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  1. A look at the pro-Hillary super-PAC outspending the restRead the original story

    6 min ago | Bloomberg

    Hillary Clinton's friendly super-PAC is spending roughly $23,000 a day - nearly as much as it's bringing in - as it builds a database of supporters and donors for a possible 2016 Democratic presidential bid. Viewed another way: Getting Ready for Hillary costs her supporters about $2 million per quarter, covering expenses for everything from political consultants to voter databases to Des Moines hotel rooms, according to disclosure reports released October 15. "Rather than building up a large bankroll, we have sought to invest in engaging our supporters and building our list for the day that Hillary's decision comes," said Seth Bringman, the super-PAC's spokesman.

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  2. Spending has diminishing returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    One of my favorite modern historians, the late Rufus Fears at the University of Oklahoma, was fond of saying that "ideas make history."

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  3. Where do consumers want to go? Top 20 Destinations for Third QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Hospitality Net

    There's been some notable movement beyond the top destinations in terms of where consumers want to travel this quarter. According to nSight consumer travel intent data, the #1 U.S. destination continues to be New York, followed by Los Angeles and Orlando.

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  4. H.I.G. Capital Portfolio Company Onyx Payments Acquires Net Trans...Read the original story

    41 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    H.I.G. Capital , a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $17 billion of equity capital under management,* announced that its portfolio company, Onyx Payments , the largest payment processor for hotels and travel distributors, has acquired Norway-based Net Trans Services and Spain-based Worldwide Payment Systems . Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Onyx acts as a global clearinghouse for hotel commissions, processing transactions in over 200 countries and 29 currencies.

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  5. Survey: Americans Are Split on Banning Flights From Ebola-Stricken RegionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Skift

    Americans are split about the need to ban travel and flights from the Ebola-affected countries in Africa, but the media and our politicians will continue to use misleading headlines and interpretations, even when stats actually say otherwise. The Ebola-induced panic disease in America is in full bloom these days, if you have been watching the mainstream media .

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  6. AAA: Consumers paying lowest gas prices in two yearsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    TAMPA, Fla. - U.S. oil production has soared to its highest level since 1985, placing downward pressure on oil and gasoline prices.

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  7. Internet of Things Startup @Relayr_Cloud Gets Funding | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WebSphere Journal

    The startup had previously raised a a 250,000 friend and family round, and had been on track to close a a 500,000 seed earlier this year - but received a higher funding offer from a different set of investors, which is the $2.3M round it's reporting." Cisco recently hosted a crowdsourced community for its IoT Innovation Grand Challenge and received more than 800 entries from 71 countries for a chance to win $250,000 in prizes.

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  8. Ohioans in Congress cross U.S. to back party candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    For three Ohioans in Congress, this month has been at least partly made of frequent-flier miles, rental cars and hotel rooms. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown and House Speaker John Boehner have spent a good chunk of the month on the road, with Portman and Boehner campaigning for Republicans, and Brown for Democrats.

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  9. New England raking in millions from leaf peepersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They're not just gazing at foliage - they're looking at cold, hard cash.

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  10. Jena Malone lands Batman v Superman roleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Jena Malone is set to star in 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' in a ''mystery role'', with rumours suggesting she could be in line to play a female version of Batman's sidekick Robin.

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  11. For GOP's Scalise, being No. 3 boosts popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    This Aug. 21, 2014, file photo shows Republican House Majority Whip U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., talking with elections officials as he signs up to run for re-election in Baton Rouge, La. The Louisiana conservative, elected six years ago, is already a powerful member of the House leadership, No.

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  12. BWW Reviews: Amazing Grace's World Premiere in Chicago: Sweet...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Can a new musical be "pre-Broadway" without having a New York theater booked, or without even announcing a timetable for said booking? How about a musical largely penned by a previously unknown writer, one who worked as a Pennsylvania policeman, and never formally studied music composition? Well, AMAZING GRACE is that show, and this expensive-looking, high-aiming show that's been in development since 2007, with book, music and lyrics by Christopher Smith opened on Sunday night. It had New York actors onstage, an A-list New York design team in the wings, and an enthusiastic audience at a theater named Shubert.

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  13. Town Square | Contemporary mansion on James River to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    An estate that includes 98 acres of historic land as well as an 11,298-square-foot contemporary mansion in Virginia is going on the auction block Friday. The property on Flowerdew Hundred Road in North Prince George has 650 feet of James River frontage and is part of the original farm known as Flowerdew Hundred , which King James gave as a land grant in 1619 to the governor of Virginia.

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  14. Indian schools face decayed buildings, povertyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are among the nation's lowest performing.

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  15. On the road to find the world's funniest personRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    This undated photo provided by The Laugh Factory shows Israeli comedian Lioz Shem Tov. A visual comedian, Tov frequently uses a range of props to work comically bad magic tricks into his act, which he can perform in either Hebrew or English.

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  16. GBTA America Latina Conference in Argentina Sets Attendance RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    The Global Business Travel Association - Latin America region in conjunction with GBTA's Argentina Chapter, recently hosted its third annual successful GBTA Conference Latin America - held this year at the Buenos Aires Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center on October 6-8. A record-setting 403 travel professionals from 11 Latin American countries and the United States of America attended this event.

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  17. Still back on, then? Newly-reconciled Kelly Brook and David...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Kelly Brook and David McIntosh are said to have recently rekindled their romance after spectacularly breaking off their engagement in September. And now it seems things are definitely still on for the on/off pair as they were seen shopping Los Angeles together on Sunday.

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  18. Starpoint Resort Group Highlights 5 Incredible Clubs in Las Vegas to Visit this OctoberRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    This fall, Starpoint Resort Group encourages nightlife lovers to attend any one of these top clubs for an evening out on the town. There are dozens of clubs to choose from for a night out when visiting Las Vegas.

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  19. Does our academic schedule compare poorly to other schools?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Student Life

    Today, we are back in school after our three-day fall break has quickly come and gone. With that in mind, perhaps today is the ideal day to reexamine Washington University's fall academic calendar, an anomaly in the field of most private universities with only two one-day breaks , a traditional Thanksgiving break and then a three-day reading week and five days of exams.

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  20. A Resort Spa Experience Like No OtherRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    "Pamper, Nourish, Thrive, Relax" is the Heartland Resort & Spa's mantra, and it's easy to embody it once you arrive on the grounds, situated on a former 32-acre dairy farm in the pastoral and wooded Illinois countryside. Well, The Heartland Spa and Fitness Resort totally had me at: "We provide you with a t-shirt, shorts, sweat pants and sweatshirt.

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