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  • Bumpy But Fun: Family-Owned Quassy Amusement Park Survives Four Generations

    Bumpy But Fun: Family-Owned Quassy Amusement Park Survives Four Generations
    MIDDLEBURY — Ron Gustafson has called Quassy Amusement & Waterpark his summer home for 13 years now, and this could be the park's best year yet. Gustafson is going home in North Carolina when the park closes early next month. He has been...
  • Study: Orlando ranks No. 1 for summer travel destinations

    Study: Orlando ranks No. 1 for summer travel destinations
    Personal finance website WalletHub.com found that Orlando is the top domestic travel destination for 2014 based on flight data from the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.  The study analyzed flights listed on travel website Kayak.com from those...
  • Study: Greater Orlando one of the best for winter travel

    Study: Greater Orlando one of the best for winter travel
    With mild weather, popular theme parks and plenty of accommodations to choose from, Orlando is a top destination for winter travel, according to a new study.  Personal finance website WalletHub.com has indentified the best and worst cities for winter...
  • Orlando No. 1 destination for family vacations

    Orlando No. 1 destination for family vacations
    As the home to Universal Orlando, SeaWorld and nearby Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando has long been known as a top travel destination.  According to a new survey from Travel + Leisure Magazine, the City Beautiful is the top U.S. travel destination for...
  • Mother blames energy drinks for teen's fatal heart attack

    Mother blames energy drinks for teen's fatal heart attack
    A mother is blaming energy drinks after her 16-year-old daughter died unexpectedly from a heart attack while vacationing in Mexico, according to CBS 5. Kris Hamann told the TV station that her daughter Lanna spent Saturday on the beach drinking energy...
  • Watch: Rapper DMX freaks out on Orlando amusement ride

    Watch: Rapper DMX freaks out on Orlando amusement ride
    DMX's 1999 hit "Party Up" begins with a chorus that says "Y'all gon' make me lose my mind up in here, up in here." Well on Friday, an Orlando-based amusement ride made the rapper and actor both lose his mind and "act a fool." A camera captured DMX,...
  • Winter Springs man still missing in Florida Keys, officials say

    Winter Springs man still missing in Florida Keys, officials say
    The U.S. Coast Guard is still searching for the Winter Springs man who has not been seen since his rental boat floated away while he was diving in the Florida Keys Saturday morning. A rescue crew including a boat, helicopter and airplane unit, has...
  • City to develop work-at-home policy after alleged scheme

    City to develop work-at-home policy after alleged scheme
    The city inspector general says the absence of a policy to govern employees who work from home helped one woman avoid criminal charges for overstating her hours. Sandra Baker, former head of the Environmental Control Board, was terminated in August...
  • Panthers' comeback falls short in shootout loss to Islanders

    On a night the fans acknowledged original Panthers president Bill Torrey when he was shown on the overhead scoreboard, it seemed fitting that the resurgent Islanders on the ice resembled the teams he built into a Stanley Cup dynasty in the 1980s....
  • Week 12 Saturday football updates

    Week 12 Saturday football updates
    Follow along on Twitter @ChiTribPreps. At a game? Send updates using hashtag #TribFB on Twitter. Get all the scores here. Mike Helfgot breaks down this week's top games here. Want to know where your team is ranked? Check it out here.  Catch up...
  • Blackhawks searching for consistent energy

    Blackhawks searching for consistent energy
    Patrick Kane slumped against the back wall of his stall in the visitors' dressing room at Joe Louis Arena after the Blackhawks' 4-1 loss to the Red Wings on Friday night and quietly said, "It's frustrating when you take a couple of steps forward and...