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How to find a last-minute package holiday bargain
The mass-market travel industry makes most of its money in late July and August. This summer, the spike in prices is even more pronounced because of the tragedy in Tunisia. Around 200,000 people who had booked holidays there are looking elsewhere.
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Watch: Holiday-goers treated to surprise rendition of Beyonce song as flash
Watch: Holiday-goers treated to surprise rendition of Beyonce song as flash mob breaks out at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. 16:41, 20 July 2015; By Ian Croll-LE. The flash mob stunt was organised by Merseyside Police to raise awareness of the …
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SportsWorld: Holiday explains decision to retire after USWNT's World Cup win
Holiday said she will most cherish the friendships and the journey she's had, which began with the United States national team at the senior level in 2007, while she was still at UCLA. Her journey on the field for the United States team is emblematic …

Box Office Collection: 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' is Salman's Biggest Non-Holiday

Box Office Collection: 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' is Salman's Biggest Non-Holiday
"Bajrangi Bhaijaan", which was released on a non-holiday, has recorded the highest opening day box office collection for Salman Khan. Even though it was a pre-Eid release, Kabir Khan's directorial film opened to a phenomenal response. But it failed to …
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Chicago, travel down holiday road all over again with a free screening of Vacation
Grown up Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) decides he wants to take his family on a trip to his beloved Wally World, so the Griswolds 2.0 set out on a wacky holiday road. Along the way, they pay a visit to sister Audrey (Leslie Mann), her hunky hubby (Chris …
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Eid holiday announcement
Government employees have been granted a four-day weekend. The state news agency Wam reported that the holiday will begin on Thursday, with staff returning to work on Monday. Federal Government. A four-day holiday has also been announced for …
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Pound to euro at eight-year high, so European holidays just got cheaper – BBC

Pound to euro at eight-year high, so European holidays just got cheaper – BBC
If you're heading on holiday to the eurozone in the next few days then you couldn't have picked a better time. The pound has risen to 1.43 euros for the first time in almost eight years. It hasn't been so cheap to visit the 19 countries that make up …
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A hobbit holiday on Orcas Island: Take a trip to a magical place | The
The first thing you'll need for a hobbit holiday is a hobbit hole — and luckily there are two astonishing vacation rental homes on Orcas that look like they stepped out of a Peter Jackson film set. The Gnome House ( is an adorable …
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The Statesman: After 3-week holiday, banks in Greece to reopen on Monday
All banks in Greece will reopen on Monday after a three-week holiday, but capital controls will continue, an official said on Saturday. Depositors will be able to reach the counters of bank branches from next week for a limited number of transactions …
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Authorities issue 179 tickets, citations during holiday weekend at Torch Lake

Authorities issue 179 tickets, citations during holiday weekend at Torch Lake
ANTRIM CO. — Two county sheriff's office, Michigan State Police and DNR Officers tried to keep the massive crowd under control at Torch Lake. During the holiday weekend, July 3 and 4, 179 tickets and citations were issued. This includes 24 OWI, …

Ohio's 'Sales Tax Holiday' weekend coming up –
For example, would the purchase of two shirts, two pair of pants, a pair of shoes and a jacket (each item costing $ 50, total purchase $ 300) be tax exempt? Answer: There is no limit on the amount of the total purchase. The qualification is determined …
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Two Lincolnshire schools reduce summer holiday dates from six weeks to four
Two schools in Lincolnshire have decided to buck the trend and change their traditional summer holiday dates from six weeks down to four weeks. White's Wood and Mercer's Wood primary academies in Gainsborough will break up this week for a four-week …
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Gurnee, sheriff's police write 250 tickets during holiday crackdown – Lake

