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  • Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'

    Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'
    Weeks before he unexpectedly collapsed and died at a Pikesville bowling alley on Dec. 26, former Orioles great Paul Blair spent Thanksgiving with his mother in Southern California. During that time, Blair, according to his niece Anjanette Preston,...
  • After monthlong search, Silicon Valley exec's plane found in Idaho

    After monthlong search, Silicon Valley exec's plane found in Idaho
    More than a month after a plane carrying a Silicon Valley executive and his family in central Idaho went missing, police officials said it has been found with no survivors. The single-engine plane was registered to Dale Smith, a 51-year-old pilot and...
  • Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks

    Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks
    One of the most innovative additions to Central Florida's theme parks this year uses a decidedly old-fashioned form of transportation: the train. Trains have been a theme-park staple since the original Disneyland opened in 1955, with the steam-powered,...
  • Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague

    Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague
    This would be the one where we stayed home, my husband and I agreed before the recent holidays. No Christmas flight to Texas to visit his family. No four-hour drive through the mountains to Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving dinner with my dad. With two busy...
  • Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park

    Ex-Disneyland worker in dry-ice case ordered to stay away from park
    A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry-ice bombs outside Toontown must stay away from the amusement park as part of his plea agreement. Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach pleaded guilty Monday to planting two water bottles filled with...
  • Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise

    Air travel for Thanksgiving expected to rise
    The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier. The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
  • Holiday-like crowds may become more common at U.S. airports, study says

    Holiday-like crowds may become more common at U.S. airports, study says
    If air travel demand continues at its current pace, many of the nation's biggest airports — including Los Angeles International Airport — will face holiday-like congestion once or twice a week within the next decade. That is the warning...
  • 10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway

    10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway
    Some of the busiest travel days of the year are here, Chicago, and our city's two airports will play a prominent role as people fly in and out of the city to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Chicagoans who fly often enough have learned to love their...
  • Ending the squeeze for airline seats

    If indulging in Thanksgiving's excesses of food and drink has ever made you fret about fitting into the plane seat for the return trip home, a British company wants to put you at ease. Design company Seymourpowell believes it has solved the common...
  • Airlines roll out the perks for affluent fliers

    If you are among America’s well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately. For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by...
  • Storm on collision course with East Coast; travel could get hairy

    Storm on collision course with East Coast; travel could get hairy
    [Updated, 11:47 a.m. PST Nov. 25: The National Weather Service said Monday that a storm system was still on course to slam the East Coast and harry travelers, starting as soon as Tuesday. “Given the recent very cold weather, the onset of the...