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  • How Universal Created a Living Trailer for 'Dracula Untold' at its Theme Parks

    Universal's marketing team had a challenge when coming up with their campaign for "Dracula Untold," the studio's latest tale of Vlad the Impaler who becomes the iconic blood sucking vampire. The film, which Legendary Entertainment helped co-finance,...
  • Hawks add Carcillo to training camp roster

    Hawks add Carcillo to training camp roster
    The man they call the Car Bomb is back in town. The Blackhawks added Daniel Carcillo to their training camp roster prior to the morning skate at Johnny's Ice House West on Friday. Carcillo will be traveling to New York with the team and is scheduled...
  • After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?

    After kidnappings, beheadings, how dangerous is it out there for travelers?
    The beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were as tragic as they were revolting, but they existed in something of a logical context. Both men were covering a war zone that few journalists (including me) have the guts to cover....
  • Altitude exercising: the high and low

    Altitude exercising: the high and low
    I could have saved myself the cost of a trip to the coast. I live at an elevation of 3,500 feet, and last year I traveled to Victoria, British Columbia, to run my Boston Marathon qualifying race. As it turns out, any boost I got from traveling to sea...
  • Rain helps pour on cancellations at airports

    Rain helps pour on cancellations at airports
    The mere threat of stormy weather led airlines to take the unusual step of canceling about 850 Chicago flights Thursday, a decision that could easily occur again as the nation's air-traffic control system continues its fragile recovery from a fire at an...
  • Weeklong Spain trip goes as low as $700

    Weeklong Spain trip goes as low as $700
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: Explore! has a weeklong walking trip in Spain's Andalusia as low as $700 per person double occupancy. For dates in 2015 the price...
  • Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger gets two-year contract extension

    Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger gets two-year contract extension
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger's contract has been extended two years through June 2018, the Burbank-based company said Thursday. The executive, who has been CEO of the world's largest entertainment company since 2005,...
  • Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline returns to Baltimore for AL Division Series

    Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline returns to Baltimore for AL Division Series
    Every time the Detroit Tigers travel to Baltimore, Al Kaline, one of both the franchise’s and the city of Baltimore’s most famous sons, makes the trip with them. The Hall of Fame outfielder-first baseman said before Thursday’s game...
  • Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report

    Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report
    A growing middle class and consumers' evolving attitudes toward health and travel have fueled a global spa and wellness industry worth an estimated $3.4 trillion in 2013, according to a report released on Tuesday. Nutrition and weight loss,...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Oct. 3-4: The seventh annual Mad Dog Mandich Offshore & Inshore Fishing Classic is out of Islamorada. The offshore entry fee is $450 and the inshore entry fee is $150 per angler. Proceeds benefit Mariners Hospital. The top offshore boat wins $5,000 and...
  • Readers' California mission projects crafted from cake, tiles

    Readers' California mission projects crafted from cake, tiles
    We asked you to send us photos of your mission projects so we could include a few on our California missions page. Your response was overwhelming. We received images of missions made of cake, Legos and soap. Some of the projects you showed us are so old...