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Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorldThe mother was already pregnant when SeaWorld announced in March 2016 it had stopped breeding its orcas
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation

Delta leads airline pack in on-time arrival figures
Virgin America, which is now owned by the parent of Alaska Airlines, finished last

Delta leads airline pack in on-time arrival figuresVirgin America, which is now owned by the parent of Alaska Airlines, finished last
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Travel

Pandora, Guardians of Galaxy part of big Disney summer

Pandora, Guardians of Galaxy part of big summer for Disney parksDisney theme parks are opening major new attractions based on two movies May 27 in Florida and California
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Travel

Quiet rooms for autistic children opening at airports

Quiet rooms for autistic children popping up at airportsSpecial rooms can be found at airports in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Atlanta
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

Delta OKs offers nearly $10K to those who give up seats

Delta OKs offers nearly $10K to those who give up seatsThe new policies come in the wake of a controversy that enveloped rival United this week
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  • 2 weeks ago
Travel

American Revolution Museum to open in Philadelphia

American Revolution Museum to open in PhiladelphiaThe museum that tells the dramatic story of the founding of the United States opens April 19.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Airlines often oversell flights, end up bumping people

Airlines often oversell flights, end up bumping passengersAirlines are allowed to oversell flights, and they frequently do, because they assume that some passengers won’t show up
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

Delta cancels 275 more flights days after ATL storm

Delta cancels 275 more flights days after ATL stormDelta said in a statement on its website that it canceled about 275 flights Saturday on top of an earlier 3,000 flights
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  • 3 weeks ago
Business

Alaska Airlines adding daily Detroit-Portland flights

Alaska Airlines adding daily Detroit-Portland flightsAlaska Airlines soon will offer daily, nonstop service from Portland to Detroit year-round
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Bikepacking adds a dose of fun to backpacking

Bikepacking adds a dose of fun to backpackingIt is a bit like bike touring, but is usually done in the dirt and more lightweight
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Aeromexico to fly daily to Mexico City, Monterrey

Aeromexico to fly daily to Mexico City, MonterreyDetroit Metro Airport gains two nonstop flights to Mexico
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Travel

Buenos Aires essentials: Evita, tango, pope’s hometown

Buenos Aires essentials: Evita, tango and pope’s hometownThe city has a legendary nightlife and restaurant scene, and you’ll get a buzz from the culture that invented the tango
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  • 4 weeks ago
Michigan

Meijer Gardens plans new attractions

Meijer Gardens plans new attractions, $115M in fundraisingFrederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is planning a new welcome center, rooftop sculpture garden and picnic pavilion
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  • 1 month ago
Nation

Airlines expect 4% rise in passengers this spring

Airlines expect 4% rise in passengers this springAirlines for America forecast Monday that a record 145 million U.S. passengers will fly between March 1 and April 30
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Travel

Finding magic in Florida

From Orlando to Sanibel Island, finding magic in the Florida kingdomMy trip pitted real-life nature against the false reality of Disney for three children
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Travel

Pittsburgh: Warhol, August Wilson, best cake in America

Pittsburgh: Warhol, August Wilson and best cake in AmericaCarnegie is pronounced Car-NAY-gie and you get fries ON your sandwich at Primanti’s there
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Travel

Sleeping Bear much more than dunes in winter

Sleeping Bear much more than dunes in winterNational Lakeshore hiking trails offer beauty, exercise, history, silence
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Photos: A sampling of winter in Michigan’s U.P.

Photos: A sampling of winter in Michigan’s Upper PeninsulaPhotographer Bryan Mitchell recently spent a week wandering around to some of his favorite places in the Upper Peninsula
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Winter is beautiful in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Winter is beautiful in Michigan’s Upper PeninsulaWinter is beautiful in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Music

Elvis Presley’s Graceland opens a $45 million complex

Elvis Presley’s Graceland opens a $45 million complexIt’s part of a $140 million expansion, which also includes a $90 million, 450-room hotel that opened last year.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Travel

Some historic civil rights sites at risk of being lost

Some historic civil rights sites at risk of being lostSites linked to the nation’s struggle for racial equality are overlooked, neglected and absent from travel guides
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Travel

What to look for when you’re booking a photo safari

What to look for when you’re booking a photo safariPhoto tours move at a slower pace and every person has a chance to get that cover photo for his or her album
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Travel

Places that inspired scenes in Oscar-nominated films

Real places that inspired scenes in Oscar-nominated filmsPart of ‘Moonlight’ were shot in Jimmy’s Eastside Diner in Miami, ‘La La Land’ had the Hermosa Beach Pier in Los Angeles
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Wayne County

Growth motivates new Detroit Metro Airport CEO

Growth motivates new Detroit Metro Airport CEOJoseph Nardone inherits facility that served 34.4 million passengers in 2016, a million more than the year before
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Travel

Disney’s Iger announces ’19 opening for Star Wars lands

Disney’s Iger announces ’19 opening for Star Wars landsThe 14-acre attractions were announced in 2015 and are under construction at the parks
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Business

Detroit Metro passenger traffic up 2nd straight year

Detroit Metro passenger traffic up 2nd straight yearMetro had 34.4 million passengers come through its gates in 2016
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Travel

In the wake of Viking explorers, North Atlantic cruise

In the wake of Viking explorers, North Atlantic cruiseVacation cruise stops include Bergen, Norway; Lerwick, Scotland; Reykjavik, Iceland; and Montreal, Quebec
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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