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The Journal-Standard
Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau publishes visitors’ guideFreeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau publishes visitors' g
Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau publishes visitors’ guide
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau publishes visitors' guide Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 9:00 AM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 9:00 AM FREEPORT — The Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently published the 2016... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
5 fun facts about the PanthersThe Carolina Panthers will play the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 today in Sa
5 fun facts about the Panthers
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
The Carolina Panthers will play the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 today in Santa Clara, Calif. The Panthers are coming off of their best season in franchise history at 15-1. Excitement has become infectious as fans in the Carolinas prepare for the... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
St. Charles resident John Hoscheit receives Charlemagne AwardThe organization bestowed him with a lifetime achievement award during its 94th
St. Charles resident John Hoscheit receives Charlemagne Award
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
The organization bestowed him with a lifetime achievement award during its 94th annual Charlemagne Awards Dinner at the Q Center. Hoscheit, who moved to St. Charles as an eighth-grader, said he was lucky both to grow up and to raise his family there... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Shrine Bowl to returnPITTSBURG — The Kansas Shrine Bowl is coming back to Pittsburg in 2018.Pittsbur
Shrine Bowl to return
The Morning Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
PITTSBURG — The Kansas Shrine Bowl is coming back to Pittsburg in 2018.Pittsburg and Topeka were the finalists for hosting the game and were asked to present proposals in front of the Kansas Shrine Bowl Board of Directors on January 9, according to a... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Super Bowl spillover not happening in MontereyCentral Coast hotels were hoping there would be some Super Bowl spillover filli
Super Bowl spillover not happening in Monterey
KSBW Salinas / Posted 18 hours ago
Central Coast hotels were hoping there would be some Super Bowl spillover filling up rooms this week and weekend, but it isn't happening. "The Super Bowl is not happening on the Monterey Peninsula," said Jan Leasure with Monterey Bay Property... Read more
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Providence Business News
Junior Achievement Announces 2016 Profile in Excellence Award RecipientsWarwick, RI – Junior Achievement of Rhode Island has announced the 2016 recipie
Junior Achievement Announces 2016 Profile in Excellence Award Recipients
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
Warwick, RI – Junior Achievement of Rhode Island has announced the 2016 recipients of the Morris J.W. Gaebe Profile in Excellence Award. The award, Junior Achievement of Rhode Island’s highest honor, is named after Dr. Morris J.W. Gaebe, chancellor... Read more
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The Alpena News
‘Sanctuary’ brand proving successfulDuring Thursday's Alpena County Intergovernmental meeting, Alpena Convention an
‘Sanctuary’ brand proving successful
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
During Thursday's Alpena County Intergovernmental meeting, Alpena Convention and Visitors Bureau President Mary Beth Stutzman gave a presentation that explained how the new brand originated and what is needed for it to reach its full... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
VW welcome center still searching for downtown Chattanooga homeGallery: VW looks for downtown home Volkswagen still is in the hunt for a site
VW welcome center still searching for downtown Chattanooga home
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Gallery: VW looks for downtown home Volkswagen still is in the hunt for a site for its downtown Chattanooga welcome center even in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal, officials say. But it appears unlikely VW can meet a July 1 deadline to set... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Davis Park master plan unveiledA climbing wall, cafe space, a picnic area. Those are just some of the plans fo
Davis Park master plan unveiled
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted yesterday
A climbing wall, cafe space, a picnic area. Those are just some of the plans for Davis Park in Rockford. "Sit on a beach in Rockford Illinois? I'd love that," said Barbara McNamara about the plan for a beach along the park. The master plan was... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Super Bowl 50: Touchdown for tourism on the Central CoastIt is the golden anniversary for the Super Bowl and it is also a golden opportu
Super Bowl 50: Touchdown for tourism on the Central Coast
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted yesterday
It is the golden anniversary for the Super Bowl and it is also a golden opportunity to bring in big tourism money to the Central Coast. Central Coast leaders are hoping Super Bowl 50 fans spend some time exploring the Monterey Peninsula before and... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Des Moines Prepping for Another Round of National AttentionDES MOINES, Iowa -- Three days ago, political ads flooded our television screen
Des Moines Prepping for Another Round of National Attention
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Three days ago, political ads flooded our television screens as the country waited for the results of the Iowa Caucuses, but those days have come and gone. “We move from kind of serious thing of the Iowa caucuses into a more fun... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Down the Road: Two new Freeport events appeal to young professionals When I was asked to write this column, almost two years ago, the premise was
Down the Road: Two new Freeport events appeal to young professionals
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
When I was asked to write this column, almost two years ago, the premise was that it would be about downtown and things for young professionals to do in the area. There is never a... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Wofford shows support for Panthers, Jerry RichardsonStudents, faculty and administrators donned blue along with the school's tradit
Wofford shows support for Panthers, Jerry Richardson
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
