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Amtrak Cascades Service could end on a single popular vote

1 day ago   |   NARP

By Abe Zumwalt Washington State primarily funds its transit operations from vehicle licensing fees. For a diverse and robust transit network-one which boasts the largest ferry...
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New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces she's running for president in 2020

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces she's running for president in 2020

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Lou Rocco/Getty Images Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is jumping into the 2020 presidential race Tuesday, making her the newest heavy-hitter in what will likely be a...
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Alaska airline to add 3,000 jobs in 2019

Alaska airline to add 3,000 jobs in 2019

2 days ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

Alaska Air Group says it plans to add more than 3,000 jobs this year, with three-fourths of the positions opening in Washington. The Seattle Times reported the Seattle-based...
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A bipartisan solution to the shutdown is a 'futile effort' without Trump's blessing

A bipartisan solution to the shutdown is a 'futile effort' without Trump's blessing

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images A bipartisan working group is trying to create a compromise to end the record-breaking partial government shutdown. Any product they produce will...
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High Speed Rail Came To America 50 Years Ago This Week!

2 days ago   |   NARP

By Bruce Becker - Vice-President of Operations January 1969 witnessed a number of historical events... Led Zeppelin released their first album in the U.S. on January...
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Alaska Airlines to hire over 3,000 frontline employees in 2019

3 days ago   |   Alaska Airlines

Myrcedes recently joined Alaska as a Lounge hospitality host, becoming our 10,000th employee in Washington state. Photo by Ingrid Barrentine. New year, new job? On the heels of...
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Southwest Chief Brings $180M Annually to NM, CO and KS

3 days ago   |   NARP

For Immediate Release (19-1) Contact: Xenophon Strategies - (202) 289-4001 Washington, D.C. - Thwarting plans to replace a portion of Amtrak's Southwest Chief service with a...
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Winter storm bellowed in East U.S. at least 6 died

Winter storm bellowed in East U.S. at least 6 died

3 days ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

Just after a merciless storm brought 20 inches of snow in the Midwest last week, the storm is blowing in East paralyzing Washington with deep layers of snow. Three deaths were...
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The government reportedly paid 32 federal employees during the shutdown by accident, then told them not to spend it

The government reportedly paid 32 federal employees during the shutdown by accident, then told them not to spend it

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images The government accidentally paid 32 federal employees from the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board and Interior...
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5 days ago   |   NARP

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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Behind the Scenes at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show

Behind the Scenes at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show

The press days for the 2019 Detroit Auto Show have wrapped up, and now we will never again need to fly out to the frozen wastes of Detroit in January for a car show. Detroit is... Read more ...

Louisville airport to be named after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

Louisville airport to be named after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

Louisville city renames its airport after hometown great Muhammad Ali. Louisville International Airport will now be known as Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Read more ...

Every Video I Could Find of the 2020 Toyota Supra's Exhaust Sound

Every Video I Could Find of the 2020 Toyota Supra's Exhaust Sound

Have we reached a saturation point on 2020 Toyota Supra content? Maybe. But even if you're tired of reading about the new Toyota sports car, surely you're not tired of hearing... Read more ...

Let's Take a Video Tour of the New 2020 Toyota Supra

Let's Take a Video Tour of the New 2020 Toyota Supra

Sick of hearing about the new 2020 Toyota Supra yet? I'm not, only because I very much want to drive it and see if Toyota-and mostly BMW , if we're giving credit where it's... Read more ...

Apurva Kempinski Bali to be launched in Indonesia

Apurva Kempinski Bali to be launched in Indonesia

Kempinski Hotels is ushering in a new era of first-class hospitality with the opening of The Apurva Kempinski Bali, a luxurious haven that captures the essence of Indonesian... Read more ...

The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2019

The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2019

World-renowned chefs including Alain Ducasse, Heston Blumenthal and Mauro Colagreco are making their mark in cities across the world this year with an array of exciting new... Read more ...

Louisville airport to be named after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

Louisville airport to be named after hometown hero Muhammad Ali

Louisville city renames its airport after hometown great Muhammad Ali. Louisville International Airport will now be known as Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. A... Read more ...

Frankfurt Airport served 69.5 million passengers in 2018

Frankfurt Airport served 69.5 million passengers in 2018

Frankfurt Airport welcomed more than 69.5 million passengers in 2018. It recorded a 5 million passengers or 7.8 percent increase over that of last year. The growth resulted... Read more ...

Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association is a finalist in the 15th United...

Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association is a finalist in the 15th United Nations World Tourism Awards

Last year was a good one for the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association. The tourism association is a finalist in the 15th United Nations World Tourism Awards, which are... Read more ...

Pat Phillip-Fairn will soon leave Bermuda Tourism Authority

Pat Phillip-Fairn will soon leave Bermuda Tourism Authority

In 2019, Pat Phillip-Fairn, chief product and experiences development officer at the Bermuda Tourism Authority, will depart from her role from the organization on April 30... Read more ...