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F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel "The Great Gatsby" captured America's roaring 1920s madness with sharp observations of the era. But the love story at the heart of the tale is what makes it a parable for the ages. Director Baz Luhrmann ("Moulin Rouge!"...
Beginning May 20, visitors to Oahu can enjoy the island’s newest luau and all the sights of the Polynesian Cultural Center for $74.95 (for adults) and $57.95 for kids 5-11. That introductory price includes the center’s new Samoan-themed luau...
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ReutersApr 26 (TheWrap.com) - Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian ethnographer, had a radical idea. What if the Polynesian islands were settled by South Americans who'd sailed 5,000 miles west across the Pacific in hand-built rafts thousands of years ago rather than...
When teensy-weensy Samoa Airlines debuted its pay-by-the-kilo policy in January, I doubt it expected to set off an international controversy about fat discrimination. But that’s what happened when news seeped out this week after the airline&...
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
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Oahu's Polynesian Cultural Center kicks off 2013 -- its 50th anniversary year -- with a new movie depicting the people and places of Hawaii. The premiere is expected in late January. The film promises high-definition images of erupting volcanoes and...
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There's nothing like new beginnings to fan the flame of romance. Perhaps 2013 is your year to pop the question, tie the knot, or go all out to celebrate Valentine's Day with your sweetie. Here are some Florida getaways arranged by destination to...
Jane Carey Morawetz (nee Audrey Jane Carey), died Dec. 30, 2012, in Saint Augustine, Fla., after having suffered a stroke in August. She is survived by three children, Robert Carter Jr., Pennsville, N.J., Carey Carter Stanhaus, Chicago, Ill., and Amy...
KTLA NewsLong Weekend South of the Border Mazatlan, Mexico Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Mazatlan 4 days, 3 nights at the El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel • Located in the Golden Zone near restaurants, shopping, nightlife and the city's best swimming beaches •...
Tribune employee wins NBC's 'Love in the Wild,' Art Smith returns to 'Top Chef Masters,' Rashida Jones dines at SundaGold Coast resident Yanina Beccaria and her partner Ken Barrington won season 2 of the Jenny McCarthy-hosted NBC reality show “Love in the Wild” Tuesday -- just as many had expected. The couple clicked from the beginning, unlike other...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe late Gov. George S. Mickelson proposed that South Dakota change Columbus Day to Native American Day in 1989 as part of a Year of Reconciliation. In 1990, the legislature unanimously approved the change. Mark Mickelson, the son of the governor, said...
The best surfers in the world are going at it this week in the Hurley Pro at Trestles, a rare chance for many in Orange County to see these guys competing for a world championship. The Hurley Pro is one of 10 contests in the Assn. of Surfing Professional...
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