Houston Man's Wedding Proposal Stops Traffic Vidal Valladares owes a $2,000 fine after stopping traffic on Houston's Interstate 45 to propose. Honking drivers did not find it romantic. Lucky for him — his girlfriend did.
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Houston Man's Wedding Proposal Stops Traffic

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Houston Man's Wedding Proposal Stops Traffic

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Vidal Valladares owes a $2,000 fine after stopping traffic on Houston's Interstate 45 to propose. Honking drivers did not find it romantic. Lucky for him — his girlfriend did.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. A Seattle startup's success rests on your failure. Swan Luv is offering $10,000 wedding loans free. But if you divorce, you'll be paying that money back pronto, with interest. And here's one couple who could use a wedding loan. Vidal Valladares owes $2,000 in fines after stopping traffic on Houston's I-45 freeway to propose. Honking drivers did not find it romantic. Lucky for him, his girlfriend did. It's MORNING EDITION.

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