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  • How to stretch your vacation dollar

    How to stretch your vacation dollar
    The affordable vacation is becoming more and more rare. Rising fuel costs have made air and automotive travel considerably more expensive, hamstringing many would-be travelers' budgets before they even begin their search for a hotel or private rental....
  • Florida tourism may get boost if immigration bill passes

    WASHINGTON -- Anybody in Florida who makes a living from tourism stands to gain from a surge of foreign visitors – and their spending money – if an immigration bill passed by the U.S. Senate last week becomes law. Little-noticed provisions...
  • Garbage train derails in Lansdowne

    Garbage train derails in Lansdowne
    A CSX train carrying trash from upstate New York derailed Friday evening in Lansdowne, Baltimore County officials said. No injuries were reported, and police said the train was not carrying hazardous materials. "No injuries, no fire, no hazmat," said...
  • Travelers To Buy One Of Canada's Largest Property-Casualty Insurers For $1.1 Billion

    The Travelers Cos. said Monday it will spend $1.125 billion to acquire a Canadian insurer, its biggest acquisition in almost a decade and a major move into international markets. Travelers is buying The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Co. of Toronto...
  • New details emerge in probe of Rosedale train derailment

    New details emerge in probe of Rosedale train derailment
    The National Transportation Safety Board released new details Wednesday on its investigation into last month's train derailment and explosion in Rosedale, finding that more chemicals were released in the crash than originally reported. NTSB...
  • Balto. Co. train derailment drew 911 calls from miles away

    Balto. Co. train derailment drew 911 calls from miles away
    An employee at a scaffolding company next to the railroad tracks in Rosedale was one of the first people to see the train leave its tracks after it rammed into a truck last month. "There's just a train wreck in front of us and it's on fire," the man...
  • U.S. Open Champ Keeps Travelers Date

    The crew organizing the state's largest professional golf tournament, the Travelers Championship, might well be humming "Everything's Coming Up Roses." The newly crowned U.S. Open champion — Justin Rose — says he'll honor his pledge to play at...
  • Federal agency launches app to aid rail-crossing safety

    Federal agency launches app to aid rail-crossing safety
    Less than a month after a fiery train derailment in Rosedale, the Federal Railroad Administration Tuesday launched a smartphone mobile application to provide safety information about more than 200,000 highway-rail grade crossings. The free app, Rail...
  • Rosedale train derailment leads to suit against truck driver

    Rosedale train derailment leads to suit against truck driver
    The rail transport company CSX is suing the truck driver involved in last month's Rosedale train crash, arguing that he did not take proper care when crossing the railroad tracks. The suit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, names John...
  • Metro-North Rail Safety Can't Wait

    The derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Bridgeport on May 17, which injured 70 people, focused attention on the safety of commuter rail traffic in Connecticut. The death of a track worker in West Haven just 11 days later is a sobering...
  • 'Resort fee' popping up on ever more hotel bills

    'Resort fee' popping up on ever more hotel bills
    So you finally grasp the fees many airlines charge for things such as extra suitcases and added legroom? Well, before you fly off on vacation this summer, be aware there's at least one more surcharge many travelers face once they reach their destination:...