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  • Fitzpatrick, Strouse spar on abortion, Ebola, other issues

    Fitzpatrick, Strouse spar on abortion, Ebola, other issues
    Viewpoints on abortion, the Ebola virus, marijuana and health care — and nearly $2 million in campaign cash — now divide Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick and Kevin Strouse, his Democratic challenger for the 8th Congressional...
  • ODU survey: More people avoid trips due to traffic

    ODU survey: More people avoid trips due to traffic
    More people than ever are avoiding driving to certain businesses or neighboring cities due to traffic. That's the conclusion of the 2014 Life in Hampton Roads survey, compiled by the Old Dominion Social Science Research Center. According to the...
  • CTA: No fare hikes in 2015

    CTA: No fare hikes in 2015
    CTA riders will not have to pay more in fares next year, but they will see an increase in rail service during rush hour, according to the transit agency's proposed 2015 budget released early Monday. The freezing of fares is good news for riders who...
  • Frequent travelers give TSA low marks despite PreCheck expansion

    Frequent travelers give TSA low marks despite PreCheck expansion
    The Transportation Security Administration is falling flat in its efforts to win the hearts of frequent fliers. Nearly 86% of frequent fliers surveyed said the agency is doing a “poor” or a “fair” job. And that’s after...
  • On the Spot: Honor seat reservations? That's up to the airline

    Question: In the Oct. 12 Letters column in the Travel section, a letter headlined "Gloomy Skies" recounted that a US Airways customer service representative said that the airline was not legally obligated to honor seat reservations. Is this fact or...
  • Europe: Festive river cruises celebrate the holiday season

    Europe: Festive river cruises celebrate the holiday season
    Soak up the scenes and scents of the holidays on a European river trip, during which carolers sing and the smells of gingerbread and mulled wine fill the air. The cruises visit Europe's well-known Christmas markets, where you'll find seasonal foods and...
  • From Little Saigon to San Jose, a faithful bus connection

    From Little Saigon to San Jose, a faithful bus connection
    Just before he climbs aboard the shiny white bus, Tau Pham hands his satchel to the guys loading cargo. Quickly, they stuff it next to dragon fruit, car parts, homemade sticky rice and today's editions of the Vietnamese newspapers. Pham thanks them...
  • Panthers end solid trip with tough 2-1 OT loss to Coyotes

    Panthers end solid trip with tough 2-1 OT loss to Coyotes
    When the Panthers left South Florida 11 days ago they had lost their first three games and were a social media laughingstock because of franchise-low attendance figures at the first two home games. Somewhere along their four-game, 10-day, 5,600-mile...
  • Ebola travel ban makes sense

    Ebola travel ban makes sense
    I never thought I would agree with a Republican about anything, but I strongly support a travel ban to and from the nations infected by Ebola ("NIH says Ebola nurse now virus free, will be discharged from Bethesda center," Oct. 24). This is, pure and...
  • Florida to monitor health of travelers from Ebola-hit countries

    (Reuters) - Florida will require 21-day health monitoring of people returning to the state from Ebola-affected countries in Africa, Governor Rick Scott said, even though the state has no airports authorized to receive travelers from the three nations....
  • Tips for buying holiday airfares

    Tips for buying holiday airfares
    Some booked over the summer. Others are just thinking about it. And still others will book last minute, or just stay home. But if you're even thinking about holiday flying and haven't booked, now is a good time to start. There's no getting around it:...