National parks offer free weekends

Jun 19, 2009
Seems like you can't get anything for free these days. But the National Park Service is offering no-cost admission to more than 100 parks on a few select weekends. Tess Vigeland talks to two park rangers about how they're preparing.
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Go to a national park, it's free!

Jun 19, 2009
To celebrate the first official weekend of summer, why not visit your closest national park? Admission to U.S. national parks will be free this weekend and two more weekends this summer. Caitlan Carroll reports.
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Conflict brewing over big highway bill

Jun 18, 2009
Democratic Congressman Jim Oberstar and the Obama administration disagree on a proposed transportation overhaul. The congressman wants to compensate for lost highway funds by hiking the gas tax. Steve Henn reports.
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Report: Conflicts of interest at Pentagon

Jun 10, 2009
Pentagon employees have gotten millions in free travel and lodging from groups with interest in shaping military policy, a study by the Center for Public Integrity has found. Bill Radke talks with the watchdog group's Bill Buzenberg.
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Drivers aren't deterred by rising gas

May 22, 2009
Gas prices may be rising steadily, but vacationers are still driven to travel this Memorial Day weekend. Jeremy Hobson reports oil prices won't get much worse, and cost per gallon may actually go down this summer.
Posted In: Oil, Travel

Let the infrastructure projects begin

May 21, 2009
Three months after President Obama signed the stimulus bill, some of his proposed projects are underway. Tamara Keith visits a work site in Silver Spring, Md., where workers are paving a highly traveled, highly potholed road.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel

More mass transit users, less funding

May 7, 2009
Cities across the country are experiencing increasing ridership on public transportation just as funding dries up. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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No town too small for tourism

May 4, 2009
The town of Ord, Neb. may have a population of just 2,200, but the local convenience store is stocked with tourist brochures. Alex Schmidt explores how this and other small-community economies are pulling people back.
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Exploring full-on travel ban in outbreak

Apr 30, 2009
European ministers will wait until after E.U. health officials' meeting today to decide whether or not to impose a ban on travel. But is a full-on travel ban really necessary? Christopher Werth reports.
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Philly tour guides testy over licensing

Apr 24, 2009
Three Philadelphia tour guides are seeking to overturn an ordinance requiring them to pass a history test and become licensed before taking tourists through the City of Brotherly Love. Joel Rose reports.
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