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Spring’s go-to starter: Produce pickled to perfection

While there’s nothing wrong with good charcuterie, it’s tough to beat a plate of seasonal fruits and veggies picked at their peak and pickled to perfection. Especially when a white wine is within reach. Consider it spring and summer’s go-to … Continue reading

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Which airline has the rudest flight attendants?

What airline has the rudest cabin crews? Spirit Airlines, according to a new poll of frequent fliers.(Photo: Eliot J. Schechter for USA TODAY) Tags Traffic and transit Airline industry A new poll gauging 3,400 frequent fliers’ assessments of which airlines … Continue reading

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Four Seasons hotels soar with a new branded private jet

The Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will have its own branded private jet starting February.(Photo: Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts) Tags Arts and entertainment Travel and tourism The friendly skies haven’t been so friendly lately, but the Four Seasons Hotel … Continue reading

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Photos: New Princess Cruises ship takes to the water

Last SlideNext Slide Princess Cruises’ 3,560-passenger Regal Princess undergoes sea trials in the Adriatic Sea in April 2014.(Photo: Princess Cruises) Tags Royal Princess Princess Cruises Regal Princess What will Princess Cruises next ship look like under way? Our new photo … Continue reading

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Textron Eliminating 750 Cessna, Beechcraft Jobs

Just over a month after buying Beechcraft for $1.4 billion, Textron announced 750 job cuts at that company and at its Cessna division. The layoffs will occur over the next 60 days. Both aircraft makers are based in Wichita, Kan., … Continue reading

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First Lady Announces One-Stop Job Site for Vets

To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine. First lady Michelle Obama … Continue reading

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The 10 worst jobs for 2014

Who has the worst job? Hey, put your hand down—you don’t even know the criteria yet! CareerCast is out with their annual list of the 10 best and 10 worst jobs for 2014. They look at 200 of the most … Continue reading

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World’s busiest airport tries incentives to draw flghts

The control tower stands in the background as a passenger paces while on the phone outside the international terminal at Atlanta’s airport on April 26, 2013.(Photo: David Goldman, AP) Tags Airline industry Air travel Not even the world’s busiest airport … Continue reading

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World’s tallest water slide promises insane ride

When Kansas City’s Schlitterbahn Waterpark opens May 24, 2014, daredevils will be able to experience the Verrückt, the world’s tallest water slide. Its name means “insane” in German, and the name was chosen with good reason. The slide towers 17 … Continue reading

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Save big on luxury getaways this spring

Beginning May 6, starting rates at the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe drop 40% to $199 per night. Golf, romance and spa packages dip to $399 a night and include two rounds of golf at a Jack Nicklaus-designed course or two … Continue reading

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