Students, faculty and administrators donned blue along with the school's traditional black and gold to show their support for the Carolina Panthers ahead of Super Bowl 50. Hundreds crowded in front of the Main Building for a photo to be sent to... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Visitors Bureau board members prepared to quitAMHERST TWP. — Board members with the Lorain County Visitors Bureau are frustra
Visitors Bureau board members prepared to quit
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
AMHERST TWP. — Board members with the Lorain County Visitors Bureau are frustrated with the Lorain County commissioners’ decision to stop sending money collected from the county’s bed tax to the organization and said Tuesday they’d rather resign en... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Lorain County Commissioners severing relationship with visitors bureauELYRIA – The Lorain County commissioners are severing their relationship with t
Lorain County Commissioners severing relationship with visitors bureau
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
ELYRIA – The Lorain County commissioners are severing their relationship with the Lorain County Visitors Bureau. The commissioners agreed unanimously in a meeting today to give the Visitors Bureau board 30 days notice before they completely end the... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Tough Mudder Challenge coming to Rockford RegionFor any runners looking for the ultimate test, Tough Mudder will be coming to R
Tough Mudder Challenge coming to Rockford Region
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 2 days ago
For any runners looking for the ultimate test, Tough Mudder will be coming to Rockford this spring. The Chicago-Rockford International Airport will welcome the 10-mile challenge on May 21 and 22. The obstacle course tests physical and mental... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches sees 2nd increase in its hotel, motel tax revenue in 2 yearsFor the second year in a row, Nacogdoches hotel motel tax revenue has increased
Nacogdoches sees 2nd increase in its hotel, motel tax revenue in 2 years
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
For the second year in a row, Nacogdoches hotel motel tax revenue has increased. This happened despite the temporary closure of the Fredonia Hotel. The 2015 revenue increase has business leaders asking if the hotel motel bust is over. On Wednesday,... Read more
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The Advocate
Edwards flexible on keeping troopers in New Orleans on long-term basisBacking off calls he made on the campaign trail last fall for a specific timeli
Edwards flexible on keeping troopers in New Orleans on long-term basis
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Backing off calls he made on the campaign trail last fall for a specific timeline for ending the deployment of State Police in the French Quarter, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday he is now considering a more flexible approach. In a joint news... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Activity picking up at CVBThe Great Bend City Council was told Monday night that the number of Convention
Activity picking up at CVB
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The Great Bend City Council was told Monday night that the number of Convention and Visitors Bureau projects has grown steadily since the first of the year. That was when the city officially took over the operations of the CVB. City and CVB staffs... Read more
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Philly.com
PHL chief Gale named Fort Lauderdale airport directorMayor Kenney has named Chellie Cameron, who was Gale's No. 2 and the airport's
PHL chief Gale named Fort Lauderdale airport director
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mayor Kenney has named Chellie Cameron, who was Gale's No. 2 and the airport's chief operating officer, to be Philadelphia airport CEO. In an editorial last week,the South Florida Sun-Sentinel said that Gale "may well be the best choice for the top... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Bill could provide grants to bring conventions to mid-MissouriJEFFERSON CITY - If passed, a bill in the Missouri House could provide grants t
Bill could provide grants to bring conventions to mid-Missouri
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY - If passed, a bill in the Missouri House could provide grants to help attract more conferences and conventions to mid-Missouri. The bill was set to be presented to the House Trade and Tourism committee Wednesday morning. The grants... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
City Council discusses tourism strategyThe Convention and Visitors Bureau may be next on the list to feel the pinch of
City Council discusses tourism strategy
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
The Convention and Visitors Bureau may be next on the list to feel the pinch of a decrease in hotel occupancy taxes if it can't get more people to spend the night in Victoria. The department, which is funded with the tax, has budgeted to spend about... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MIKE MASTERSON: Costs of efficiencyI read last week about Wal-Mart's decision to close 154 stores in 27 states, an
MIKE MASTERSON: Costs of efficiency
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
I read last week about Wal-Mart's decision to close 154 stores in 27 states, and a total of 269 worldwide. That caused me to consider the dire consequences their decision has had, not only on thousands of employees and their families, but on many... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
You, too, can enjoy the show, feel the historyMore visitors are “enjoying the show” Missouri offers and “feeling the history”
You, too, can enjoy the show, feel the history
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
More visitors are “enjoying the show” Missouri offers and “feeling the history” in Jefferson City. Soaring tourism numbers — and the economic benefits — were reported last week by both state and local officials. The theme for the Missouri Division... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Big announcement coming on next Fiesta de la FlorWho doesn't like surprises? Organizers of Fiesta de la Flor, a celebration of
Big announcement coming on next Fiesta de la Flor
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 4 days ago
Who doesn't like surprises? Organizers of Fiesta de la Flor, a celebration of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla-Perez's legacy, are set to make a big announcement about this year's festival. There's no doubt the inaugural festival in April... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Wheeling keeps Super SixFortunately for local hotel owners and restaurateurs, they won't have to worry
