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28 min ago | Times Herald

Senators spent $1 million on charter flights last year

Last summer, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., embarked on what his office trumpeted as a four-day, 1,000-mile trip across his state, with press releases noting he "woke up early to hit the road," making stops at a minor league ballpark, a craft brewery and a Roanoke rail yard, among others.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, Travel, Virginia, Virginia Government, US Governors, Tim Kaine

3 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

As U.S. job market strengthens, many don't feel it

The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law

5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sudan woman who faced death over faith heads to US

A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was later overturned, left Europe on Thursday for the United States, where she will make her new home.

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Related Topix: Travel, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Manchester, NH

6 hrs ago | GPB.org

As Volunteerism Explodes In Popularity, Who's It Helping Most?

Haley Nordine, 19, is spending the entire summer at the Prodesenh center in San Mateo Milpas Altas, Guatemala.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, Guatemala Travel, American University, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala Travel, Family, Kids, University of San Francisco

10 hrs ago | KFVS12

Evanston approves partial ban on plastic bags

The City Council on Monday approved an ordinance barring stores larger than 10,000 square feet from distributing plastic shopping bags at the point of sale.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

US bomber in Syria went home before attack: NYTimes

The report highlights a concern from Western powers, that Syria is becoming a training ground for citizens who could then return as battle-hardened veterans, ready to carry out attacks at home and abroad.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

ValleyWag

App Debt: How Kim Kardashian and Uber Will Bankrupt Us All

It's also the this year. But how many of the fame gamers that put it there have any idea what they spent to get on the C-list? Between June and December of last year, I squandered more than $76 buying extra lives in Candy Crush, which is still holding steady as the third top grossing app on iOS .

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Related Topix: Travel, Economics News, Bankruptcy, iPhone, Ubisoft, Driver, Video Games

Manawatu Evening Standard

Sara Bareilles brings acoustic show to Auckland

Sara Bareilles will be playing a show in Auckland on September 26. Jess McAllen talks to the punchy-piano singer whose Grammy-nominated album The Blessed Unrest is like a series of well-written - and even better sung - diary entries.

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Related Topix: Sara Bareilles, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Auckland, New Zealand Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel

Bradenton.com

Lottery seen as boost for Wyoming businesses

"I'm hoping it brings out more foot traffic into my store," said Kurt Garland, owner of the Etna Trading Co.

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KVOX-FM Fargo

Fake N.Y. concert promoter who promised Bieber sen...

A New York man was sentenced to between five and 10 years in prison for stealing more than $1 million from concert promoters and party planners by pretending he was a booking agent for Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and other stars.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

Philly.com

For retired Bucks couple, national parks are their place

As David and Betty Hasiuk rode through the clouds in a small airplane delivering mail to a remote Alaskan wilderness last month, the Bucks County couple realized the adventure was one of their most unusual.

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Gateway Pundit

Ebola: White House Raises Specter of Gov't Closure During D.C. Africa Summit

The Obama administration is urging federal employees to stay home during the summit of African leaders being held in Washington, D.C. next week and to monitor local news for announcement of a possible "closing of the federal government" -ostensibly over traffic issues.

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Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Gateway (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Alabama Live

Huntsville airport no longer the most expensive in the US; see which city has the highest...

In fact, Huntsville was not even among the top five most-expensive airports in the U.S., according to the first-quarter 2014 analysis by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

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Related Topix: Travel, Bellingham, WA

ABC News

Washington Ferry With Hundreds Aboard Loses Power

A Washington state ferry lost power on the ferry system's busiest route Tuesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in the Puget Sound until the vessel could be towed to the dock.

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Silicon Alley Insider

America's Foremost Anti-Tax Crusader Is Very Excited To Party At The Burning Man Festival

Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform and the most-prominent anti-tax crusader in the U.S., set the Twittersphere ablaze on Monday when he revealed his summer vacation plans: Nevada's Black Rock Desert.

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Related Topix: Travel, Burning Man, Arts

WKXW-FM Trenton

Disabled NJ Transit train cleared from tracks

A New Jersey Transit commuter train was removed Tuesday after becoming disabled just outside the Hudson River tunnel in New York City and delaying trains for commuters throughout the Northeast.

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Environmental Leader

US Utilities Offer EV Tariffs to Increase Customer Engagement

Twenty-five electric utilities across 14 states - including eight of the 15 largest - are now offering electric vehicles rates and tariffs as part of an effort to engage the growing number of customers who drive electric vehicles , according to a study by Northeast Group .

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The Las Vegas Sun

KATS: Tara Palsha, SLS and Monorail, - MDQ'

Principal dancer Tara Palsha reacts to a pending kiss by a Wayne Newton character played by Josh Strickland while performing with the cast during her final night in "Vegas! The Show" on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Planet Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Wayne Newton, Downtown (New York, NY), North America Travel, Las Vegas, NV, Travel, Las Vegas Travel, Chanson

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

California governor sets more talks on migrants

Back-dropped by a mural by Mexican painter David Alfaro Siqueiros, California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a press conference with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne, not seen, at the Soumaya museum in Mexico City, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Prison, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel

The News Tribune

New York to push Congress on response to oil train fires

The proposal, which will be presented Tuesday at the National Association of State Fire Marshals conference in St. Petersburg, Fla., would also collect a penny per gallon of oil shipped by rail.

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Related Topix: Fire, Travel

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