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United Airlines to add slimmer seats, bigger planes and higher fares

- 0 - Tue, Jun 21, 2016

United Continental Holdings Inc. on Tuesday outlined plans to boost profitability with another round of cost cuts and efforts to woo back corporate fliers who have deserted the third-largest U.S. airline by traffic.

United aims to lift...

Colorado travel calendar starting June 26, 2016
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Colorado Calendar

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Colorado travel calendar starting June 19, 2016
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Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a...

Record 16.4 million tourists spent $5 billion in Denver last year
By: - 0 Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Denver hosted 16.4 million overnight visitors, who spent $5 billion, in 2015. That’s 1 million more visitors than the previous year, and it set a new...

Pikes Peak Cog Railway celebrating 125 years on America's Mountain with blast from past
By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Jun 12, 2016

Water flowed from the 119-year-old train, and Mike Doty looked like a proud papa.

Wearing overalls, his hands blackened by grease, Doty stood...

More lines needed to cut down on Denver airport wait times
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 12, 2016

DENVER — Security officials say Denver International Airport needs more lines to cut down on wait times.

The Denver Post reports a...

On trek to Everest, a chance to push boundaries, find peace
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 12, 2016

EVEREST BASE CAMP, Nepal - We arrive on a sunny, chilly afternoon, after an eight-day trek that stretched our physical and mental...

Colorado travel calendar starting June 12, 2016
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado: Not just a winter playground
By: - 0 Mon, Jun 6, 2016

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Skiers thrive during winter on Steamboat Springs' trademarked dry "Champagne powder" snow, but outdoor pursuits on mild summer...

For first-timer, flying is source of wonderment
By: Cassie Heeke - 0 Sun, Jun 5, 2016

It was spring break, on a connecting flight from Indianapolis to Washington, D.C. - a precursor to the seven-hour flight from D.C. to London, where...

Could you endure the world's longest nonstop flight? Find out who's king of the long haul
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 5, 2016

As long flights go, Singapore Airlines' epic, almost-19-hour, 9,534-mile journey from Newark to Singapore was once the standard-bearer against which...

Colorado travel calendar starting June 5, 2016
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LIST: 11 of Colorado's scenic byways
By: - 0 Sat, Jun 4, 2016

Colorado is home to 26 byways, 11 of which have been designated by the U.S. Secretary Transportation as America’s Byways, meaning they are nationally...

Burlesque dancer told to change outfit before JetBlue flight
By: - 0 Wed, Jun 1, 2016

BOSTON — A burlesque dancer says JetBlue employees at Boston's Logan International Airport forced her to change clothes before she was allowed to...

Your input wanted; state tourism officials begin listening tour in Colorado Springs
By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Jun 1, 2016

Two years ago, a record 71.3 million visitors pumped $18.6 billion into Colorado's economy. Even so, state officials aren't taking tourism for...

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British expatriates fear for their future after UK vote

0 - 2 hr ago

BENIDORM, Spain (AP) — Tad Dawson's pub in this Spanish vacation town was doing a brisk business in the summer sun. The only dark clouds he saw were coming from the bar's TV, tuned to a British news channel.

Inside the Yorkshire Pride were...

Recast of Lincoln statue being unveiled Sunday
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CORNISH, N.H. (AP) — A 12-foot bronze monument to President Abraham Lincoln has made the journey from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to New...

Colorado travel calendar starting June 26, 2016
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Pete Rose added to Reds' Hall of Fame in long-awaited moment
0 17 hr ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Rose joked about his hair and his age. He reminisced about all those wins with the Big Red Machine. There was one thing that...

Grand Canyon South Rim under mandatory water restrictions
0 18 hr ago

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Concessions operations in the Grand Canyon's South Rim will have to tighten water usage through the...

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Study: Rotting trees caused mysterious holes in huge dunes
0 20 hr ago

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one...

New Mexico museums to cease free admission on Sundays
0 21 hr ago

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico residents will no longer be able to enjoy the state's museums for free every Sunday.

The Santa Fe New Mexican...

Museum talk, new book focus on 1777 Battles of Saratoga
0 Yesterday

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The Revolutionary War battles at Saratoga are the subject of a presentation by a National Park Service ranger and a new...

Acadia National Park improves bus circulation at Bubble Pond
0 Yesterday

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — From now until October, visitors to Acadia National Park will only be able to explore the picturesque Bubble Pond by riding...

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A year after Taiwan water park explosion, recovery continues
0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

MONT VERNON, N.H. (AP) — A year ago and far away from his hometown in New Hampshire, Alex Haas was fighting for his life after suffering burns to...

Young grizzly bear charges at visitors to national park
0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

DENALI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska (AP) — Denali National Park says staff members are searching for a young grizzly bear that charged at visitors and...

Arizona Memorial dock replacement to take 2 extra days
0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service says the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor will be closed to visitors for an extra two days while its...

Youngest victim of Orlando massacre remembered in funeral
0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The youngest of the 49 victims of the Florida nightclub massacre was remembered Friday at a funeral service attended by about 600...

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Lucas abandons plan to build museum in Chicago after lawsuit
0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — "Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Friday that he has abandoned plans to build his art museum in Chicago, blaming delays over...

Dad: Daughter dead after Electric Daisy Carnival took drugs
0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The father of a 20-year-old California woman who died this week after collapsing in a parking lot at the Electric Daisy Carnival...