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6 Road-Trip Apps to Make the Miles Fly By

By Anick Jesdanun TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel-booking apps — they’re useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way. You might even learn something. Discover the Quirky Consult Roadside America’s database of offbeat tourist attractions, and you could marvel […]

Taco Awarded U.S. Department of Commerce “E” Award for Exports

Cranston, RI — On Monday U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Taco Comfort Solutions with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The President’s “E” Award, now in its 54th year, is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of […]

Sustainability is Key at John Wayne Museum

“Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” — John Wayne Known to many as “Duke,” Western film superstar John Wayne rode on to broader vistas in 1979, leaving a legacy rivalled by only a handful of Hollywood greats. From True Grit to Chisum, Hondo to Sands of Iwo Jima, Wayne’s acting could only be […]

Touring Union Station

By John Fanning There are few landmarks in Chicago better known that Chicago’s Union Station, but there is probably none that have been featured as often in movies and television shows. The reason for this can be summed up in a single word — majestic. Envisioned by the man whose visionary architecture dominates Chicago’s Lakefront, […]

Therapeutic Farm Prepares for New Facility

By Jordyn Reiland The (Crystal Lake) Northwest Herald RICHMOND, Ill. (AP) — A nearly 30-year-old therapeutic farm that owners say is bursting at the seams soon will have a new space to call home. Main Stay Therapeutic Farm in Richmond is a nonprofit organization that serves adults and children with special needs through therapeutic riding, […]