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East Texas honeymooners stranded in Ireland

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By Layron Livingston - bio | email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Scientists are worried that the volcano that is erupting in Iceland may be just the opening act. They are afraid that the tremors at the volcano could trigger an even more dangerous eruption nearby.

It could be a worst-case scenario for the airline industry and travelers around the world.

Tuesday morning, we got a call from an East Texas couple who is still holding out hope. Steven and Stacy Blaylock got married a little more than a week ago. The newlyweds flew to Ireland for their honeymoon. For the past couple of days, they have been trying to get back home.

They say there was supposed to be a flight leaving, Dublin, Wednesday. It was canceled Tuesday morning because of the volcano.

"Heard it was a nice place to go and we could afford it with our budget...Thought we'd backpack around...Aside from this, it was a wonderful experience...People are very friendly," said the Blaylocks. "Right now, our best bet is to stay where we're at, trying to wait it out and see if we can get a trip home...and see if our American government can figure out something...our Navy to come pick us up, or what."

Great Britain has sent Royal Navy ships across the English Channel to pick up some of its stranded citizens. Some flights have resumed, but British airspace is still closed. Flights have resumed in Europe. But only half of what has been scheduled so many folks remain stranded.

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