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  • Travel is broadening

    Travel is broadening
    Travel is broadening, so I'll be spending the next week or so expanding my horizons on a reporting trip. Posting on the Economy Hub will be sporadic at best through next Sunday. Feel free to catch up in the meantime by visiting the archives.  Keep up to...
  • McAuliffe group: Tighten on travel, give ethics rules teeth

    An appointed panel is set to recommend a serious tightening of Virginia's ethics rules for public officials, calling for an outside group with investigatory power and a wider ban on large gifts. These are only recommendations, and changes would have...
  • Hair On Sheets, Dirty Floors, Two Hotels And Five(!) Get-Me-Outta-Here Rooms

    Hair On Sheets, Dirty Floors, Two Hotels And Five(!) Get-Me-Outta-Here Rooms
    Ruth Alumbaugh may or may not be a neat freak, but she has some basic room-inspection standards when checking into a hotel. "I'm not asking for mints on the pillow," she says. "I just want a clean floor, bedding and towels, mind you." Alumbaugh, a...
  • Universal Pictures aims for big part in China

    Universal Pictures aims for big part in China
    Universal Pictures is ramping up in China. The studio has been retooling since Comcast Corp. took over NBCUniversal nearly four years ago. The change of ownership brought new leadership at the century-old studio; Jeff Shell was named chairman of...
  • First look: Justice League ride at IAAPA

    First look: Justice League ride at IAAPA
      The Joker, archenemy of Batman and other DC Comics superheroes, made an early (and animatronic) appearance on the expo floor of IAAPA on Tuesday morning. The bad guy sighting at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions was...
  • Hogan traveling to Florida to meet with GOP governors

    Hogan traveling to Florida to meet with GOP governors
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan is traveling to Florida Tuesday for the annual conference of the Republican Governors Association. Hogan is expected to speak at several events during the four-day gathering of the GOP governors, who are coming off a highly...
  • HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins

    HBO's 'Westworld' series stars Anthony Hopkins
    "Westworld," the 1973 Michael Crichton film about a malfunctioning robot that devastates an amusement park, has inspired an HBO series with Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris. The cast also includes Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie...
  • East Granby Mom Wins Trip To 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

    East Granby Mom Wins Trip To 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'
    A spur-of-the-moment trip to Target last week for one East Granby mom resulted in an unexpected reward — tickets to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show’’. On Wednesday, Amanda Paskiewicz Cormier took her two daughters to the Windsor Target...
  • Pope Francis coming to Philadelphia

    Pope Francis coming to Philadelphia
    Pope Francis announced on Monday he would make his first visit to the United States next year, traveling to Philadelphia where he will celebrate an outdoor mass before an audience expected to number in the millions. Francis ended months of speculation...
  • When Madame Wu's was the place for supper and celebs

    When Madame Wu's was the place for supper and celebs
    Kirk and Anne Douglas sent regrets. But Cary Grant's daughter, Jennifer, was there. Nancy Kwan, who starred in 1961's "Flower Drum Song," came, as did two elderly granddaughters of Sun Yat-sen, the revolutionary who helped overthrow the Qing dynasty and...
  • Travels alter worldview for girls Golfer of Year

    Travels alter worldview for girls Golfer of Year
    No matter where Sierra Brooks has played golf in the past year, her game has traveled well. The Lake Mary Prep junior's skills showed no sign of jetlag at the Junior Ryder Cup in Scotland, the Junior Open Championship in Liverpool, England, and the...