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IRS Tax Refund 101: How to Travel on Your Refund

by Megan Swanick. Posted Apr 14th 2014 02:24 PM
Dreaming Of Refunds
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As most Americans know, tomorrow is the deadline to file your 2013 taxes with the IRS. There is an upside, however, to paying taxes. Well, other than paved roads and schools and whatnot: getting your refund. And the best use of that newfound money is, of course, travel.

Here is a comprehensive list of ideas where your refund can take you, broken down by just how much you're getting back.
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Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Tees Off (Ugh) in Las Vegas this Weekend

by Zach Everson. Posted Apr 1st 2014 02:32 PM
Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Aria Resorts and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada
Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational
The Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational returns to Las Vegas's Aria Resort and Casino this Thursday through Sunday. Among the celebs joining Jordan are Wayne Gretzky, Ray Romano and Luke Wilson. Non-celebs graciously invited to play include Joey Fatone, Juan Pablo Galavis and Alan Thicke.
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Points of Interest: So About Those Last Words from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370...

by Zach Everson. Posted Apr 1st 2014 09:57 AM
Australia Malaysia Plane
Associated Press
A revision of the last words from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and the world's largest ferris wheel opening in Las Vegas are among today's points of interest.
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Eiffel Tower Turns 125 Today: Can You ID the Real One?

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 31st 2014 01:03 PM
Quiz against blue arrows pointing
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Today marks the 125th birthday of Paris's Eiffel Tower. Erected for the 1889 World's Fair, Gustave Eiffel's controversial 324-meter structure (the tallest manmade object in the world at the time) was only supposed to last for 20 years. Not only has it endured, but it's inspired dozens of copycats -- and I'm not just talking about the trinkets for sale in finer souvenir stores throughout Paris.

According to Wikipedia (yes, that's just weak research), there are 35 replicas worldwide. Nine photos of Eiffel Towers follow. Can you ID the real one? The answer is at the end of the article.
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March Madness in Las Vegas: 6 Places to Avoid NCAA Basketball After Your Team Craps Out

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 20th 2014 04:34 PM
Gondoliers at Venetian Hotel and Casino Las Vegas
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More than the host arenas, Las Vegas has become the go-to spot for the first weekend of March Madness. But what happens when your team gets bounced out by an underdog in the NCAA men's basketball tournament's first round and you can't stomach another game, let alone a weekend full of them? These six places offer a respite from the sports books, where you can refresh, rejuvenate and rest up for next season.
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