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  • How early should you buy airline tickets to get the lowest price?

    To find the best deal on an airline ticket, when you purchase your ticket matters, but how much? The lowest domestic airfares were bought eight weeks beforehand and the lowest international fares were purchased 24 weeks beforehand, according to a report,...
  • WHO wary of screening arriving passengers for Ebola, but no ban

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Screening passengers for Ebola on their arrival may have "a limited effect" in stopping the virus spreading but whether it adds anything to exit screening from affected countries is a decision for governments, the World Health...
  • Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring

    Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring
    Universal Orlando's new Harry Potter land sent Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter theme-park revenue soaring 18.7 percent compared with the previous year, the company said in an earnings report Thursday. Overall, Comcast's profit jumped 50 percent to $2.6...
  • Making an art theme park for Jack Black's Festival Supreme

    Making an art theme park for Jack Black's Festival Supreme
    Somewhere on a side street near the Hawthorne Municipal Airport, artist Steven Hull is furiously at work on an art installation like no other. On one side of the artist's roomy studio, a pack of wood sculptures show human figures astride a team of...
  • No fairy godmother needed to do Orlando on the cheap

    No fairy godmother needed to do Orlando on the cheap
    With Orlando welcoming a whopping 59 million visitors during 2013, according to the city’s Visit Orlando tourist board, it’s safe to assume that there may be interest in activities, attractions and lodgings for a variety of travel budgets....
  • Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker

    Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker
    Annemarie Ní Churreáin came to College Park from the town of Donegal, Ireland. But her trip wasn’t intended as a vacation. “I am working on a collection of poems,” she said, “and I’m working on a book project with a...
  • State Orders 9 Quarantined To Monitor Ebola Symptoms

    WEST HAVEN – Nine people are being quarantined in the state so they can be monitored for possible exposure to Ebola, state health officials said. The Department of Public Health has issued four quarantine orders, involving the nine unidentified...
  • Ebola-free: How did Nigeria and Senegal do it?

    International health authorities have heralded Nigeria and Senegal as examples of how countries can beat back Ebola. Both nations reacted quickly when the disease that is still ravaging parts of West Africa showed up within their borders by isolating...
  • Last call for theme park Halloween celebrations

    Last call for theme park Halloween celebrations
    WHAT: As Halloween approaches, the spooky and not-so-spooky events at Central Florida theme parks begin to fade. Here's a wrap-up of what's left in the bag. •SeaWorld Orlando: The park's Spooktacular, a gentle trick-or-treat affair, runs Saturday...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'

    Taking the Kids -- to Deer Valley, where guests say 'no snowboarders!'
    I love those rare occasions when vacation lemons turn into lemonade, as long as you are willing to squeeze the lemons yourself. Last winter, when the forecast got worse by the hour for the latest storm primed to hit the East Coast, I was certain our...
  • Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill

    Mayor Garcetti can't get enough D.C.; Gov. Brown has had his fill
    Many Californians may be happy to never set foot in Washington, with its humid weather, over-abundance of careerists and lack of decent produce, but one of the state’s biggest enthusiasts can’t stay away. Mayor Eric Garcetti parachuted...