know it takes five to six minutes to get through the work zone in peak traffic and from the air you can see the cars keep moving and they come together -- well, like the teeth of a zipper. hence, the zipper merge. all right. so both lanes are in use. we are moving. traffic engineer chris ty erickson showed us the zipper. >> they made a gap. weren't sure at first. >> reporter: one of the big challenges is retraining drivers not to merge early. some states have gotten creative to explain how lining up ahead of time can increase the backup. >> if they just do the zipper merge, that line wouldn't be so long. >> reporter: several studies point to the benefits of zipperer merging including 50% of shorter lines and reduction in speed and drivers reporting less anxiety and frustration. >> here in california, we are all about safety. >> reporter: mark zinger says his state continues to urge drivers to merge early. >> we don't want those people to cut in at the very last second. not only can it lead to road rage
in garden city, kansas. three men were arrested. >> it is alleged the defendants conducted surveillance to size up potential targets. they stockpiled firearms and ammunition and explosive components. they even prepared a manifesto describing their beliefs to be published after the bombing. >> investigators say the alleged attack was scheduled after the day the presidential election to avoid influencing it. paula reid is in our washington bureau. what else do we know about this plot? >> the small militia group referred to themselves as crusade crusaders. they are anti-government and anti-immigrant and anti-muslim and met for weeks to brainstorm the group in their community. the fbi tipped to them and their plotting but somebody who attended their meetings and once the fbi opened an terrorism investigation in february that source continued to attend meetings and tag along as people surveyed for potential targets and looked for ways to attack muslims, immigrants, or the government. that source reported conversations and also provided eyewitness km tomorrow of the surveillance.
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