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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

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Temporary Deal Averts Strike By Longshoremen At East Coast Ports

The extension came after the union and an alliance of port operators and shipping lines resolved one of the stickier points in their months-long contract negotiations, involving royalty payments to the longshoremen for each container they unload.

12/28/2012

Passaic River - Fairfield, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Rain-Soaked New Jersey Braces For More Flooding

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the entire state through Saturday afternoon.

09/23/2011

Offshore oil platforms are seen near Santa Barbara, CA - Jul 21, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images

New Jersey Environmentalists Keep Eyes On House Vote On Offshore Drilling

Those for lifting the moratorium say increasing oil supplies will help lower gas prices, but the Sierra Club’s Jeff Tittel says it’s not worth threatening beaches.

05/10/2011