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  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: The Canary Islands, just off the west coast of Morocco, aren't high on many Americans' tourist radar, which makes a cruise from Friendly...
  • 9 dead in bus collision; L.A.-area students touring college on board

    9 dead in bus collision; L.A.-area students touring college on board
    At least nine people were killed Thursday when a tour bus collided with a FedEx truck on the 5 Freeway in Northern California, causing a fire that left dozens of people injured. The bus was carrying high school students going to Humboldt State...
  • At least nine dead, dozens injured in California tour bus crash

    At least nine dead, dozens injured in California tour bus crash
    A tractor-trailer slammed into a tour bus carrying high school students in northern California on Thursday, killing at least nine people and injuring 32, the California Highway Patrol said. Fran Clader, CHP spokeswoman, said the driver of the FedEx...
  • 'Bachelorette' Shooting In Old Saybrook Area?

    A reality show was shot for two weeks in March on the shoreline, but very few people who know specifics are talking about it. Rumor has it it was "The Bachelorette," but nobody in any official capacity — from the state film office, a local tourist...
  • Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows

    Cruise industry still facing sinking public perception, survey shows
    The cruise industry has suffered a series of calamities over the last two years or so that have continued to sink its already plummeting image. The bad publicity continued Tuesday when Princess Cruises announced that 37 people had fallen ill on a cruise...
  • Pro bass tour is at home in Branson

    BRANSON, Mo. This country music town hung out the Gone Fishin' sign this weekend. Oh, the bright lights and rows of shows, restaurants and tourist attractions on 76 Country Boulevard still attracted crowds. But so did a new show in town, a Bassmaster...
  • Go Away With ... James Durbin

    Go Away With ... James Durbin
    James Durbin didn't win "American Idol," but he made his presence known. He stood out with a musical style more hard rocking than the typical "Idol" contestant. His first album -- "Memories of a Beautiful Disaster" -- debuted at number eight on the...
  • Lake veterans marvel at today's Vietnam from what they experienced during wartime

    Lake veterans marvel at today's Vietnam from what they experienced during wartime
    People clinging to motorbikes piled high with merchandise and sometimes carrying four people swerve in and out of traffic, dodging tour buses and narrowly missing cars, leaving behind bewildered Americans who prefer their traffic a bit more orderly. But...
  • Lawmakers seek to draw medical tourists to Florida

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida lawmakers have a new vision for the tourism industry. Forget Mickey Mouse and the beaches. Their goal is to make Florida an international destination for people seeking top-notch medical care. Proposals in the state House and...
  • Should Clermont buy Citrus Tower?

    Flashback to 1981: That's me at the top of the Citrus Tower in Clermont, grandparents in tow. We're 22 stories up on the observation deck, gazing over the rolling hills of south Lake County that are dotted with what seems like unending rows of orange...
  • Local Voices South: April 10 edition

    Local Voices South: April 10 edition
    Letters to the editor from Orland Park, Evergreen Park, Burbank, Alsip, Oak Lawn and Bolingbrook. Get outside It was a warm spring day in 200. It had rained the night before, and I couldn't wait to go outside to look for worms. The only thing I was...