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  • Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...
  • 'Tis the Season

    'Tis the Season
    Summer Pros: “The weather!” says Christina Friedrichsen, author of “Intimate Weddings: Planning a Small Wedding that Fits Your Budget and Style” (North Light Books, 2004). “If you’ve got your heart set on an outdoor...
  • Summer Road Trip Checklist

    Please do not reuse this story without the permission of Content that Works. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most of us spent at least one summer vacation crowded into a station wagon, minivan or SUV, passing the time playing car-spotting games and...
  • Daytrippers: Sheffield Island Lighthouse

    Daytrippers: Sheffield Island Lighthouse
    The Sheffield Island Lighthouse has stood steadfast for more than 140 years, a symbol of Connecticut's rich maritime history.  Built in 1868, this structure is nearly identical to other nearby lighthouses in Greenwich and Noank.  "It's one of six...
  • All About Travel: A look at the state of the honeymoon, both at home and abroad

    All About Travel: A look at the state of the honeymoon, both at home and abroad
    A lot of goes into a wedding; About a year of planning, on average, and upward of $20,000, give or take, depending on whom who ask. It makes sense that after all of that, a vacation – the honeymoon – is in order. Which, of course, is...
  • Enter to WIN our Luxury Included® Honeymoon!

    Enter to WIN our Luxury Included® Honeymoon!
  • Loyola men's lacrosse adapting to being first-time host of conference tournament

    Loyola men's lacrosse adapting to being first-time host of conference tournament
    Loyola Maryland has been ranked No. 1, played in a number of NCAA tournaments, and even captured a national championship in 2012. But for the first time in school history, the team will host a conference tournament this season. As a reward for being the...
  • Your taxes help pay for the president's trips

    I am certain that, after paying your income taxes, you'll be overjoyed to know where your hard-earned money goes. During 2013, vacation expenses for Mr. and Mrs. Imperial President were as follows: Villa Padierna, Spain, just under $500,000 for the...
  • Obama seeks to ease Asian allies' doubts during visit to Japan

    TOKYO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will use a state visit to Japan on Thursday to try to reassure Tokyo and other Asian allies of his commitment to ramping up U.S. engagement in the region, despite Chinese complaints that Washington's real aim is to...
  • 'Last Comic Standing' editors return to work after walkout

    No joke: The walkout by editors and assistant editors on the NBC show "Last Comic Standing" is over after less than two days. An official with the Motion Picture Editors Guild said 15 workers returned to work Wednesday morning after the union reached an...
  • Airline change fees: 'Optional' fees that punish

    Airline change fees: 'Optional' fees that punish
    "Optional" airline fees remain a major source of irritation. But most are truly optional: You don't really need to select your seat in advance, check a bag, or buy an onboard drink when you fly. One supposedly "optional" fee, however -- the onerous ticket...