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  • Charges filed against ex-City Hall manager of red-light camera program

    Charges filed against ex-City Hall manager of red-light camera program
    The former head of Chicago's red light camera program was arrested Wednesday in a $2 million bribery scandal and charged by federal prosecutors with plotting to steer the contract to Redflex Traffic Systems before the first ticket was ever issued in 2003....
  • Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families

    Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families Summer has arrived. Spring cleaning is over, and kids are on vacation.  Some families are either preparing to take trips out of the area, or relatives are coming to Orlando for an extended summer vacation....
  • Hawaii: Two Waikiki hotels' bike packages help guests go green

    Hawaii: Two Waikiki hotels' bike packages help guests go green
    Two Honolulu hotels are urging travelers to “go green” during their stays by using bicycles for sightseeing. The Coconut Waikiki and the Shoreline, both Joie de Vivre hotels, are urging guests to use pedal power to tour the city with its...
  • Hot spots for affordable Internet access while traveling

    Hot spots for affordable Internet access while traveling
    Staying connected on the road can be costly, especially if you're staying in a hotel that charges you on top of what you're already paying for your room. Major wireless companies offer hot spots, but they can set you back quite a bit. Verizon, for...
  • When travel insurance that's beyond the standard policy makes sense

    Question: A San Diego reader booked tickets for himself and his family for a vacation in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, a Caribbean resort known for its beaches and golf courses. Tickets booked, airline reservations made and ... wait, what's this virus...
  • Resort fees: Can a vacationer refuse to pay them?

    Resort fees: Can a vacationer refuse to pay them?
    Ken and Donna went on vacation and encountered some steep "resort fees," which can run as much as $50 a day. They want to know: Do you have to pay these things? ASK LAZ: Smart answers to consumer questions The Federal Trade Commission warned...
  • Brazil's hard roads and World Cup's rough edges don't worry U.S. team

    Brazil's hard roads and World Cup's rough edges don't worry U.S. team
    Mexico's players had to pile into taxis to get to training Monday when the team bus wouldn't start. Officials with the English team, whose hotel is within sight of Brazil's largest slum, worry the gridlocked streets will trap the players in traffic...
  • Busy summer travel season expected in 2014

    With the brutal winter now in the rear view mirror, many Americans are planning to take summer vacations, recent travel surveys show. The majority of Floridians — 81 percent — expect to take at least one summer trip of 50 miles or more...
  • Travel for Memorial Day weekend expected to rise 1.5%

    Travel for Memorial Day weekend expected to rise 1.5%
    Americans are expected to shake off the memories of this winter's harsh storms and travel for the Memorial Day weekend in the highest numbers since the recession. The Auto Club of America predicts that 36.1 million Americans will travel at least 50...
  • Commuting app RideScout has former transportation commissioner as adviser

    Commuting app RideScout has former transportation commissioner as adviser
    Gabe Klein, who quit his job as Chicago transportation commissioner last November and moved back to Washington, is about to become a proud papa. On two fronts, actually. Klein's wife, Stephanie Plummer Klein, is nine months pregnant, he told your...
  • 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...