Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 31, 2012 Promoting the paranormal is turning into big business as reality ghost-hunting shows have consumers hungering for a paranormal experience of their own.
Oct 10, 2012 The new ABC drama "Nashville" is shot in and around the Tennessee city, and local tourism officials are basking in the TV spotlight.
Oct 8, 2012 New England tourism could get a boost this fall foliage season because dry weather will mean brilliant reds and purples as leaves change color.
Sep 21, 2012 The museum where the Space Shuttle Endeavour will retire is banking on it being a big attraction.
Sep 11, 2012 The famous national park has eight cases of the rare pulmonary virus with three deaths so far -- and is alerting tens of thousands of summer visitors they may be at risk. Campsites were easy to get over the Labor Day weekend.
Sep 7, 2012 Youth Radio checks out a pilot program that tries to connect young people with manufacturers who are struggling to fill open jobs.
Aug 23, 2012 Conservative political nonprofit continue to blanket airwaves with attack ads in Senate races.
Aug 22, 2012 It's been 40 years since "Deliverance" was filmed in Rabun County, Ga. Tourism in the region has boomed in that time, but not everyone welcomes the attention.
Aug 16, 2012 Someone who recently visited a gas station in the small Michigan city of Lapeer is about to be very rich. That's where the winning Powerball ticket was sold, and the jackpot is $337 million. So what's up with these huge lottery jackpots recently?