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Highway officials promoting holiday travel effort 

DENVER | Colorado highway officials say they’re expecting heavy traffic on Interstate 70 starting Thursday for the July 4 holiday weekend. The Colorado Department of Transportation is promoting its website offering deals on things like tacos and massages to get travelers …

5 free things for visitors to do in Detroit

5 free things for visitors to do in Detroit

Here are five things tourists and natives alike can take in for free.

Glitch delays media preview of tallest water slide

Glitch delays media preview of tallest water slide

“When we had problems this weekend, we flew in parts, flew in people, flew in all kinds of stuff,” Prosapio said Wednesday. “Crews are still working toward Sunday.

Judge: People on no-fly list must have due process

Judge: People on no-fly list must have due process

“The (challenge) process falls far short of satisfying the requirements of due process,” Brown wrote in her ruling Tuesday.

9/11 museum counts 300K visitors since May opening

9/11 museum counts 300K visitors since May opening

“It lets you heal a little bit,” said Lock, 56, a lab manager.

NTSB faults pilot 'mismanagment' in Asiana flight

NTSB faults pilot ‘mismanagment’ in Asiana flight

“In their efforts to compensate for the unreliability of human performance, the designers of automated control systems have unwittingly created opportunities for new error types that can be even more serious than those they were seeking to avoid,” he said.

Go For the Food: Italian food in Wyeth country

Go For the Food: Italian food in Wyeth country

Fortunately, a terrific Italian restaurant, Antica, is practically across the road from the museum and filled with Andrew Wyeth prints.

Naples, green and clean, now bike-friendly

Naples, green and clean, now bike-friendly

“A new era has opened for those who love to ride a bicycle in our city,” said Simeone.

Company successfully tests space tourism balloon

CEO Jane Poynter says the system broke the world record for highest parafoil flight, lifting a payload one-tenth of what is planned for passenger flight to 120,000 feet.

Labor dispute locks tourists out of Pompeii

Labor dispute locks tourists out of Pompeii

Frustrated tourists who wanted to enter the sprawling ruins in early morning were forced to wait for a union assembly to finish before the gates were unlocked — hours after the scheduled opening.