Gurnee, sheriff's police write 250 tickets during holiday crackdown – Lake
Gurnee, sheriff's police write 250 tickets during holiday crackdown. By News-Sun staff. Drunk Driving · Gurnee · Illinois Department of Transportation. Police target drunken drivers during holiday crackdown. Lake County Sheriff's deputies and Gurnee …
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A heritage of hate: History of Lee Holiday proves Nate Bell was right
OUR HERITAGE: The Dixiecrat rebellion against desegregation is the root of Arkansas's Robert E. Lee Holiday. Some heritage. Ernest Dumas contributes an important recitation of history to the discussion of how Arkansas came to have — and doggedly …
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Holiday season: Voluntary repatriation centres to remain closed for Eid – The
PESHAWAR: The UN Refugee Agency's voluntary repatriation centres (VRC) in Chamkani will remain closed between July 17 and July 21 for Eidul Fitr, stated a press release issued on Wednesday. According to the document, the centre will resume …
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Best holiday reads 2015 | Books | The Guardian
We are spending our holiday in a French village at the foot of Mont Ventoux that is sleepy all year but gets filled with cyclists every summer, eager to tackle the mountain. I plan to sit and applaud them while reading a stash of hardbacks. (No room …
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On holiday in Kenosha … A Pride holiday | Wisconsin | Wisconsin Gazette
For those keen to celebrate LGBT Pride in Kenosha on July 18, WiG offers a guide to the city by the border, with help from the experts at the Kenosha Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. WiG: Kenosha is a hometown kind of place. People who grew up in …
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Jordan's five-star hotels in Aqaba fully booked for Eid holiday | Al Bawaba
Five-star hotels in Aqaba are fully booked for the Eid Al Fitr holiday, while 80 percent of rooms at four-star hotels and lower are reserved, Salahiddin Bitar, the president of the Aqaba Hotels Society, said Monday. Bitar also noted that all Aqaba …
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August bank holiday 2015: when is your next day off?
May was generous with its bank holidays, offering UK workers an extra two days off – but now there is only one summer bank holiday to see us through until Christmas. Below is a run-down of the dates of all remaining UK bank holidays of 2015 and beyond: …
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Lauren Holiday announces retirement from US women's national team
U.S. women's national team midfielder Lauren Holiday will retire from international competition, she said Tuesday, according to SI's Grant Wahl. Holiday, 27, said she will finish the current season with her NWSL club FC Kansas City. It's unclear …

Georgians await sales tax holiday

Georgians await sales tax holiday
ATLANTA – Parents are anticipating the temporary suspension of the sales tax as much as any other holiday, according to a new survey. The chance to save money on necessary purchases is likely to be the biggest motivator. But retailers know school isn't …
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Banana Republic Holiday 2015
“It's about elevating in general,” said Marissa Webb, Banana Republic's creative director, during the company's holiday preview. Nearly a month after parent company Gap Inc. outlined drastic strategic measures to turn around its ailing brands, the …
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British woman dies of dehydration on hiking holiday in California
A British grandmother has died during a trekking holiday in California after collapsing from heat exhaustion in 40C temperatures. Ruth Ross, 57, a mother-of-three and deputy headteacher from Hamilton in Lanarkshire, was on the first day of a walking …
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Want to help Greece? Go there on holiday

Want to help Greece? Go there on holiday
You might be able to share your access to an academic journal or pay a small stipend for someone's internet hosting as a deposit for a future holiday. People who need to send money to Greece for any reason can form reciprocal networks through social …
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Tech takes a holiday: Grounds airline and the stock exchange
United Airlines travelers check in at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City Wednesday, July 8, 2015. All United Airlines flights were temporarily grounded because of a computer glitch. Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News. View 6 photos …
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State stats show lake was relatively safe over holiday
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's (ALEA) Highway Patrol and Marine Patrol released statistics from the Fourth of July holiday travel period, which show that Lake Martin was a safer place this year than in 2014. A check of incident reports show that the …

Bridge work over U.S. 127 in Alma, heavy holiday traffic to blame for miles

Bridge work over U.S. 127 in Alma, heavy holiday traffic to blame for miles
Highway construction that had one lane closed at Alma and late holiday weekend traffic grid-locked southbound U.S.-127 for several hours and many miles Monday – a situation not expected to improve much as busy summer travel weekends continue.
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Holiday fears for Brits as Tunisia president admits country is on brink of
Holiday fears for Brits as Tunisia president admits country is on brink of collapse. TUNISIA'S president has admitted his country is "not safe" and on the brink of "collapse" following two horrifying terror attacks targeting Western holidaymakers in …

Ten People Shot in Syracuse, NY, Over Holiday Weekend
SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Syracuse police said 10 people were shot in less than 24 hours over Fourth of July weekend and a teenager hit by gunfire early Monday has died. The person has been identified as 19-year-old Rayquell Jones, who was pronounced dead …
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