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1 hr ago | The Newberg Graphic

Want to share that ride? Not so fast, city says - Thursday, 21 August 2014 01:00

Mobile ride-hailing applications such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are getting rave reviews from users in cities across the globe.


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5 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Wedding, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Long-Island-City, NY, D3Publisher, Ben, Monkey Bar Games, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Montauk, NY

Business Times

Case of shrinking US mansion roils brokers

After visiting more than 80 properties in the Los Angeles area with an agent from Coldwell Banker, Mr Horiike paid US$12.25 million in cash for a four-bedroom, six-bath Tuscan-style mansion with a swimming pool, spa and guest house on 2.1 hectares overlooking the Pacific Ocean.


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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.


Related Topix: Kissimmee, FL, Orange County, FL, North America Travel, Travel, Orlando Travel, Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL

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.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Charleston, SC, University of Chicago, Chicago Travel

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Travel


News Guide: Primary election highlights

Dan Sullivan, candidate for the Reublican nomination for election to the U.S. Senate, leaves the voting booth after marking his ballot in Alaska's primary election in Anchorage, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Travel, Anchorage, AK, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis

Hospitality Net

Hotel Granduca Announces Partnership with Stash Hotel Rewards

August 20, 2014 - Hotel Granduca , a five-star luxury hotel located in the heart of Houston's Uptown-Galleria neighborhood, announced today that it has partnered with Stash Hotel Rewards , the nation's largest points-based rewards program for independent hotels.


Related Topix: Travel, Texas

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.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Pizza, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

Customer Interaction Solutions

SIGGRAPH 2014 Highlights from Vancouver

SIGGRAPH 2014 returned to Vancouver, Canada, for its 41st conference and exhibition.


Related Topix: Travel, Anaheim, CA

The Times

Cowboy churches attracting more than just cowboys

Cowboy churches attracting more than just cowboys Cowboy church pastors say most of the people in their congregations aren't cowboys.


Related Topix: Blanchard, LA, Greenwood, LA, Haughton, LA, Travel

Fox News

Best seafood shacks in US

There is something charming about the simplicity of dining at a down-and-dirty dockside shack.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Travel, Noank, CT


Les Guthriea s granddaughter to bike cross-country in honor of Redondo Beach patriarch

Nicole Santiago-Mazza of Long Beach, the granddaughter of Les Guthrie, pioneer developer of Redondo Beach's King Harbor, will bike cross country in honor of her grandfather.


Related Topix: Redondo Beach, CA, Long Beach, CA, Travel

Mon Aug 18, 2014

DNA India

8-year-old girl dies after 550-foot fall at US' Yellowstone National Park

An 8-year-old girl plunged some 550 feet to her death at United States' Yellowstone National Park on Sunday after stepping off a trail overlooking a 1,200-foot canyon and losing her footing, a park official said on Monday.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Travel, Poway, CA


U.S. airstrikes critical in Mosul Dam capture

U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces take control of Mosul Dam on Monday, fighting back ISIS militants who had seized the dam, President Obama told reporters.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, Natural Disasters, Flood


Tempe lands in top 5 of best US college towns

Position: Senior News Reporter. Started with KTAR July 4, 1999. Favorite food: Steak and shrimp, and any food on campouts.


Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Travel, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ, Sundance Film Festival, Western, Drama Movies, True Grit, Adventure, Celebrities, John Wayne

Fox News

Why children's diseases move south to north across US

Newly discovered patterns in old outbreaks of childhood diseases, such as diphtheria and scarlet fever, could help modern disease fighters.


Related Topix: Travel, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Bye, Bye Cupcake, the Eclair has Won Us Over

We've got some crummy news and we won't sugar coat it: cupcakes are over. Don't fret; you'll still be able to find them at many of your favorite bakeries across the city.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Travel

New York Daily News

From prima signora to prima donna? Hillary Clinton's contractual...

The Las Vegas Review-Journal obtained a copy of the former Secretary of State's standard speaking contract, as well as supporting emails, related to her agreement to be the keynote speaker at the UNLV Foundation dinner in October.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas Travel, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Gulfstream 450, Gulfstream Aircraft, Entertainment, Drama, Television, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Bill Clinton, History in the News