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Archive: July 15, 2007 - July 21, 2007

"Bye, Bye, Plane" . . . Then Bye, Bye, Baby

My eyes always light up when I see a news story involving people behaving badly on an airplane. But even this story has me bewildered. Last week, the Associated Press reported that a mother and her 19-month-old son were flying from Atlanta to Oklahoma in June on a Continental Express...

By John Deiner | July 20, 2007; 10:05 AM ET | Comments (0)

When Morons Go on Vacation

Just got back from a couple of weeks in Ocean City, Md. Had fun, but came home annoyed and sad about the behavior of a small minority of fellow vacationers. Here are just a few of the sights I witnessed: *A grown man of about 40 stomping on baby frogs...

By Carol Sottili | July 19, 2007; 3:50 PM ET | Comments (18)

Hurricane Season: Too Risky for Caribbean Travel?

This year should bring a more stormy hurricane season to the Caribbean than 2006, by the account of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). In all, we should expect 13 to 17 named storms, seven to 10 hurricanes and three to five major hurricanes, NOAA said in its annual...

By Gary Lee | July 19, 2007; 10:54 AM ET | Comments (0)

Mad Enough to Sue?

Has the cavalier attitude of an airline that's messed up days of your life made you angry enough to want to sue? Jane Waun of Michigan has maybe paved the way: In a very unusual case, she's just won $1,350 in a small claims court against Spirit Airlines. Last summer...

By Cindy Loose | July 18, 2007; 10:58 AM ET | Comments (0)

Hot Summer in the City

To get to the Jersey Shore from Washington this weekend I took a 2 a.m. bus to New York's Chinatown, which was filled almost to capacity, and then walked from Forsyth and Division streets up to Port Authority, where I planned to catch an 8:30 a.m. bus to the shore....

By Anne McDonough | July 16, 2007; 10:08 AM ET | Comments (1)

 

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