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Notes From Around The World: Africa Series

I like travel and beer. A lot. Travelling with my wife (or alone sometimes), I’ve been to a lot of countries and six continents. And I’ve tried a beer in most of them. Here’s my insight to all the places that I’ve been to so far in Africa:  ALGERIA The ...

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Toll alternatives keep emerging as anti-toll movement forges on

Toll alternatives keep emerging as anti-toll movement forges on

Alternative funding plans are surfacing as a growing chorus of anti-toll advocates are filling up town hall meetings and demanding answers. In Prichard, on Friday, approximately 70 people filled the city council’s chambers where U. S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, held his latest town hall meeting. Tolls, once again, dominated ...

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Wonderful waterparks across the state

Wonderful waterparks across the state

As the temperature soars, and the Santa Clarita Valley bakes in the summer sun, it’s nice to know there are numerous community pools and popular area water parks where residents can take a dip and cool off. However, if you’re looking for a change of scenery, California is home to ...

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Cancun Is Currently Under Siege By A Stinky Seaweed

Cancun Is Currently Under Siege By A Stinky Seaweed

TULUM, MEXICO – JUNE 15: Sargassum, a seaweed-like algae, covers a beach on June 15, 2019 in Tulum, Mexico. Mexico’s Riviera Maya Caribbean tourist towns of Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum are being inundated with tons of foul-smelling Getty Images Situated along the Caribbean Sea, Cancun is a popular ...

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First time in Dubai? Here are 5 things you should do

First time in Dubai? Here are 5 things you should do

Traversing a serene desert on the back of a camel? Scanning the skyline from the tallest building in the world? Or how about catching sun rays on a beach popular for kite surfing? You can do all of these things and more during a visit to Dubai. In 2018, Dubai welcomed nearly 16 million ...

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Summertime chess in iconic Paris park

Bastille Day blitz! If you happen to be in Paris and are passionate about chess, there’s no better place to enjoy the game, either as a player or as a spectator, than at the Jardin du Luxembourg.  During the summer, on average, more than 25 players match wits daily in ...

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Why Apollo 11 Matters

Why Apollo 11 Matters

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag on the surface of the moon, July 20, 1969. (NASA) It was a Cold War victory at a moment when the country needed one. In an Oval Office meeting a few days after Soviet Russia launched Sputnik in October 1957, two ...

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