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Orbitz offers new hotel search tools

Aug 9, 2010
Online travel agency Orbitz announced it's stepping up its hotel search options, so you really check out potential vacation digs. Actually, the whole industry is innovating like mad because the online travel business is taking off. Stacey Vanek Smith has more.
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Lack of paint may leave roads stripeless

Aug 5, 2010
The paint for those yellow and white lines you see on the highway has gotten pretty tough to come by for contractors around the world. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch pulled over on highway 51 in Alabama to check it out.
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Stay plugged in while traveling

Jul 14, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to "Attack of the Show" host Kevin Pereira the latest in tech gadgets to take on your summer trip.
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Angelenos torn over funds to fix CA's oldest freeway

Jul 14, 2010
The Pasadena freeway in Los Angeles is getting a makeover and going back to its maiden name: the Arroyo Seco Parkway. But the $650,000 price tag for taxpayers has some raised eyebrows.
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Regulators want airlines to cut back on bumped passengers

Jul 6, 2010
The Department of Transportation wants to crack down on the practice of bumping passengers to later flights by bumping up the airlines' fee.
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Vengeance for airline passenger

Jul 5, 2010
Charles Wheelan decided to sue United Airlines after the carrier lost his bag and still charged him a $25 fee. He talks with Bill Radke about where his lawsuit stands now.
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Relaxed licensing rules worry D.C. tour guides

Jul 2, 2010
Washington, D.C.'s local government is relaxing the rules for licensing wanna-be tour guides, which has a few of them worried about protecting their turf.
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Hike in Bay Bridge toll upsets San Francisco commuter culture

Jul 1, 2010
After more than two decades of carpoolers crossing the Bay Bridge into San Francisco for free, they will now be charged $2.50 per car.
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How the GPS upgrade may affect you

Jun 30, 2010
GPS is used by everyone from stock traders time-stamping trades to farmers driving remote-controlled tractors. Now the GPS satellite system is getting an upgrade promising increased coverage, stability, and accuracy. Sally Herships reports.
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LA cruise takes wild ride on commerce side

Jun 24, 2010
Some cruises will have you sunning on exotic beaches and sipping mai tais with strangers. This one ferries you around cargo boats and power plants -- and still manages to stay afloat.
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