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  1. Airlines plan to expand Cuba flights as restrictions easeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Wichita Eagle

    As the Obama administration eases travel restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba, domestic airlines are gearing up to offer more direct flights to the island. Regular commercial air travel to Cuba has been heavily restricted since 1963.

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  2. In Miami, worries about Cuba include grains of sandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Concerns over the tourism threat Cuba poses to Miami have reached the granular level: Who will have the better sand? In pitching his new $40 million plan to combat beach erosion, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Tuesday pledged to find replacement sand white enough to hold its own against Cuba's famously gleaming coast. "It has some of the best beaches, and most beautiful beaches, in the world," Gimenez said of Cuba, where he lived until age 7. "We have to face that."

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  3. 2 Florida ferries get OK for service to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    At least two companies have received U.S. government approval to operate ferries between Florida and Cuba, their executives confirmed Tuesday. The ferry services would be the first approved to the communist-led island since Washington imposed its embargo more than 50 years ago.

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  4. Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch dies at age 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Sept. 9, 1995, file photo, Jean Nidetch, center, founder of Weight Watchers International, reacts with a group of workers from the Jean Nidetch Women's Center during a Jobs Fair on the campus of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in Las Vegas.

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  5. Black Violin blends hip hop beats with classical soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wil Baptiste didn't learn the real story behind the "mistake" that sealed his fate until a few years ago. For years, he'd been retelling the events of his youth as he understood them: He wanted to play the saxophone, but he got put in the wrong class.

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  6. Martinez's goal in 2nd half lifts Venezuela past PeruRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Josef Martinez scored in the 60th minute to give Venezuela a 1-0 victory over Peru in an exhibition Tuesday night. Martinez, a striker with Italian Serie A club Torino, took a pass from Salomon Rondon, dribbled toward the right side of the Peru penalty area and sent a low shot that eluded Peru goalkeeper Pedro Gallese and rolled inside the far post.

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  7. US job market faces hurdles even with 5.5 pct. unemploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Unemployment in the U.S. has dropped to a seven-year low of 5.5 percent - a level normally considered the mark of a healthy job market. Yet that number isn't as encouraging as it might sound.

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  8. 5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A South Florida man is using a medical necessity defense in a trial on charges of illegally growing dozens of marijuana plants on his property. Opening statements are expected Tuesday in the case of 50-year-old Jesse Teplicki of Hollywood.

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  9. Arab civil rights group says Delta mistreated Muslim familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee is asking Delta Airlines to take action after an employee threatened to remove a Muslim family from a Detroit-bound flight when another passenger harassed the mother over her head-covering. The Washington-based civil rights group says the Arab-American family was aboard the plane Monday preparing to leave Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for Detroit when a passenger berated the hijab-clad woman and her four children, saying, "This is America."

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