Washington, D.C. - The National Park Service has said the Washington Monument will be closed until mid-2014 to repair the damage it suffered during the 2011 earthquake that measured 5.8. The bidding process began on June 29 and is expected to take between 12-18 months. According to the NPS, the worst damage...
Las Vegas, NV - According to reports and documents filed with the Clark County Planning Commission, The Palazzo wants to add a live indoor gun range with gun maker Beretta. Two of the ranges will have life-fire while three others would be virtual ranges. included in the plan is a gun...
Sears is keeping up with the times, by offering old was to pay for that vacation you've wanted but can't afford right now. Now you can put your vacation on layaway at Sears, as it brings back the once popular layaway program helping people pay for something they can't...
Amtrak's 1,700 conductors will soon be able to leave the hole punch and use an iPhone to scan passenger's tickets in real time, with the data transmitted to its HQ immediately, giving conductors and train reservations agents real-time data about passenger load, and if you've paid or not. The new...
Lake Buena Vista, Fla. - Disney World's Epcot has opened its new Tutto Gusto restaurant and a new wine cellar as part of the Italian Pavilion's renovation at the World Showcase Lagoon section of the theme park. Epcot is one of four major theme parks located at Disney World, the...
A California man, Robert Biggs, claimed a bear saved him from an attack by a large mountain lion near Whiskey Flats Wilderness Area in California while out bear watching. In his report to the California Department of Fish and Game, DFG, he claims he was out to bear watching when...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.comLakeland, Fla. - The 38th annual Sun N' Fun Fly-In air show starts today in Lakeland Florida and is expected to attract as many as 160,000 visitors along with nearly 100 experimental aircraft plus the usual warbirds, and other flying craft. The event is at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport...
More than 30,000 Roman silver coins dating back to 270AD have been discovered near the site of ancient Roman baths say archeologist working on the dig site. The coins were found about 450 feet from the site of the historic Roman Baths and have now been sent to the British...
Two South Florida bound cruise ships are dealing with outbreaks of the norovirus a gastrointestinal virus. The ships with are both Princess Cruise Line ships are the Ruby Princess and Crown Princess which are headed to dock in Fort Lauderdale. The cruise line alerted future passengers of the ships that...
Disney Cruise Lines has announced they are shifting their operation and moving ships around with Miami to become home port to the Disney Magic and Barcelona Spain to become home port for the Disney Wonder in 2013. Port Canaveral will remain home port with its newest and largest ships, the...