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8 min ago | Star Tribune

Franken gets fundraising help from fellow 'Saturday Night Live' alum Amy Poehler

Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken is turning to another celebrity friend to help raise money for his 2014 re-election campaign.


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4 hrs ago | CTV

Passengers on Vancouver-to-Edmonton flight warned about measles

Health officials in Edmonton are warning passengers who arrived in the city on a flight from Vancouver earlier this month that they may have been exposed to measles.


Related Topix: Canada, Travel, Canada Travel, Alberta, Canada Travel

5 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Crawfish: Born on the Bayou

In 2011, I was intrigued by the scandal that broke when a visiting New Orleans journalist noted that the shellfish in the lobster salad at the venerable Manhattan gourmet shop Zabar's was actually crawfish.


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8 hrs ago | Switched

The Biggest Travel Bummer Might Just Be Seeing Monuments Under Construction

If you've ever traveled far and long to see a famous monument, you know it's an exciting experience.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, us Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day, Chicago, IL

12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Doug A2 Weather Column for Sat. April 19 EDITED

VIDEO SCREEN GRAB Check out Doug s Creepy Santa video on or by scanning this page with the Blippar app.


Related Topix: Life, Easter, Holidays, Canada Travel, Travel, Winnipeg, Canada Travel, Electronic Arts, NHL, EA Sports, Video Games, Weather, Opinion

16 hrs ago |

Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died

"I say extraordinary things in an ordinary tone . It's possible to get away with ANYTHING as long as you make it believable" And that he did... The man who said this, Gabriel Garcia Marquez , passed away April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Mexico, Travel, Mexico Travel

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Door County: Fire It Up at Wisconsin's Famous Fish Boil

Traverse City and the rest of Northern Michigan get all the love when it comes to midwest summer destinations, but don't sleep on Door County , the peninsula that sits directly west across Lake Michigan in Wisconsin.


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3 etiquette tips for people riding public transportation

UTA has been expanding its train and bus services so rapidly, Salt Lake City may eventually become a car-less commuter city like Washington, D.C., or New York City.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, us Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel


Dog-friendly spots in Central Florida

There is no shame in admitting one's love for their canine. They sleep in your bed, play with your kids and even eat off your plates.


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, us Travel, Travel, Orlando Travel

The Plain Dealer

Tuna the Instagram dog, whose owner comes from Mayfield Heights, will ...

There are a few things you really should know about Tuna, the "Chiweenie" dog owned by Courtney Dasher, a Mayfield Heights native.


Related Topix: Mayfield Heights, OH, us Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, National Geographic, Cleveland, OH

Vancouver Sun

Inflation climbs to 1.5 per cent as economists look for prices to keep rising

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Travel, Canada Travel

State Could Spend $100 Million on Obama Library - WTH?

Mike Madigan wants the state to put up $100 million - and maybe even more - to build Barack Obama's presidential library in Chicago.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, us Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Illinois Travel, Illinois, Illinois Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

'Horseless E-Carriage' Debuts in Time for NY Auto Show

As New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city, an animal advocacy group is pushing an alternative to the tourist attraction with "Horseless eCarriages."


Related Topix: Travel, us Travel, New York City Travel, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Saffron Walden Reporter

Uttlesford teenagers to longboard across US in bid to compete with top documentary film-makers

From left, David, Oliver, Rupert and Bailey filming their Kickstarter video Bradley was not able to be there for the making of the video.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Travel, us Travel, Los Angeles Travel, World News, Cambridgeshire County, England,

Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough

It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Education Etc., Howard University, us Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, University of Wisconsin Madison, Northwestern University

Concert preview: Eliana Cuevas is a musical explorer

The Venezuelan-born singer, a resident of Toronto for nearly two decades, has always had the travel bug and that fascination for "exploring" inspires her music.


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The Miami Herald

Charlotte Olympia opens store at Bal Harbour Shops; Nicholas Kirkwood opens pop-up shop

Charlotte Olympia opens at Bal Harbour Shops on Friday, her first store in the Southeast and third in the country; Nicholas Kirkwood just opened a pop-up store, too.


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The San Francisco Foghorn

USF Welcomes New President Father Fitz

The presidential search ended last week with the Board of Trustees voting unanimously to elect the Reverend Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J. as the 28th president of the University of San Francisco.


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'Real Housewives of New York City' Recap: A 'Real ...

In the latest episode of Real Housewives of New York City, the ladies seem like they may be taking a brief trip down to the Valley of the Dolls .


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Green councillor wants whales, dolphins question on Vancouver's election ballot

A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters.


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