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  • Aldermen OK new Bridgeport helipad

    Aldermen OK new Bridgeport helipad
    The City Council Zoning Committee recommended approval of a new heliport along the Chicago River in the Bridgeport neighborhood despite concerns from nearby residents about noise and potential danger.   Chicago Helicopter Express wants to build a...
  • Ancient Indian mound may become national landmark

    Ancient Indian mound may become national landmark
    It's the only Indian burial mound in urban Broward to have survived development. And now, nearly 1,000 years after it was created, it stands to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As many as 100 Tequesta Indians are thought to be...
  • Kevin Hunt: US Airways Credit Mix-Up; Woman Contests AirTran Change Fees

    Kevin Hunt: US Airways Credit Mix-Up; Woman Contests AirTran Change Fees
    Gene Nowak and his wife, Jean, were among the 3,594 passengers on the Royal Princess cruise last September that barely made it halfway through a 12-day Mediterranean trip before the ship lost power. At least the toilets didn't stop working. After...
  • 'Forever Marilyn' Monroe statue in Palm Springs to be dismantled

    'Forever Marilyn' Monroe statue in Palm Springs to be dismantled
    After a two-year stay, Marilyn Monroe is saying farewell to Palm Springs. "Forever Marilyn," the three-story-tall sculpture by artist Seward Johnson, will be dismantled this week so that the leggy tourist attraction can be shipped to its next location,...
  • Medvedev tours Crimea, defying Western demands

    Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev flaunted Russia's grip on Crimea on Monday by flying to the region and announcing plans to turn it into a special economic zone, defying Western demands to hand the region back to Ukraine. The visit, hours after Russia...
  • Climate change threatens India's economy, food security: IPCC

    NEW DELHI, March 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's high vulnerability and exposure to climate change will slow its economic growth, impact health and development, make poverty reduction more difficult and erode food security, a new report by...
  • Delray group helps put city on tourism map

    Keep people coming — and keep them coming back — to Delray Beach. That's the mission of the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative, the city's marketing arm. They've been at it mission since 1993, working to put Delray on the nationwide map...
  • Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell

    Hanging out in Haiti with Madison Smartt Bell
    It's practically impossible for Americans to learn much about the country of Haiti without running into the works of Goucher College's creative writing professor and award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell. Along with a dozen or so published pieces,...
  • Readers recommend: Harvinder Tours & Travels in Delhi, India

    Harvinder Singh is a friendly, kind, protective and generally delightful man who will drive you anywhere and also treat you to special places and experiences in Delhi, India. Harvinder Singh, Harvinder Tours & Travels; 011-9199-1089-9032 (24-hour help...
  • World Cup: FIFA action mixes with sea, sun and sand in Natal, Brazil

     World Cup: FIFA action mixes with sea, sun and sand in Natal, Brazil
    Natal, a breezy beach city with vast blue skies and bright sun 1,220 miles northeast of Rio de Janeiro, has much of the small-town feel common in the surrounding rural regions. Where you'll see soccer: The U.S. takes on Ghana on June 16 at the newly...
  • World Cup: Get your kicks in the jungles of Manaus, Brazil

     World Cup: Get your kicks in the jungles of Manaus, Brazil
    Manaus, 1,770 miles northwest of Rio de Janeiro, is smack in the middle of the Amazon jungle. The sweltering city won't win awards for architectural beauty or convenience, but the opportunities for exploring its raw natural surroundings and outstanding...