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  • Blackhawks head out on long road trip with some momentum

     Blackhawks head out on long road trip with some momentum
    With a grueling six-game trip staring them in the face, the Blackhawks gave themselves an impressive — and much-needed — going-away gift. The Hawks hammered the Stars 6-2 on Sunday night in their 11th game at the United Center before...
  • Apple Pay makes spending easy, and that's the problem

    Something to think about as you stand in a checkout line this holiday season: "Gone are the days of searching for your wallet. The wasted moments finding the right card. Now payments happen with a single touch." That's the promotional promise behind...
  • Pope Francis to visit US next year

    Pope Francis to visit US next year
    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis announced on Monday he would visit the United States next year, his first trip there as leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church. The official confirmation of the trip was keenly awaited in the United...
  • Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders

    Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders
    NEW HAVEN — Ridership this year on Shore Line East appears on course to meet or exceed 2013's levels, and the state intends to continue recent service expansions through 2015. With extra trains for the midsummer Sailfest in New London, Shore...
  • How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?

    How goes the Peninsula's tourism industry?
    Over the past summer, some Peninsula attractions reported spikes in attendance and multiple hotels reported being able to increase room rates despite the lingering effects of sequestration in the region. "I think we're starting to see it come back. I...
  • Crowd of 27,000 expected at IAAPA's annual expo

    The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions kicks off its annual conference and expo in Orlando on Monday. About 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 40 countries will showcase their products and services for 17,000 attraction...
  • Lakeside bassoonist to perform in Cuba

    Bassoonist Janet Harris leaves Tuesday for Cuba, but she is not heading to the Caribbean island to sample the mojitos or to ride in a 60-year-old car with fins. Harris will travel to the International Contemporary Music Festival of Havana as a...
  • Charles R. Morrison, Poly teacher

    Charles R. Morrison, Poly teacher
    Charles R. Morrison, a former Polytechnic Institute teacher who later joined the faculty of what is now the Community College of Baltimore County at Catonsville, died Nov. 2 at the Little Sisters of the Poor-St. Martins Home in Catonsville of cancer. He...
  • Strategies for a gap year

    Strategies for a gap year
    Students who would like to put their college career on hold to travel around the world a gap year can enjoy a life-changing experience particularly if some of the time is used to volunteer abroad. Here are some tips to consider from Projects Abroad, an...
  • Retailers target singles with wine tastings, apartment furnishings

    NEW YORK — Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee's turns into a nightclub after dinner. These companies are all targeting an increasingly coveted demographic: single Americans. More...
  • Gas prices to average less than $3 next year

    Gas prices to average less than $3 next year
    Good news for motorists: Gasoline prices will less than $3 per gallon nationwide next year for the first time since 2010, a federal agency says. The U.S. Energy Information Administration slashed its estimate by 44 cents to $2.94 per gallon for next...