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2 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers

A man stood in the middle of the Firstkontact Center, a call center in the northern border city of Tijuana, Mexico on Aug. 13. TIJUANA, Mexico>> Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Vacations by the book

Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library .

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Vancouver Courier

Cash needed to complete giant Granville Island murals

Brazilian twin artists Os Gemeos began detailed painting Aug.13 on six concrete silos towering over Granville Island.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Fair Time in Du Quoin

Illinois has two state fairs: the Illinois State Fair, which concluded in Springfield this past Sunday, and the Du Quoin State Fair in southern Illinois, which starts Friday night and runs through Labor Day.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

The stories they could tell

Travel writer Nikki Bayley of the U.K. had only been in Churchill a matter of minutes when she experienced what she describes as her "first first time."

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BiZBash Event Style News

Why Socially Conscious Meetings Are a Growing Trend

BizBash Live is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida.

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SFGate

Vegas offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Western Wheel

Premier hopeful says leaders need to be accountable

After recent revelations about former premier Alison Redford's travel expenses and use of government airplanes, Alberta Progressive Conservative party leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk said regaining the trust of Albertans starts with having an accountable leader.

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Salisbury Journal

Millions to spend bank holiday away

More than two million Britons will head overseas for the bank holiday weekend, with those staying at home having to contend with busy roads and disrupted rail journeys.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Anna Kendrick sparks romance rumors with cinematographer

Actress Anna Kendrick has sparked rumors she is dating cinematographer Ben Richardson after the two were photographed together in Los Angeles.

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The Orlando Sentinel

O-Town MacDown helps Give Kids the World

Grab a cup of whatever you please and take a seat, there's plenty of room at our weekly table.

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Sys-Con Media

Real Hospitality Group Expands Portfolio, Opening the Home2 Suites Long Island City

Executives at Real Hospitality Group announced today they have opened the new Home2 Suites by Hilton Long Island City - Manhattan View.

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The Moultrie News

Gibbes Museum of Art presents Tod Williams and Billie Tsien

On Nov. 19, the Gibbes Museum of Art will present its annual Distinguished Lecture featuring New York-based and internationally acclaimed architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien whose design of the Barnes Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art is critically acclaimed.

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CBC News

Tuktoyaktuk road may shift tourism dollars north from Inuvik

Dipping a toe, a foot or taking a full plunge in the Arctic Ocean is one reason why tourists visit Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., a "Where else in Canada, literally can you get in your car in Vancouver and end up at the Arctic Ocean?" said Jackie Challis.

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Examiner.com

Shuttle buses from Chicago O'Hare for downtown hotels

Arriving passengers at Chicago O'Hare International Airport bound for downtown Chicago have approximately 17 miles remaining in the journey.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

In New York, Babysitting Comes At A Price

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Lahaina Harbor improvements focus on pedestrians

A plan to revitalize the area around Maui's Lahaina Harbor will focus on pedestrians, with improvements to sidewalks, lighting, benches and native plants, organizers said.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Zak Bagans' hit 'Ghost Adventures' returns for Season 10 on Travel Channel

"Ghost Adventures" on Travel Channel with Nick Groff, Zak Bagans, guest Vince Neil and Aaron Goodwin at the Riviera in Las Vegas.

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InsideHalton.com

Alex Colville exhibition set to launch at AGO

Master painter Alex Colville is remembered for his ability to immortalize the seemingly mundane moments of everyday life, often with tense and haunting undertones.

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The Globe and Mail

Ford softens tone on streetcars, but opposes all-door boarding

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has shifted his position on the city's transit options, calling the streetcars he once disdained "pretty efficient" and announcing plans to fund improving the existing system should he be re-elected.

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