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  • Broward tourism bureau says same-sex marriage ban should be overturned

    Broward tourism bureau says same-sex marriage ban should be overturned
    For nearly two decades Broward County's tourism bureau has rolled out the welcome mat to LGBT travelers. On Thursday the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau came out officially in support of overturning same-sex marriage bans in...
  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
  • Harley-Davidson calls in 66k Touring bikes for brake line problems

     
    Filed under: Recalls, Motorcycle Most of the recalls we cover involve four-wheeled automobiles - and most of those these days have come from General Motors, at that - but every once in a while a motorcycle recall comes across our desks that's just too...
  • Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group

    Naperville North grad touring with a cappella group
    Several months ago at his parents' Naperville home, Randy Stine stumbled on an issue of his high school newspaper in which seniors talk about their future plans. He doesn't remember writing that he wanted to be a successful singer in an a cappella...
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: You could spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in Italy for just $1,339 per person double occupancy with a Rome and Florence package from...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER:...
  • Clothing-optional holidays: Nudists on cruises

    Clothing-optional holidays: Nudists on cruises
    Americans are, on the whole, much more squeamish about public nudity than Europeans. Even a toddler frolicking naked on a sunny beach attracts disapproving frowns. No federal law bars public nudity, but plenty of state and local rules do. Last summer, for...
  • Ray LaMontagne calls on Belle Brigade

    Ray LaMontagne calls on Belle Brigade
    For Barbara Gruska, half of brother-sister act The Belle Brigade, a stint as an in-demand touring musician opened the door to the duo's prominent road role with singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne. In addition to opening LaMontagne's show on Friday, July...
  • Author offers tips on 'Cruising Connecticut with a Picnic Basket'

    When you're wondering what to do on those lazy summer days, you might give some thought to day-tripping: packing a picnic and heading out on the road in search of adventure. If you're not sure where to go or what to do in Connecticut, author Jan Mann has...
  • South Carolina's Beaufort: Where time slows down but still plenty to do

    BEAUFORT, S.C. If you are looking for a quiet spot to spend time as a family, where time seems to slow down but there is still plenty to do when you are feeling active, take a gander at Beaufort. This sleepy town is so picturesque that Hollywood has...
  • 2014 Jeep Cherokee Versus 2014 Mazda CX-5

     
    In our latest head-to-head comparison we pit Cars.com's long-term 2014 Jeep Cherokee against a formidable competitor: Mazda's 2015 CX-5. The CX-5 came to us in our regular rotation of press cars and was ripe for a duel with our Cherokee,......