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  • Bargain-hunting vacations: Combine shopping with a great getaway

    Bargain-hunting vacations: Combine shopping with a great getaway
    We've combined two of America's favorite hobbies, bargain hunting and vacationing, to identify some fabulous destinations. Following are ideas for two-for-one vacations: Go for the journey, come home with the deals. Brimfield Antique and Collectibles...
  • Rant for Lunch: Presidential vacations

    Rant for Lunch: Presidential vacations
      It's the holiday weekend, and would you believe there are still some folk out there griping because the president of the United States took a summer vacation. People, please! For the past few weeks, there was this ongoing, and plainly stupid,...
  • Major conferences face numbers crunch in college football playoff

    Something to ponder over a holiday travel weekend as college football's four-team playoff prepares for takeoff: the flight is overbooked. Do the math: Five power conferences are essentially battling for four spots, meaning at least one highly...
  • California lawmakers send governor new gift rules after scandals

    The state Senate on Friday acted on stricter ethics rules meant to restore public confidence in the Legislature after three senators were charged with criminal wrongdoing. Lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would reduce the limit on gifts...
  • Disney files patent applications to use drones in its theme parks

    Disney files patent applications to use drones in its theme parks
    Has Disney decided to go all in with the U.S. military’s anti-terrorism efforts? After all, why else would the company file patents to use drones? A closer look at Disney’s UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] patent applications reveals language...
  • Jerry Brown: Immigrants, citizen or not, 'welcome in California'

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Tuesday continued his two-day trip to California, traveling to Sacramento to meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers and deliver a speech to the Legislature. ------------ FOR THE RECORD Aug. 26, 11:02 a.m....
  • Five Things Families Should Look for in SUVs

     
    The family-hauler has shifted forms over the years, from old station wagons to today's apparent favorite, the SUV. And what's not to like? Today's SUVs can handle everything from child-safety seats to long-legged teens, not to mention family road trips......
  • Orioles lose ground in AL East with second straight loss to Chicago Cubs, 7-2

    Orioles lose ground in AL East with second straight loss to Chicago Cubs, 7-2
    CHICAGO — Wrigley Field is known as the “Friendly Confines,” but the Orioles have had their share of challenges in two games this weekend here on Chicago's North Side. The Orioles waited through a 3-hour, 9-minute rain delay Saturday...
  • Girls' Night Out will showcase Highwood businesses

    Girls' Night Out will showcase Highwood businesses
    The Highwood Chamber of Commerce is putting a new spin on its repertoire of events. Instead of an additional festival or fair, Celebrate Highwood will introduce "Girls Night Out!," a potential series of get-togethers that currently has one firm date...
  • Jackie Robinson West parents grateful for support

    Jackie Robinson West parents grateful for support
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – All play and no work has been anything but dull for some parents of Jackie Robinson Little Leaguers. Calandra Howard is among the West parents at the Little League World Series who is missing work but not missing work....
  • Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July

    Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July
    Hotels in Central Florida posted more good numbers in July as tourism continued its rebound. Both hotel occupancy rates and average daily room rates rose compared with the same time last year, according to STR, a travel research firm. Average...