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  • In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective

    In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective
    It took me several trips here to realize this, but if you know where to look and time it right, Death Valley is one giggle after another. Sure, it's vast, wind-raked, sun-baked and empty-seeming. Yes, it will confirm your puniness in the universe. And...
  • The younger the baby, the easier the flight — and other tips

    The younger the baby, the easier the flight — and other tips
    Nervous about flying with an infant? "The younger the baby, the easier it is," said Corinne McDermott, founder of HaveBabyWillTravel.com. "Infants aren't mobile, can't touch icky surfaces, and you have control over their contact with other passengers."...
  • WHO asks Canada to justify restricting travel from Ebola zone

    The World Health Organization is asking Canada to justify its decision to restrict travel from the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola. The Canadian government announced Friday that it would no longer issue travel visas or process permanent...
  • Local guides bring meaning to your travels

    Local guides bring meaning to your travels
    For the past 30 years, whenever I've been asked to state my occupation at a border crossing, I've said, "Teacher." People may find my TV shows to be entertaining or my guidebooks practical, but my passion has always been to teach, whether it's about art,...
  • New system may ease traffic jams on Okeechobee Boulevard in downtown West Palm Beach

    New system may ease traffic jams on Okeechobee Boulevard in downtown West Palm Beach
    The flow of traffic in and out of downtown West Palm Beach could get much smoother as better-timed traffic signals are coming to Okeechobee Boulevard east of Interstate 95. The Florida Department of Transportation has begun installing an advanced traffic...
  • Isolate Ebola's Typhoid Marys

    As the president and various governors have argued about what to do, or not do, about Ebola, the philosopher George Santayana's warning repeatedly popped into my consciousness: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." I don't...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: CNU advances to Capital finals in men's soccer, field hockey; ODU women win basketball exhibition

    COLLEGES: Men's soccer: CAC: Harry Nodwell and Alex Makumbi scored as Christopher Newport shut out host Salisbury 2-0 Wednesday afternoon to reach the Capital Athletic Conference tournament championship match. Nodwell's goal in the 15th minute gave...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events Corks for a...
  • Holiday Shoppers Nationwide Will Find More Mall Services

    Holiday Shoppers Nationwide Will Find More Mall Services
    Just 46 shopping days until Christmas. (Yes, I included Thanksgiving Day in that count, since many stores will be open for business by the time you've finished your second piece of pumpkin pie. J.C. Penney will open at 5 p.m. and Sears, Macy's and Kohl'...
  • Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall coming to Hallandale Beach

    Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall coming to Hallandale Beach
    The names of more than 58,200 souls are etched in the black granite wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. In the coming days, South Floridians will get the chance to see a smaller version of the original, one of Washington's most visited memorials....
  • Illing Middle School studies the Holocaust

    Illing Middle School's eighth grade students have been studying the Holocaust and its impact on the world this past semester, in preparation for a trip to the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. Their studies went in-depth during presentations on Oct....