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Amtrak Trains May Zip Through East Texas

Have you ever ridden on a train? There's something nostalgic about it, not to mention the fact that it saves wear and tear on your own car, and the hassle of fighting with other drivers to get where you're going.

Might East Texas get Amtrak service? There's an Amtrak route now that runs from San Antonio to Chicago.

And there's a push for Amtrak to extend it's service from Shreveport-Bossier City to Dallas-Fort Worth, which would take the trains right through east Texas and give us a fast track in both of those directions.

How close is it to reality?

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10 Fun and Romantic Fall Getaways

We tend to associate the end of summer and the arrival of fall with going back to school or getting back to work, as the vacation season is over. But that doesn’t have to be the case. The northern hemisphere contains some pretty remarkable fall destinations, perfect for weekend adventures or even weeklong getaways

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Survey Reveals Hotel Guests Turned Off by Poor Service and WiFi Fees — Dollars and Sense

In the wake of the economic downturn, some hotels have cut corners to save money — and their customers have noticed. According to a new survey, satisfaction with hotel services is now at a six-year low.

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World Guy Walks Through East Texas

How far would you walk for a cause?

Erik Bendl has become known as “World Guy,” and just keeps walking and walking to bring attention to diabetes. So far he’s walked more than four thousand miles, including East Texas.

He’s gained quite a Facebook following, and he has fans and followers on his blog. He’s just now passing through East Texas. Did you see him? We’ll recap where he’s been.

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Should TSA Have Patted Down a 3-Year-Old In a Wheelchair?

In a video that won’t be making the already unpopular TSA any new friends, a 3-year-old toddler in a wheelchair is seen being searched by a TSA agent at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.

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When Is The Cheapest Time to Book a Flight? — Dollars and Sense

If you’re starting to plan your summer vacation, you may think buying your plane tickets months ahead of time is a cost-saving move. But according to a new study, that may not necessarily be true.

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What Would You Do If You Were on a Sinking Ship? — Survey of the Day

The recent Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster in Italy left 11 dead and 21 missing. Poll Position asked 1,145 American adults what they would do, if given the choice between waiting on a sinking ship for help or jumping into the frigid water and trying to swim to safety.

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Yikes! British Airways Mistakenly Tells Passengers Their Plane Is Going Down — Twice

People scared of flying might mark British Airways off their list of possible airline choices for good after an automated announcement mistakenly told passengers to prepare for a crash-landing — twice.

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