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  • Top Orbitz executive resigns

    Top Orbitz executive resigns
    The No. 2 executive at Chicago-based Orbitz Worldwide left the online travel agency this week for another job. Chris Orton, named chief operating officer in February, left to take the role of chief revenue officer at online sports apparel company...
  • California: Big Bear Pirate Ship is back in action

    California: Big Bear Pirate Ship is back in action
    All aboard! The mock pirate ship that sank during a fierce winter storm is back on the low seas of Big Bear Lake. “We restored the entire ship bow to stern, from the waterline to the top deck,” said Loren Hafen, owner of the Big Bear...
  • 5 years after Burr Oak scandal, hope and challenges

     5 years after Burr Oak scandal, hope and challenges
    Five years after workers were accused of digging up and dumping hundreds of bodies in a scheme to resell burial plots, Burr Oak Cemetery is trying to overcome the scandal and reassume its place in preserving Chicago's African-American history. But...
  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
  • 'Land Ho!' embarks on two men's adventures in Iceland

     'Land Ho!' embarks on two men's adventures in Iceland
    Calling something a feel-good film always feels like a pejorative, so let's just say that after seeing "Land Ho!" you are very likely to feel a good deal better. This rather unassuming film is a bit like an amiable Iceland travelogue with plentiful...
  • A judge liberates D.C. tour guides from regulation

    A judge liberates D.C. tour guides from regulation
    A perennial question in discussions of the 1st Amendment is the often blurry distinction between speech and conduct. Burn your draft card as an antiwar protest and you have committed criminal conduct. Burn the American flag as a political protest and you&...
  • World's tallest thermometer in Baker shines bright again

    World's tallest thermometer in Baker shines bright again
    The world's tallest thermometer was turned on again Thursday after it went completely dark two years ago due to high electric bills. Standing 134-feet-tall, the legendary thermometer along Interstate 15 in Baker is no longer tired and neglected. The...
  • Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape

     Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape
    Millennium Park, which turns 10 Wednesday, is the best thing former Mayor Richard M. Daley ever did. But as this month's titillating trial over a controversial contract for the Park Grill shows, the popular park has never fully detached itself from...
  • Driver in Times Square bus crash faces impairment charge

    Driver in Times Square bus crash faces impairment charge
    A driver in a tour bus crash that injured at least 14 in New York's Times Square faces charges of impaired driving, police said Wednesday. William Dalambert of Irvington, New Jersey, a Gray Line bus driver, was charged with driving while ability...
  • Tour bus driver arrested after Times Square crash; drugs suspected

    The driver of one of the two double-decker tour buses that collided in a busy Times Square on Tuesday afternoon, injuring 14 people, has been arrested, authorities said. William Dalambert, 58, was arrested Tuesday evening after a toxicology test...
  • Sports briefs

    Appointment ADT Chief Executive Naren Gursahaney was appointed to the board of directors of NextEra Energy, the parent of Florida Power & Light Co. said Friday. Gursahaney has been president and CEO of The ADT Corp., a provider of electronic security...