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Group trekking through Grand Canyon will need permit

FLAGSTAFF — Officials say groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit.

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Feds propose ban on rope-swinging from Utah arches

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal officials have proposed a two-year ban on rope-swinging from iconic Utah arches and other high-flying activities at two popular landmarks that have led to deaths and injuries witnessed by visitors flocking to the sites for peaceful reflection.

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For 'Burners,' a not-so-hot time at Walmart

For 'Burners,' a not-so-hot time at Walmart

RENO, Nev. — Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of freethinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It’s a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics.

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Volcanic eruption raises aviation alert over Iceland

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe’s largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.

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Appomattox wrestles with how to give itself a future

This modest and welcoming community is gripped with an identity crisis.

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Are you a 'Work Martyr?'

Forty percent of all Americans don't take all of their vacation.

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Let neurons roam free in final weeks of summer

Let neurons roam free in final weeks of summer

1 in 5  say they never fully relax on vacation. This cannot stand.

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Travel solutions: Prying a refund out of Airbnb proves difficult

Q: Late last year, my wife and I rented an apartment in Paris for next September through Airbnb. The total cost for this rental was $3,692 and was charged to my credit card, which I paid. It included a cleaning fee of $41 and an Airbnb service fee of $209.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for May 16

Dear Carolyn: I have no bond with my mother, and never have, including as an infant. She is self-centered, probably has Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and makes herself look good by spinning partial truths to make other people look bad. Her usual target over the years has been me (yes, t…

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Old, new and toy trains for National Train Day

Old, new and toy trains for National Train Day

An illustration of old time railroads is shown in an undated photo. (AP Photo)

May 08, 2014 3:29 pm
Mickey Rooney with Dr. Ruth

Mickey Rooney with Dr. Ruth

In this Sunday, Jan. 17, 1993 file photo, actor Mickey Rooney, right, leans in to talk to Dr. Ruth Westheimer, center, as they wait with New York City Major David Dinkins, second from left, at Penn Station New York, headed for Washington aboard a special train to attend festivities surrounde…

April 06, 2014 10:44 pm
Holiday travel down in Arizona, across U.S.

Holiday travel down in Arizona, across U.S.

The number of Thanksgiving travelers will be essentially flat this year, but the roads and skies will still be plenty stuffed, according to AAA’s annual travel forecast.

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Westin La Paloma finishes top-down 'rejuvenation'

Westin La Paloma finishes top-down 'rejuvenation'

One of Tucson’s iconic resorts has officially completed a $35 million makeover, from the greens of its golf course to the pillows in its guest rooms.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for Sept. 6

A longtime friend of mine is getting married. We have been friends since we were children, but we are not as close now as we were back then.We went to different colleges, but one year went on vacation together. She invited some of her college friends. One night, one of her friends sexually a…

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More Arizonans to travel this Labor Day weekend

More Arizonans plan to travel over the coming Labor Day weekend compared with last year, thanks in part to an improved housing market, AAA Arizona says.

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Travel Solutions: Get a rental agreement, but don't sign or pay until you've read it

Q: I recently paid a $2,060 deposit to rent a home in Aruba through VRBO. Before I was sent a copy of the lease, I realized that the rental didn't have enough room for our party of 10, and I notified the owner that I wanted to cancel.

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A look at Ford automobiles in history

A look at Ford automobiles in history

Most famous of the Ford racers, built by Henry Ford, the "999" at the sports car show in Detroit Mich., March 7, 1963. It was in the 999 named for a record setting New York Centralbtrain, that driver Barney Oldfield Won His early reputation as a racer. (AP Photo)

July 29, 2013 1:48 pm
A look at Ford automobiles in history

A look at Ford automobiles in history

Mrs. Mildred C. Reniff of Ashfield, Mass, waves good-bye as she starts a test flight in her vintage 1914 Model T. Ford, August 4, 1944. Mrs. Reniff heeded advice of Federal Agencies to make cars last as long as possible and had it put in tip top shape. Tank on running Board mixes Carbide and…

July 29, 2013 1:48 pm
A look at Ford automobiles in history

A look at Ford automobiles in history

Charlotte Mosier looks over the Ford Racer, January 18, 1932 which was built by Henry Ford in 1910 and which he used in many races. It was later used by Barney Oldfield famous race driver. (AP Photo)

July 29, 2013 1:48 pm
Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart, the Trans-Atlantic flyer, and her Stepson, Dave Putman, photographed on the beach on July 9, 1932, at Los Angeles, California, a short time after their arrival there by plane recently from New York. Miss Earhart's husband accompanied them on the flight. (AP Photo)

July 24, 2013 2:16 pm

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