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  • Denver International Wine Festival in Broomfield worth the road trip

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Attention, food and wine lovers, here is a festival you'll want to check out: the Denver International Wine Festival at The Omni Interlocken Resort, 500 Interlocken Blvd., Broomfield, Nov. 19 to 21. The event kicks off with a wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Celebrity TV chef and...

  • 5 free things to do and see in Baltimore

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore on a budget? Easy as Edgar Allan Poe. His gravesite is one of a number of memorable places that can be visited around this historic city without spending a dime. Here are some details on paying your respects to the famed poet who penned "The Raven," along with...

  • Blog: Lululemon joins forces with Dalai Lama. Seriously.

    By Jennifer Mulson
    Yesterday

    An interesting couple has formed: lululemon athetica inc. and the Dalai Lama Center for Peace + Education. From the press release: Today, the Dalai Lama Center for Peace + Education and lululemon athletica inc. announced a new partnership following an address by His Holiness the...

  • For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

    Yesterday

    PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for...

  • Buncombe County awards $5 million for tourism

    Yesterday

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tourism officials in Buncombe County are handing out nearly $5 million for projects in the area. Multiple media outlets reported that Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority officials on Wednesday selected the projects they hope will attract visitors. The...

  • North Korea steps up effort to prevent Ebola entry

    Yesterday

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus into the reclusive country, state media reported Thursday, while a travel agent that specializes in North Korean tours said it has been informed that Pyongyang may ban foreign...

  • Groundbreaking held for Sioux City museum

    Yesterday

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Children's Museum of Siouxland in Sioux City has broken ground after a decade of planning. A crowd gathered on Wednesday for the ceremony at the downtown location where children ceremoniously shovel dirt. The museum is intended to provide interactive...

  • Spanish jobless figure drops as economy picks up

    Yesterday

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 23.7 percent in the third quarter from 24.5 percent in the previous three-month period thanks to a recovering economy and a bumper summer tourism season, official statistics showed Thursday. The number of jobless people fell by...

  • Oldest giraffe at Northern California park dies

    Yesterday

    VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The oldest giraffe at a Northern California amusement and animal park has died. Nairobi, a 25-year-old female, was euthanized this week at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo. Park officials say vets and animal care staff determined that her quality of life...

  • Dubai cuts profile as Mideast plastic surgery hub

    Yesterday

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East's plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years. Where cosmopolitan Beirut was...

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