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  • Family finances: Taxes could eat into your summer vacation

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance You've probably included the cost of a room in a hotel or resort, a rental car, some nice dinners, and a few souvenirs in your travel budget. But taxes on hotels, rental cars and restaurant meals are expected to cost...
  • Motel operator is driven to keep Route 66 culture alive and kicking

    Motel operator is driven to keep Route 66 culture alive and kicking
    Kumar Patel grew up along Route 66, a highway long celebrated in literature, song and film. He was not impressed. On his first long road trip, about six years ago, he found himself bored by the route's decaying monuments, mom-and-pop diners and dusty...
  • Helicopter crashes on Hart-Miller Island in Essex

    Helicopter crashes on Hart-Miller Island in Essex
    Maryland State Police today released more details about Sunday's helicopter crash that left two people with minor injuries at Hart-Miller Island near Essex. The helicopter, a Brantley B-2B, experienced a mechanical problem Sunday afternoon, state...
  • Airplanes' air may be clean, but what about cabin surfaces?

    Airplanes' air may be clean, but what about cabin surfaces?
    Government studies have debunked the long-held myth that air circulated in commercial planes is jampacked with disease-causing germs. Now comes a study that raises fears about germs on cabin surfaces. Microbiologists and engineers at Auburn University...
  • Distracted driving still a problem, safety council chief says

    Distracted driving still a problem, safety council chief says
    Happy holiday. It's really great to still have you around, because you are not (so far, at least) among the almost 400 people in the U.S. who the National Safety Council predicts will be killed in traffic accidents during the Memorial Day weekend. Yes,...
  • Boo Williams' boys team rebounds from poor opener in Nike EYBL play

    HAMPTON — Boo Williams has had more than his share of talent and future pros come through his acclaimed summer basketball program. When he fields a team devoid of star power, the margin for error is small and the required ingredient is intensity....
  • Thinner seats in back leave more room for high-paying fliers up front

    Thinner seats in back leave more room for high-paying fliers up front
    If you fly in the economy section, it may seem lately that you're sharing the cabin with more passengers than ever. In fact, a new analysis suggests that some airlines are carrying slightly fewer passengers per plane, but it may seem crowded because...
  • Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing

    Dissatisfaction with airport screening procedures is ebbing
    Americans don't love the TSA, but they are learning to tolerate it. In the last few years, the Transportation Security Administration has removed the full-body scanners that create nude-like images of passengers and restricted pat-down searches of...
  • Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed

    Lawsuit discussion connected to plane crash postponed
    City officials postponed this week a closed-door discussion by City Council about a roughly $91,800 lawsuit the city filed against a man who crashed a single-engine plane into a Glendale neighborhood two years ago, and a new meeting date is yet to be set....
  • Summer vacation prices are driven higher by surging demand

    Angelica Lopez went to great lengths to save a few bucks on a planned seven-day cruise to the Virgin Islands this month. The West Covina resident joined with 32 other people to get a group discount on the cruise. She then booked a cheap flight to the...
  • Jet carrying Philadelphia Inquirer owner crashed after failed takeoff

    A small jet carrying media mogul Lewis Katz and six others appeared to not make it off the ground as it tried to take off from a Massachusetts airport and instead veered off the runway, hit an antenna and a fence and crashed into a gully, investigators...