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  • Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips

     Adventure on a tugboat, and more trips
    A tugboat might not be what you think of when you consider boutique cruising, but that's what Maple Leaf Adventures has in mind for the 2015 season. The company specializes in intimate cruises in British Columbia and Alaska. Joining the 92-foot schooner...
  • PennDOT adds more traffic cameras, other updates to "511PA" traveler-info site

     
    Views from PennDOT's traffic cameras and other information geared to motorists can be convenient aids to trip planning. Before I leave for work many mornings, I check the traffic on Route 22 to see if it's clear or suffering from one of its not-infrequent...
  • 2014 Kia Soul: A different breed of hamster

    2014 Kia Soul: A different breed of hamster
    As of the 2013 model year, the first-generation Kia Soul was more than 4 years old, and in today's fast-moving world of vehicle design, that's quite old (an adjective Kia certainly wouldn't want associated with its brand). It was time for a complete...
  • Travel to Cuba? Probably not worth the risk

    Travel to Cuba? Probably not worth the risk
    Question: What are the travel requirements for going to Cuba? Is it possible to fly out of Tijuana, Mexico, to Cuba with a U.S. passport? Are there any other ID or passport cards required? Patricia Morrison San Juan Capistrano Answer: Yes, an...
  • U.S. issues travel alert for Americans attending 2014 Sochi Olympics

    U.S. issues travel alert for Americans attending 2014 Sochi Olympics
    The U.S. State Dept. has issued a travel alert warning that Americans attending the 2014 Sochi Olympics should "remain attentive regarding their personal security at all times." With a violent insurgency continuing in the nearby North Caucasus, it is no...
  • OPD shoots man on I-4, snarling traffic during morning rush hour

    OPD shoots man on I-4, snarling traffic during morning rush hour
    An Orlando police officer shot and killed a 24-year-old man on Interstate 4 early Monday, shutting down the westbound lanes near Princeton Avenue for almost three hours during the morning traffic rush. Police were attempting to make a traffic stop of...
  • Minor derecho, tornado outbreak cap active week of weather

    Minor derecho, tornado outbreak cap active week of weather
    A lightning strike injured a Cecil County zookeeper, half-dollar-sized hail fell in several counties and tornado sightings sent people scurrying for shelter from Rockville to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Yet the worst...
  • Jorge Duany, director, Cuban Research Institute, FIU

    Jorge Duany, director, Cuban Research Institute, FIU
    Last week: While most national and international media attention has focused on possible U.S. military actions in Syria, U.S. immigration reform has fallen to a secondary place in public debates. Last week, a small group of Latino activists organized a...
  • More guns seized at OIA than at any other Florida airport

    More guns seized at OIA than at any other Florida airport
    TSA officers have stopped more armed passengers trying to board flights at Orlando International Airport than at any other Florida airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The last attempt was Sunday morning, when a St....
  • World watch

     World watch
    Brazil: Nearly 100 cities continued to see mass protests in the streets and at airports during the Confederations Cup, which began June 15. Some estimates put the number of demonstrators at more than 1 million, adding to the crowds attending the games....
  • Mexico scrambles as violence threatens tourism zones

    Mexico scrambles as violence threatens tourism zones
    MEXICO CITY — You might be hard-pressed to find the word "Mexico" in some of the advertising for tourist resorts in Mexico. Brands like "Riviera Maya" often eclipse the name of the country where those lush beaches are located. As deadly violence...