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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • New Mexico Governor Sounds Off on the Benefits of State's Production Incentive Program

    In April 2013, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed the so-called "Breaking Bad" bill to increase the state's incentives for film and television production. The action erased a what had been a partial interruption in the state's longstanding and...
  • Elephant tourism ethics

    Elephant tourism ethics
    For many tourists who visit Asia, riding an elephant is high on their list of "musts," but the ethics of elephant tourism are being questioned by animal-rights groups as well as tour operators. Responsibletravel.com, a British company that bills itself as...
  • 7-night Alaskan cruise on the Norwegian Sun sailing from Vancouver from $269

    7-night Alaskan cruise on the Norwegian Sun sailing from Vancouver from $269
    Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 7-night Alaskan cruise on the Norwegian Sun for as little as $269, based on double occupancy. The Norwegian Sun sails on a Monday-to-Monday round-trip itinerary from Vancouver to Whittier, Alaska cruising the Inside Passage...
  • Events: Peach Festival, Victorian Tea And Plants For Bees, Butterflies And Hummingbirds

    Events: Peach Festival, Victorian Tea And Plants For Bees, Butterflies And Hummingbirds
    Peach Fest Celebrate the peach and nectarine season with a festival at Lyman Orchards, Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel, 32 Reeds Gap Road, Middlefield. Activities include breakfast on deck from 8-11 a.m. Pick your own peaches,...
  • 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....
  • Putin sounds conciliatory note on visit to annexed Ukraine region

    YALTA Crimea (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia would stand up for itself but not at the cost of confrontation with the outside world, a conciliatory note after months of tough rhetoric over the crisis in Ukraine. Putin was...
  • PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country

    PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country
    Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.  Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Explore expected and unexpected beauty of new Richmond Garden Trail

    Richmond is rich in gardens. Some of those gardens are now connected into what is called the Richmond Garden Trail – eight sites that provide different garden experiences – large public garden, sculpture garden, an estate, classic Virginia...