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  • CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local

    CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local
    Here's a teeny-tiny idea, courtesy a slideshow on CNN.com attached to a summertime desperation slideshow story entitled “How to be an L.A. Local – 8 Tips for Faking It.” I suppose it's a compliment that in the city with an unmerited...
  • Congregation to host Israeli artisan event

    Congregation to host Israeli artisan event
    Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim is hosting an Israeli artisan event on Aug. 24. Jewelry, Judaica and other crafted items by Israeli artists will be on sale between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the temple, 1201 Lake Cook Road in Deerfield. The...
  • Howard Marion Gamse

    Howard Marion Gamse
    Howard Marion Gamse, a former vice president of Gamse Lithographing Co., died Aug. 11 of cancer in his North Baltimore home. He was 89. Mr. Gamse was the son of Herman Gamse, co-founder of Gamse Lithographing Co., and Lily Gamse, a schoolteacher, and...
  • Travel deal: Eight-day Amsterdam river cruise starts at $1,585

    Travel deal: Eight-day Amsterdam river cruise starts at $1,585
    If you're thinking about a European river cruise, it's not too early to start shopping. Premier River Cruises offers a savings of $1,000 per person on an eight-day tour of the Netherlands and Belgium for those who reserve a cabin by the end of the month....
  • Fort Monroe: Tours help visitors to new park get to know the old fort

    Fort Monroe: Tours help visitors to new park get to know the old fort
    The authorities in charge of Fort Monroe are looking for new ways to bring history to visitors beyond traditional brick-and-mortar displays within the Casemate Museum. Guides have started hosting weekly walking tours that wind through the nearly 560-...
  • Tourism vs. Reality TV: Exploiting Pennsylvania's Amish

    By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug 18 (Reuters) - They typically wear plain clothing with nothing as fancy as a button or a zipper, travel by horse-drawn buggy and shun modern conveniences like electricity. It's that Old World charm of the Amish that...
  • Thirteen tourists found alive, two still missing after Indonesia ship sinks

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Bad weather was hampering a desperate search on Monday for two foreign tourists still missing after a boat traveling between two Indonesian islands sank at the weekend, although 13 more people had been plucked from the water alive,...
  • Thailand avoids recession in second quarter, but doubts on recovery pace remain

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand avoided recession in the second quarter, though doubts remain about how robustly it can recover after the army stepped in to end political unrest and seek to lift a stumbling economy. Southeast Asia's second largest economy...
  • Climate change reflected in altered Missouri River flow, report says

    Montana farmer Rocky Norby has worked the land along the Missouri River for more than 20 years, coaxing sugar beets and malted barley out of the arid ground. "Every year it gets worse," he said. "There's not enough water to get through our pumps."...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 18: People Express apologizes, Fort Monroe tours, Teacher of the Year, Support for Stewart

    People Express apologizes The Newport News-based airline People Express issued an apology to customers on Facebook after what it calls a "perfect storm" last week that left two pilots unable to fly. Mark Suiter: I flew to Pittsburgh and back last...
  • I-Drive complex's website had borrowed images

    The developer of a futuristic mall, hotel and entertainment complex proposed for north International Drive has promised a project that will look unlike anything else in Orlando – a "22nd Century" design. But until recently, parts of it looked an...