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Letters: Lost in Jerusalem

Sunday Review » Opinion: Hysteria and the Teenage Girl Teenage girls, it seems, are more likely to exhibit extreme and bizarre psychological symptoms than boys.

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2012 NYC & Company Travel Guides are Available at TIFS – e

Includes Official Travel Planner 2012, Official Visitors Guide 2012, Official Visitors Map 2012, Official Meeting Event Planner, and This is Culture NYC Company, New York City’s marketing, tourism and partnership organization, now have the 2012 brochures for travel trade available to order from TIFS.  The brochures include product from over 1800 members throughout New York […]

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Security warning: Crime at Dominican Republic airports

FrontierMEDEX, which issued the report, says gangs have followed vehicles from Las Americas International Airport and Cibao International in recent months to rob travelers. The security company says there were “multiple incidents” of theft at Las Americas last year. The thefts included perimeter fencing, items sold by airlines to passengers and items in passengers’ checked […]

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Q&A With Ross Halfin, Celebrity Photographer

Below are excerpts from a conversation about where, and how, to capture the best views in the world, with or without a camera.   Q. How do you take a good picture from a plane? A. Make sure you’re ahead of the wing. And always figure out on which side of the plane the sun is […]

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Show overflows with wedding ideas

GODFREY – Prospective brides, and at least one groom, wandered the Commons at Lewis and Clark Community College Sunday, looking for ideas and services for their weddings. Bridal Show 2012, sponsored by The Telegraph in conjunction with the college, had 49 vendors on hand Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Amanda Carlisle, 23, of […]

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Trenton’s city owned Marriott losing money

The top story on the front page of today’s Times of Trenton in Trenton, N.J., says, “Marriott’s losses weigh heavy in Trenton.” The article tells us about the city of Trenton’s ownership of the only full-service hotel in town in a down economy, when it’s hard to fill enough rooms to pay bills and avoid […]

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Officials: Up to 10 months to remove capsized cruise ship

Officials called off both the start of operations to remove of 500,000 gallons of fuel and the search for people still missing after determining the Costa Concordia had moved four centimeters (an inch and a half) over six hours, coupled with waves of more than one meter (three feet). A 17th body, identified as Peruvian […]

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Surfacing: Milwaukee Gets Arty in the Third Ward

In Milwaukee, a city best known for its blue-collar roots, an artistic side is starting to emerge, particularly in an area known as the Third Ward. In the mid-19th century, the port city was known for its high volume of wheat trade before becoming a machine shop for the world. Immigrants — mostly Italian and […]

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Travel insurance: How to get the cheapest quotes and best cover

By This Is Money Last updated at 10:06 AM on 26th January 2012 Each year holidays are ruined by illness or robbery or even the sudden need to return home because someone else is ill. There’s no legal requirement for you to have insurance when you travel abroad but if you find yourself in a […]

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Ask Frank: Any ideas for a Sri Lankan cricket trip? I’m stumped!

By Frank Barrett, Mail on Sunday Travel Editor Last updated at 5:01 PM on 29th January 2012 Do you have a travel query that you can’t find the answer to? Or just need advice on a specific destination? The Mail on Sunday’s Frank Barrett probably has the answer… Perfect match: Global Sports Travel’s 19-day trip […]

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