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Discovering the Dordogne: France's answer to excellent cuisine and wines, medieval bastides and prehistoric finds

Discovering the Dordogne: France's answer to excellent cuisine and wines, medieval bastides and prehistoric finds

The woman in the airport said she and her husband, on their way to France, had been there a number of times, always visiting Paris at some poi…

April 13, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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A Tasty Mission: Chasing spies and food on the QM2

A Tasty Mission: Chasing spies and food on the QM2

Counter-espionage, double agents, straight penetration, Arnold Deutsch, The Cambridge Five - Philby, Blunt, Burgess, McLean, Cairncross -, "th…

March 30, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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A Tasty Mission: Chasing spies and food on the QM2

A Tasty Mission: Chasing spies and food on the QM2

Counter-espionage, double agents, straight penetration, Arnold Deutsch, The Cambridge Five - Philby, Blunt, Burgess, McLean, Cairncross -, "th…

March 30, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Take a hike: Get your family outdoors and tackle that spring fever on local trails

Take a hike: Get your family outdoors and tackle that spring fever on local trails

Hiking is fun all year round but especially so in the spring when nature is coming alive.

March 24, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Introducing Leonardo: Most well-preserved dinosaur in the world resides at Indy museum

Introducing Leonardo: Most well-preserved dinosaur in the world resides at Indy museum

What kid isn’t fascinated with dinosaurs? We see them in movies and books and play with miniature versions, but how often are we exposed to tr…

February 23, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Celebrating Lincoln this President's Day: Visit attractions at his former Indiana and Illinois homes

Celebrating Lincoln this President's Day: Visit attractions at his former Indiana and Illinois homes

This month is the 205th birthday of our country’s beloved 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. While Illinois has been dubbed “The Land of Lincoln…

February 16, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Love is in the air: Five fabulous weekend getaways to celebrate Valentine's Day

Love is in the air: Five fabulous weekend getaways to celebrate Valentine's Day

We are nearing the day of the year where expectations run high to surprise and spoil the love of your life.

February 09, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Zoos give hospitalized kids a wild distraction

Zoos give hospitalized kids a wild distraction

The sight of an exotic animal can be a welcome distraction, even a temporary antidote, for a sick child. But you can't simply slap a leash and…

February 02, 2014 8:30 am

Chicago mayor sets new tourism goals

Chicago mayor sets new tourism goals

Mayor Rahm Emanuel raised his goal for the number of tourists who visit Chicago annually on Wednesday, the same day the city announced it had …

January 26, 2014 10:00 am

New rules sought to make child car seats safer

New rules sought to make child car seats safer

Child car seats would for the first time have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes under regulations the governmen…

January 24, 2014 10:00 am

National Zoo prepares panda cub for debut in DC

National Zoo prepares panda cub for debut in DC

Bao Bao, the giant panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, is getting used to seeing fans outside her panda house enclosure as she prepar…

January 13, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Eating Your Way through the Danube River Christmas Markets

Eating Your Way through the Danube River Christmas Markets

If I learned anything about the numerous, colorful Christkindlmarkts (Christmas markets) along the winding Danube River in Austria and Germany…

January 06, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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From the US with Love: Valpo family to spend Christmas in Uganda

From the US with Love: Valpo family to spend Christmas in Uganda

As families around the region gather around Christmas trees and dinner tables, one Valparaiso family will be together in another place special…

December 22, 2013 9:00 am Photos

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