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    Clear winter roads keep us safe and the economy humming

    (BPT) - Across the U.S., more than 70 percent of the population lives in areas affected by snow and ice. Each winter the average driver in these areas will see more than 5 inches of snow on the roads. And when the snow is falling there are few things more comforting than the sight of snowplows and salt trucks making highways safe for commuters, shoppers and travelers.

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    Coffee tourism in El Salvador jolts interest of worldly travelers

    (BPT) - Americans' love for coffee is inspiring them to embark on java journeys around the world, leading them to stunning locations like El Salvador where coffee is an important part of daily life. In fact, coffee farming has fueled the economy in El Salvador and defined its rich culture for more than 200 years.

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    Don't let asthma ruin the holidays

    (BPT) - With colder months arriving, there are a few things on everybody’s minds: festive treats, gift shopping and of course, time spent with family and friends. As many people look forward to the holiday season, asthma sufferers need to be aware and prepared for all the triggers this time of the year can bring. The change in weather, traveling or being in a relative’s home with new allergens can all trigger an asthma attack.

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pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Tuesday 11/14/2017
9 Reasons: Winter + Lake Placid = Perfect
Posted: November 14, 2017

(BPT) - 1. Snow globe life

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Thursday 11/09/2017
From cultural offerings to the spectacular skyline, here are 9 reasons to visit Pittsburgh
Posted: November 09, 2017

(BPT) - See for yourself why everyone — from visitors to media — is raving about Pittsburgh. From the abundance of cultural offerings to the spectacular skyline, here are nine reasons to visit Pittsburgh

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Winter Winners: Adirondack Playdates
Posted: November 09, 2017

(BPT) - Why do we love Lake Placid?

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Friday 11/03/2017
6 ways to save on your next cruise vacation
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:26 pm

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Tuesday 10/31/2017
6 tips to help keep your drive distraction-free
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:26 pm

(BPT) - As you drive down the street, the threat of potential distractions is everywhere. Federal research shows that distracted driving is a factor in one out of every six crashes, and accounts for 5,000 automobile crash-related fatalities each year.

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Monday 10/30/2017
What's the deal with teen driving crashes?
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:26 pm

(BPT) - It’s no surprise that teen drivers get into more traffic collisions than their older counterparts, but why? Some reasons include less driving experience, a higher willingness to take risks and passenger distraction. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that more than 350 teen drivers got into collisions due to some type of distraction, according to data from 2015. Forty-one of those fatalities were because of other occupants in the vehicle.

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5 tips for planning memorable holiday travel
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:26 pm

(BPT) - The holiday season can be the perfect time to travel. With school and work days off, it's a special way to reconnect with family and friends as you get to bask in that cheerful holiday spirit.

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Wednesday 10/25/2017
The Caribbean is open for cruise vacations
Updated: October 26, 2017 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - Contrary to what some may think, the hurricanes in September had little to no impact on the vast majority of the Caribbean — a far-reaching region covering more than 1 million square miles.

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Tips to Safely Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Cooler Months
Updated: October 25, 2017 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) It may be chilly, but that’s no reason to stay indoors. Some of the best opportunities for outdoor exploration can only take place during the coldest months of the year; it just requires special preparation.

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Tuesday 10/24/2017
5 savvy strategies to calm your travel worries
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Traveling can make for some of the best moments of your life, but it is not without its challenges. After all, there are rooms to book, activities to plan and, of course, luggage to worry about. Without the right strategies, these challenges can seem pretty daunting.

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