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Pirate Museum Moves to New Florida Digs

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 15th 2011 02:00 PM
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St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum

Avast Ye Mateys! Fans of all things pirate will want to visit a newly opened museum in the historic Florida city of St. Augustine.
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Is This the Most Luxurious Tourist Bus in the World?

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 14th 2011 02:00 PM
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Les Van Lieshout, AFP/Getty Images

Travelers who feel tourist buses are an endurance test will no doubt be impressed by the aerodynamics and glamour, not to mention Batmobile-resemblance, of the futuristic electric Superbus.
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FAA Official Resigns Over Sleeping Air Traffic Controllers

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 14th 2011 11:00 AM

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In the wake of yet another case this week of an air traffic controller asleep on the job, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) official in charge of operating the nation's air traffic control system has resigned.
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TSA Gives Pat Down to 6-Year-Old Girl in New Orleans

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 13th 2011 10:00 AM
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A new video on YouTube is causing an uproar, as critics question why Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at the New Orleans airport gave an intense pat-down to a 6-year-old girl.
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American Airlines in Fight with Museum Over Fish

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 12th 2011 12:30 PM

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In a real-life fish tale a big airline is going head to head with a big museum. American Airlines this week filed court papers in an attempt to limit its liability after it was sued by the American Museum of Natural History in New York over the loss of dead fish.
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Planes Collide on JFK Airport Runway

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 12th 2011 10:00 AM
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NBC New York 4

An Air France jumbo jet bound for Paris clipped the tail of a Delta Comair commuter plane while taxiing last night at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
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Bunny Lady vs. the TSA

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 11th 2011 11:00 AM
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Fox 4 Kansas City

Just in time for Easter comes the story of a Kansas clown who dresses up as a bunny and had a hassle with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) over a basket of colorful, confetti-filled eggs.
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Qantas Finds Politician's Lost Guitar

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 8th 2011 01:00 PM
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Australian politician Tony Burke likes to play guitar. So when his musical instrument was lost in transit by Qantas Airways, he went beyond filling out lost luggage forms. He took to Twitter to try to quickly get his guitar back.
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Teen Charged With Sexually Assaulting Minor on Carnival Cruise

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 8th 2011 11:05 AM

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A 19-year-old Mississippi man has been charged with sexually assaulting a minor on the 2,052-passenger Carnival Elation, during a four-night cruise to Mexico from Mobile, Alabama.
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Disney to Cruise from New York

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 6th 2011 01:00 PM
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Disney Cruise Line

Mickey Mouse will be spending the summer of 2012 in New York, as Disney Cruise Line launches cruises from the Big Apple. Disney will also be cruising from Galveston, Texas and Seattle for the first time next year.
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