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That pushed the jackpot to $400 million for the next drawing, scheduled for Wednesday, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs the Powerball game. Over the past two years, Powerball prizes have nearly doubled in size after ticket prices rose to $2 from $1 and California, the nation's most populous state, joined the game.
Marathons represent big business opportunities for hotels. What properties are doing to draw in runners as guests.
Starting in March, passengers on some Alaska flights will get free Old 55 Pale Ale made by Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling.
Hundreds of more flights are canceled as airlines struggle with storm-battered Valentine's weekend schedules.
Feb 14- Hyatt Hotels Corp recorded a better-than-expected jump in quarterly revenue as growing confidence in the U.S. economy drew more business travelers and tourists to its hotels in the Americas.
Amid the luxurious surroundings of Wimbledon is a chance to make an unusual investment that could see returns of over 200 percent.
Retailers in China are hoping to feel a double dose of love this year as Chinese Valentine's Day coincides with the Western one, a first in 19 years.
MACAU, Feb 14- Macau gambling kingpin Stanley Ho helped put the former Portuguese colony on the map 40 years ago with the fluorescent, onion-shaped Casino Lisboa. Now, the pioneer of old Macau is creating a new landmark- a $3.9 billion resort that will be one of the final projects to open on China's booming Las Vegas-style Cotai strip.
Choosing the right person to spend the rest of your life with is one of the most important decisions you can make, and with so many fish in the sea, more singles are heading online to find their soul mate.
Feb 13- Orbitz Worldwide Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday and said it was making investments to improve its airline-ticket business, sending its heavily shorted shares up 28 percent for their biggest gain since August.
Travel was tied up from Atlanta to Canada as yet another storm with wet, heavy snow hit the United States.
Feb 13- Orbitz Worldwide Inc, an online travel agency, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as it booked more hotel stays and vacation packages. Earnings were $5.3 million, or 5 cents a share, in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of $314.6 million, or $2.96 a share, a year earlier.
About 67 million international travelers visited the United States in 2012, a number boosted by a $72 million marketing program.
The place where the Right Stuff was born is now the home of the new private space industry.
Winter travel is up, especially among people booking near-term trips to warm-weather destinations.
NEW YORK, Feb 12- Cathy West fell for Chewy the minute she saw him. Within a day, West, who lives in Orange County, California, realized something was wrong. This week all dog fanciers were focused on the parade of purebreds at the 138th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.
The FCC's deadline for public comment on permitting voice calls on planes is Friday. Many international carriers already allow it.
Shirley Temple, the child star who sang and danced her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to her publicist.
NEW YORK, Feb 10- Basset hounds, German shepherds and poodles sporting crazy hairdos are prancing in front of pet lovers this week at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Suzanne Dempsey, a doctor of veterinary medicine from the Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, has advice for would-be dog owners.
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