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  • 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...
  • Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage

    Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage
    Nearly eight years after it was ordered, the cruise ship Pearl Mist will embark finally on its maiden voyage Wednesday from Baltimore's Inner Harbor, ending the vessel's protracted saga. The 335-foot cruise ship, which spent the past year being finished...
  • Carnival Corp. reports rising profit and revenue

    Carnival Corp. reports rising profit and revenue
    Following a wave of calamities at sea, Carnival Corp. reported strong profit and revenue in its fiscal second quarter, with bookings for the rest of the year on pace to surpass last year's numbers. For the three months ended May 31, Carnival reported...
  • Baker's big thermometer to light up starting July 10

    Baker's big thermometer to light up starting July 10
    So how hot is it along Interstate 15 on the drive to Las Vegas? The legendary Baker thermometer will once again provide the answer starting next month. LaRae Harguess, whose parents created the thermometer, told me a “soft lighting” (a...
  • Huntington Beach celebrates icons' 100 years

    Huntington Beach celebrates icons' 100 years
    More than 100 people gathered at Huntington Beach Pier Plaza on Sunday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the city's iconic pier, while the day before, on the south side of the structure, enthusiasts had celebrated 100 years of surfing in the city....
  • Letters: Magical, historical southern Colorado

    Magical, historical southern Colorado Regarding "Climb Into the Puebloan Past," by Christopher Reynolds, June 22: If you are intrigued by the Pueblo history at Mesa Verde, drive 30 minutes to Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (outside Cortez, Colo.),...
  • Chris Brown's plea deal falls apart in D.C. assault case

    Chris Brown's plea deal falls apart in D.C. assault case
    Looks as if Chris Brown is headed for trial: A plea deal in his assault case fell apart Wednesday when the singer and prosecutors couldn't agree on what exactly took place outside the W hotel in Washington, D.C., last October. The situation involved...
  • Grim Kilmainham Gaol, a treasure of Irish independence

    Grim Kilmainham Gaol, a treasure of Irish independence
    It is not often that a prison is a must-see tourist attraction. Welcome to Dublin, where the Kilmainham Gaol is a national treasure. It has been called an Irish Bastille. The aging prison, last used in 1924, is a monument forever linked to the Irish...
  • Seniors on the Go: Great cruise deals: Go sooner rather than later

    Seniors on the Go: Great cruise deals: Go sooner rather than later
    If you're looking for a good deal on a cruise, think about the rest of this year. Even cruise line execs admit that the industry is currently doing a lot of discounting, while, at the same time, they tout efforts to "discipline" the marketplace next year....
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...