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Nor’easter Slows Holiday Travel

Massachusetts residents were sloshing their way through a messy winter storm that descended on the state on the day many people take to the highways for Thanksgiving travel.

The first major winter storm of the season hit the state Wednesday, bringing a sloppy mixture of rain, sleet and snow and leading to some power outages

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Ferry Disruptions Foreseen As Storm Approaches

The company that operates ferry service between the Massachusetts mainland and the islands is warning of disruptions as a nor'easter approaches.

The Steamship Authority says it's adding extra runs to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket on Tuesday because it anticipates service disruptions Wednesday

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Work Halted On All Major State Roadways

State transportation officials say that all work on major state roadways was halted as of noon Tuesday.

MassDot's Acting Secretary Frank DePaolo says that with the timing of Wednesday's snowstorm they didn't want construction projects to cause additional congestion on what are already the heaviest travel days of the year

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Why to Take a Pre-Wed-Vacay

Elite Daily just published a blog titled "You Should Never Marry a Girl Until You've Traveled with Her." Of course, being me and all about anything having to do with weddings and marriage, I had to investigate this further. It's an unusual concept: a honeymoon BEFORE the wedding. Apparently there is a me

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Should Airlines Not Have Reclining Seats?

A United Airlines flight en route from Newark, New Jersey, to Denver made an unplanned stop in Chicago on Sunday (August 24th) after two passengers got into an argument over reclining a seat.

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Thanksgiving By Bus

Millions of Americans are on the move for Thanksgiving, and more of them are discovering that a bus is the cheapest, comfiest and even coolest way to survive the nation's largest annual migration.

After nearly half a century of decline in the bus industry, a new breed of sleek, Wi-Fi-equipped intercity coach is transforming the image of the bus as the much ridiculed travel option of last resort

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Fewer People Using Hotel Room Service

The use of hotel room service is on the decline. Fewer than 25% of people responding to a poll by GO Airport Express say they order meals for delivery from the hotel's restaurant when they travel.

Other findings:

  • 35% never order room service.
  • 40%
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Airport Eating is Getting Healthier

Airport eating is getting better in the U.S.

A recent study by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine shows around three-fourths of the eateries on-site have at least one health-conscious item on the menu

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Providence, Rhode Island Has Some of America’s Strangest People

According to a new list from Travel and Leisure, some of America's biggest cities are choke full of strange people. Providence, Rhode Island happens to be right in the middle of this list. 

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Airlines Will Soon Offer New Extras

Airlines are looking to make more money, and as a result are offering lots of extras.

Passengers of certain airlines are now able to pay up for renting an iPad pre-loaded with movies, hot first class meals in coach, and paying to have an empty seat next to them

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