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QuikTrip breaks ground on first travel center in Muskogee

QuikTrip breaks ground on first travel center in Muskogee
QuikTrip breaks ground on first travel center in Muskogee. The store on 6.73 acres will be one of the largest travel stops in the nation. Story · Comments (2). Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size …
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Travel + Leisure calls NC city the quirkiest US town
The magazine celebrates Asheville's "old and new charms," noting its craft beer industry and dining scene, as well as the city's off-the-beaten path culinary experiences. That includes the No Taste Like Home tour led by Ashevillian Alan Muskat …
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New Orleans Saints travel to Atlanta in Week 1: 7 Travel Points
Beginning life as a railroad stop in the 1830s, Atlanta is now the capital and the largest city in the state of Georgia. An eclectic blend of languorous Old South charm and frenetic urban life, Atlanta was the site of the 1996 Olympics as well as the …
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Labor Day travel brings needed tourism boost
This Labor Day Weekend, 40 percent of Americans are traveling. Many Pikes Peak region destinations are saying increased travel is helping them bounce back after back-to-back tough tourism seasons. "We had the Waldo Canyon Fire and then floods last …
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Friendship Force of Olympia Welcomes Travel Expert Rick Steves
Rick Steves believes that thoughtful travel expands our world view and shapes how we address the challenges confronting our nation. Rick shares how his social activism has grown naturally out of his travel experiences. He's fresh back from travels and …
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Five Essential Travel Tips For Small Business Owners
If you're a small business owner, there's not really the option of closing the office when traveling on business. I know this firsthand. As a speaker and trainer on productivity and attention management, I'm on the road a lot. Here are the tools and …
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Crime and travel down this Labor Day weekend
MONROE, La (KNOE 8 NEWS) – Despite traffic on the roadway, Louisiana State Police said it's been rather slow. Troopers said that over the weekend, checkpoints were set up to make sure people were driving safely. The checkpoints netted two DWI's each …
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Airports, roads brace for busy travel weekend

Airports, roads brace for busy travel weekend
CONSUMER EXPERT AMY DAVIS TELLS US WHAT YOU WILL BE UP AGAINST ON THE ROADS AND WHEN YOU TRAVEL. AMY? Reporter: BILL, DOMINIQUE, RIGHT NOW THE SOUTHWEST FREEWAY LOOKS BETTER THAN IT DOES ON MOST …
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This week's best travel deals
Seven Downtown Disney hotels in the Orlando resort area are offering special rates for travel through Oct. 31. The Make Some Memories rates range from $ 69 to $ 99 a night. For example, Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort starts at $ 69 a night (normally …
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AAA expects travel to increase over Labor Day Weekend

AAA expects travel to increase over Labor Day Weekend
According to AAA's national annual Labor Day holiday survey, the New England region is expected to slightly outpace the national travel projects. Total travel from New England is expected to increase 1.6% over last year, compared to the 1.3% national …
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Your Most Insane Travel Stories
Labor Day weekend not only marks the unofficial end of white leisure suit season, it's also one of the biggest travel days of the year. And since a lot of us are going to be on the road, or in the sky, or on a train, or sailing the open seas on a rowdy …
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AAA: Holiday travel expected to be up this year
The auto club AAA is predicting nearly 1.5 million Ohioans will be traveling at least 50 miles from home over the Labor Day holiday, which is a bump of about half a percent from last year. Experts are crediting increased consumer spending for the trend.
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The Travel Guy: Ride the Amtrak Downeaster along Maine's coast

The Travel Guy: Ride the Amtrak Downeaster along Maine's coast
Just book three days in advance and reference travel code “V489” to take advantage. The Amtrak Downeaster makes it simple to reach such destinations as L.L. Bean, the University of New Hampshire and Portland's Old Port district. The scenic route swings …
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As a Traveler, Just Be Nice to People
Paul Haswell is a Hong Kong-based technology and telecommunications lawyer at Pinsent Masons LLP who moonlights as a hip-hop DJ at Hong Kong's RTHK radio. The U.K. native spoke to the Journal about racking up a million air miles, traveling as a …
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Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds
The concern involves organ quality because increased travel time significantly increases the time the liver is in a cooled state outside the body (called "cold ischemia time"). In this study, researchers looked at more than 1,200 livers removed from …
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The 2014 Travel Essentials Guide

The 2014 Travel Essentials Guide
What exactly is a travel essential? Is it the practical stuff—the lightweight yet roomy carry-on? The chic-but-sturdy slip-ons that you can wear anywhere from Paris to Peru? Or is it the accessory—the shiny gold cuff, the bold-red lipstick—that can …
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Be ready for travel headaches around Labor Day — and beyond
As airlines have merged and consolidated routes, the era of heady competition in air travel has faded. Still, a few small startup airlines have begun emerging again, among them La Compagnie, a discount all-business-class airline that began flying a …
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10 Tiny Travel Accessories Fit for Your Keychain

10 Tiny Travel Accessories Fit for Your Keychain
With so many travel-friendly items that can ride along with your keys, customizing your ring for each trip can be the highlight of your travel-prep routine. Bauble-sized items spanning the spectrum from speakers to sunscreen mean it's easy to grab and …
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Labor Day Weekend Travel Expectations
During the extended Labor Day weekend, which begins Thursday, Aug. 28 and ends Monday, Sept. 1, AAA expects 34.7 million Americans to travel. This is a 1.3 percent increase from 2013. Out of those travelers, 29.7 million are expected to drive, 2.65 …
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4 Critical Health And Travel Apps That Don't Exist (Yet)

4 Critical Health And Travel Apps That Don't Exist (Yet)
We tend not to worry about our own health and wellness, but when we realize that health and travel issues can impact someone we love, we're much more interested in the conversation. Forget “it can happen to you” – it can happen to someone you care …
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Travel: Rock Hall highlights music and artists through the generations
CLEVELAND | Rock and roll's most formidable stories and its greatest influences of all time can be found in one spot. Just a mere 340 miles from Chicago is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. The Hall of Fame experience includes …
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Travel: Jelly Belly tour
The Jelly Belly Express makes its way through the warehouse during a tour at the Jelly Belly Visitors Center in Pleasant Prairie. Along the way, monitors show visitors information on the bean-making process. (2) More Photos …
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Travel briefs: Talking statues, hitchhiking robot, drone ban in national parks

Travel briefs: Talking statues, hitchhiking robot, drone ban in national parks
Travel briefs: Talking statues, hitchhiking robot, drone ban in national parks. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:01 am. Travel briefs: Talking …
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Five-minute guide to: Protecting your travel insurance
While travel experts now urge people not to panic, they are also reminding travellers to plan for the possible disruption and check with their airline that their flight has not been cancelled. Holidaymakers are also advised to ensure their travel …
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Travel for Free by House-Sitting Your Way Around The World. We've Got the Scoop
You've heard about pet–sitting, but what about house-sitting to save money while traveling? Dalene and Peter Heck are one Canadian couple who did just that: five years ago, they sold everything for the sake of travel, and started a website, Hecktic …
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World's worst cities for travel … now and later

World's worst cities for travel … now and later
From choking pollution and daylong traffic jams to cheek-to-jowl crowds and ear-splitting noise levels, CNBC takes a look at the woes plaguing some of the world's top travel destinations with populations of more than 1 million people—and why some of …
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Share Your Adventure Travel Video with the World!
The contest is open to any organization or business — destinations, tour operators, conservation groups, gear companies — that has produced a travel film in the last year. Videos four minutes or less in length are eligible. The deadline for entry is …
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