Archive for October, 2017

PostHeaderIcon Interim Police Chief cancels officers’ scheduled vacation until Seminole Heights killer is caught – ABC Action News


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Interim Police Chief cancels officers' scheduled vacation until Seminole Heights killer is caught
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TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa's Interim Police Chief is devoting as many officers as possible to patrol the Southeast Seminole Heights community as well as the entire city. Chief Brian Dugan said they have cancelled any vacation scheduled for his commanders ...

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PostHeaderIcon Baker to vacation in California until Monday – The Boston Globe


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Baker to vacation in California until Monday
The Boston Globe
Advertisement. Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito will become the state's acting governor Wednesday morning after Charlie Baker leaves for several days in California, aides said Tuesday afternoon. Baker will return Monday after “spending time with his ...

PostHeaderIcon Number of Americans Planning a Vacation Just Hit a Record High – Bloomberg


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Number of Americans Planning a Vacation Just Hit a Record High
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As U.S. consumer confidence rises to the highest in almost 17 years, a lot of people are deciding it's time to take a breather from work. A record number of Americans are planning a vacation within the next six months, according to the most recent data ...

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PostHeaderIcon Commentary: Hotels want Florida to be like Communist China – Naples Daily News


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Commentary: Hotels want Florida to be like Communist China
Naples Daily News
A recent guest commentary in the Naples Daily News by Carol Dover of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) presents an alarmist, inaccurate and unfair portrait of short-term vacation rentals that fails to acknowledge their important ...

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PostHeaderIcon Disney Cruise Line worker accused of embezzling, taking pricey … – Orlando Sentinel


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PostHeaderIcon NEW: Florida cities rank among the best warm vacation destinations in the country – Palm Beach Post


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NEW: Florida cities rank among the best warm vacation destinations in the country
Palm Beach Post
WalletHub looked at 60 of the largest metro areas in the United States and compared them on 32 key factors including flight data, weather predictions and vacation cost. >> Florida cities rank among best places to retire in the country. Orlando ranked No.

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PostHeaderIcon Ouch! Eva Longoria Breaks Her Foot on Vacation – Extra (blog)


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Ouch! Eva Longoria Breaks Her Foot on Vacation
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The Blast reports that doctors were able to set the bone and allow it to heal properly, but Longoria aggravated the tendons around the broken bone while working behind the camera on two episodes of “The Mick” and “LA>Vegas.” Eva is now sporting a ...

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PostHeaderIcon MATA expands trolley tests in Downtown Memphis – WMC Action News 5


MATA expands trolley tests in Downtown Memphis
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MATA is expanding the trials for the new "vintage" trolleys that run on the train tracks. The trolleys will run a route along Main Street between the Trolley Barn and Central Station. They will not be accepting passengers. MATA said the trolleys may ...

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PostHeaderIcon Confident Americans rushing to book vacations – CNNMoney


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Confident Americans rushing to book vacations
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The percentage of Americans plotting vacations spiked by more than 11 percentage points to 63.5%. To put that in context, in April 2009 just one-third of consumers said they planned to take a vacation. That was during the Great Recession and the U.S. ...
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PostHeaderIcon PHOTOS: A Tranquil Ferry Between Indonesian Islands – NPR


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PHOTOS: A Tranquil Ferry Between Indonesian Islands
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Between the islands, with little to no cellphone reception, people put aside their regular lives and spend the ride at ease, dozing or gazing into the deep blue water of the Bali Sea. Conversation is minimal. Enlarge this image. The island of Lombok ...

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