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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Zoo will begin testing the temperature of playground equipment more frequently and post additional warnings that surfaces could be hot after a toddler was burned on a slide. Khara Sinclair tells WTHR-TV (http:/...
Tags: Gardens and Parks, Travel
Nearly 131 years after construction started on the Chapin Mansion in Niles, the public will get a chance to tour the historic home. City leaders gave the "okay" to Fort St. Joseph Museum last week to open the house for tours in May. The city has...
Tags: Family, Auction Service, Museums, Travel, Arts and Culture
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's economic development arm is being criticized for buying a newspaper ad touting the state's new right-to-work law with the "Pure Michigan" tourism logo. In the full-page ad in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal, the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas, land of the quickie wedding, is in the midst of a serious love recession, and chapels in a city accustomed to playing the numbers aren't about to let the latest money-making opportunity pass — Dec. 12, 2012....
PARKER, Texas (AP) — Tourists and locals flocked to Southfork Ranch on Saturday, bringing flowers in memory of Larry Hagman, who played the infamous J.R. Ewing on the TV show "Dallas." Hagman died in Dallas on Friday at age 81 due to complications...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A panel appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder is recommending ways to improve Michigan's state park system. The 16-member group sent its findings to the governor Friday. The report calls for finding new funding sources for parks,...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana program designed to make college accessible for low-income students has stopped offering tours of college campuses as a result of program cuts. The 21st Century Scholars program was founded in 1990 with the goal of...
The Elkhart County Convention & Visitors Bureau issued this release Wednesday: The travel and tourism industry contributed nearly $401.6 million to Elkhart County's economy in 2011 compared to $367.6 million in 2009 according to a recent study by...
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentMike McNeill, who grew up playing hockey, football and baseball at St. Joseph's High School in South Bend, made the decision for hockey after also playing baseball for a while at the University of Notre Dame where he was a business finance major. The ice...
WSBT-TV ReporterMove over Mackinac Island. A developer is looking to put southwest Michigan on the map when it comes to being a top tourist spot in the state. Ron Schults is the man behind the Harbor Village development, a $114 million project in St. Joseph. The...
Tags: Personal Service, Beaches, Travel
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY -- Taking a dip in a lake is a summer staple around our area -- but look before you leap -- some lakes in our area are experiencing high counts of something health officials are calling "toxic algae." Seven Indiana lakes have been...
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities trying to crack down on prescription painkiller abuse at home say they're stymied by so-called drug tourists, people traveling to states like Florida and Georgia where the drugs are easier to obtain. Investigators...
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