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Indiana awards $30M in funding for new trails projects

Indiana awards $30M in funding for new trails projects

1 hour ago   |   WLKY

Indiana has awarded nearly $30 million to communities and nonprofit groups for the construction of 70 miles of new trails Gov. Eric Holcomb says will boost local tourism and...
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In Hawaii, Reimagining Tourism for a Post-Pandemic World

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

Before Covid, ‘tourism was at this point where everything was about tourists.' With the one-year anniversary of travel's collapse, the state, like other overtouristed places...
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Galveston Island prepares to welcome Spring Break crowds

23 hours ago   |   ABC

Business owners are anticipating a large crowd for Spring Break, but some employees say they still plan to enforce face coverings for visitors.
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Bigfoot bounty balloons to $2.1M in massive campaign to capture creature

Bigfoot bounty balloons to $2.1M in massive campaign to capture creature

1 day ago   |   New York Post

If Bigfoot is out there, he better get out of Oklahoma. Just weeks after state Rep. Justin Humphrey presented a bill to capture the mythical creature, the bounty - which...
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Online Funerals, Zen Apps Keep Japan's Buddhist Temples Afloat

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Memorial services held online. Zen meditation apps. Buddhist temple-led match-making services.
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San Francisco hopes for tourism rebound as county gears to move into less restrictive tier

1 day ago   |   ABC

San Francisco's red tier status, and the hope it could move to the less restrictive orange tier later this month, opens a door to revive tourism.
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‘Go to Vegas,' Miami official tells spring breakers ‘anarchy' will not be tolerated

2 days ago   |   Review Journal

“If you are coming here with an anything-goes party attitude, change your flight reservation now and go to Vegas,” City Manager Raul Aguila said at a recent City Council meeting.
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Cyprus: no waiting for EU, vaccinated Britons welcome May 1

2 days ago   |   ABC News

The transport minister of tourism-reliant Cyprus says the country won't wait for the European Union to create a vaccine certificate that aims to ease travel and will seek to...
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Albania to build 2nd international airport to boost tourism

2 days ago   |   ABC News

Albania's government has selected a Swiss-based corporation to build a 104-million-euro new international airport near the southwestern town of Vlore in an effort to promote...
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Cyprus Opens Door to Vaccinated Brits, Breaking Ranks With EU

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Cyprus said it will let in Britons who have had two Covid-19 jabs from May, opening the door to a wave of elderly U.K. holidaymakers as it targets an early return in the...
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Biden Signs Order, Saying to 'Let the People Vote'

Biden Signs Order, Saying to 'Let the People Vote'

On the 56th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday march, President Biden signed an executive order intended to guarantee voting rights. "Every eligible voter should be able to vote... Read more ...

Islanders top Sabres again for fifth straight win

Islanders top Sabres again for fifth straight win

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Anders Lee and Brock Nelson scored 62 seconds apart early in the second period and rookie Ilya Sorokin made 24 saves as the New York Islanders defeated the... Read more ...

Three more deaths related to COVID-19 announced in NH, active cases continue...

Three more deaths related to COVID-19 announced in NH, active cases continue to fall

Three more New Hampshire residents have died of COVID-19, state health officials reported Sunday, as the number of current cases continued to fall. Read more ...

Cubs reliever Pedro Strop violates MLB's COVID-19 rules

Cubs reliever Pedro Strop violates MLB's COVID-19 rules

MESA, Ariz. - Chicago Cubs reliever Pedro Strop is away from the team after he violated baseball's COVID-19 protocols. The 35-year-old Strop is in camp on a minor league deal... Read more ...

Cuomo says he won't resign over harassment allegations because doing so...

Cuomo says he won't resign over harassment allegations because doing so would be 'anti-democratic'

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said he would not resign due to the mountain allegations against him, saying during a phone call with reporters that... Read more ...

French billionaire Olivier Dassault, politician and heir to industrialist...

French billionaire Olivier Dassault, politician and heir to industrialist Serge Dassault, dies in helicopter crash - reports

French billionaire and National Assembly member Olivier Dassault has reportedly been killed in a helicopter crash in the northern Calvados town of Toques, according to reports... Read more ...

Retail and restaurant workers worry about safety as states ease mask rules

Retail and restaurant workers worry about safety as states ease mask rules

Service workers are balancing the anticipation of better earnings with concerns about keeping themselves safe as states ease restrictions. Read more ...

Grammy performers revealed: Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Billie Eilish

Grammy performers revealed: Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Billie Eilish

NEW YORK - Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and Billie Eilish are set to perform at next week's Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Sunday that Harry Styles, Bad Bunny... Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 1,068 new cases of COVID-19, 14 deaths

Illinois health officials report 1,068 new cases of COVID-19, 14 deaths

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 1,068 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 14 additional deaths. Illinois has set a record-high 7-day... Read more ...

White House COVID-19 official admits US vaccine inequality is ‘unacceptable'

White House COVID-19 official admits US vaccine inequality is ‘unacceptable'

White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeff Zients admitted Sunday that it was “unacceptable” that people of color have received the vaccine at lower rates around the... Read more ...