Wheeling keeps Super Six
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Fortunately for local hotel owners and restaurateurs, they won't have to worry about that for at least another four years. Wheeling has won its bid to host the Super Six through 2019, according to John Marshall High School Principal Rick Jones, a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
US city’s million dollar makeoverNew Orleans neighbourhoods: Garden District, CBD, Bywater | DailyTelegraph Sea
US city’s million dollar makeover
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
New Orleans neighbourhoods: Garden District, CBD, Bywater | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website YOU’LL notice it everywhere, the fleur-de-lis: stencilled on... Read more
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Perth Now
US city’s million dollar makeoverYOU’LL notice it everywhere, the fleur-de-lis: stencilled on shutters of clapbo
US city’s million dollar makeover
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
YOU’LL notice it everywhere, the fleur-de-lis: stencilled on shutters of clapboard houses, emblazoned in neon on restaurant windows, printed as yellow hieroglyphs on the city’s official flag. Part of New Orleans’ French heritage, the fleur-de-lis... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US city’s million dollar makeoverYOU’LL notice it everywhere, the fleur-de-lis: stencilled on shutters of clapbo
US city’s million dollar makeover
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
YOU’LL notice it everywhere, the fleur-de-lis: stencilled on shutters of clapboard houses, emblazoned in neon on restaurant windows, printed as yellow hieroglyphs on the city’s official flag. Part of New Orleans’ French heritage, the fleur-de-lis... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Costs of efficiencyI read last week about Wal-Mart's decision to close 154 stores in 27 states, an
Costs of efficiency
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
I read last week about Wal-Mart's decision to close 154 stores in 27 states, and a total of 269 worldwide. That caused me to consider the dire consequences their decision has had, not only on thousands of employees and their families, but on many... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Four More Years: West Virginia Super Six Football Championships Staying Put in Ohio CountyFortunately for local hotel owners and restaurateurs, they won't have to worry
Four More Years: West Virginia Super Six Football Championships Staying Put in Ohio County
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 4 days ago
Fortunately for local hotel owners and restaurateurs, they won't have to worry about that for at least another four years. Wheeling won its bid to host the Super Six through 2019, according to John Marshall High School Principal Rick Jones, a member... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Addison Company Helps Brands' Reputations OnlineIgnoring negative comments on social media can cost companies a fortune as cust
Addison Company Helps Brands' Reputations Online
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
Ignoring negative comments on social media can cost companies a fortune as customers turn away. Now, many are paying big bucks to social media specialists to build and protect their online reputation. One Addison company has become the voice for... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
City hires new CVB Director Emily GoadCity of Great Bend Community Coordinator Christina Hayes announced during the C
City hires new CVB Director Emily Goad
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
City of Great Bend Community Coordinator Christina Hayes announced during the City Council meeting Monday that a new Convention and Visitors Bureau Director has been hired. Emily Goad, a Great Bend native, takes the reins when the new CVB office... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Bowling tournament expected to bring in big bucks to RockfordA new sports tournament is getting the ball rolling for Rockford's economy "Th
Bowling tournament expected to bring in big bucks to Rockford
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 4 days ago
A new sports tournament is getting the ball rolling for Rockford's economy "This is a 10 week bowling tournament, and that's really exciting that we have people coming back week after weekend to experience the community and see what the community... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Smith to serve 25 years for February 2015 MurderJOMO restaurant week ends, produces big donationsJOMO restaurant week ends, pro
Smith to serve 25 years for February 2015 Murder
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
JOMO restaurant week ends, produces big donationsJOMO restaurant week ends, produces big donations The third biannual "JOMO Restaurant Week" has came to an end, producing big results. Monday morning, 22 restaurants pulled in trucks and carts full of... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Suspect who assaulted Seneca officer sentenced to prisonJOMO restaurant week ends, produces big donationsJOMO restaurant week ends, pro
Suspect who assaulted Seneca officer sentenced to prison
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
JOMO restaurant week ends, produces big donationsJOMO restaurant week ends, produces big donations The third biannual "JOMO Restaurant Week" has came to an end, producing big results. Monday morning, 22 restaurants pulled in trucks and carts full of... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Smith to serve 25 years for February 2015 MurderJOMO restaurant week ends, produces big donationsJOMO restaurant week ends, pro
Smith to serve 25 years for February 2015 Murder
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
JOMO restaurant week ends, produces big donationsJOMO restaurant week ends, produces big donations The third biannual "JOMO Restaurant Week" has came to an end, producing big results. Monday morning, 22 restaurants pulled in trucks and carts full of... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
City faces drop in hotel fundingA downward trend in hotel stays is starting to have its effect on many Victoria
City faces drop in hotel funding
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
A downward trend in hotel stays is starting to have its effect on many Victoria programs partially funded through hotel occupancy taxes. Nonprofits such as the Victoria Main Street Program said they’ve seen a near 50 percent reduction. “This is the... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Missouri tourism up; Joplin a contributorGovernor Jay Nixon announces Missouri's tourism is on the rise, with a record 4
Missouri tourism up; Joplin a contributor
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 5 days ago
Governor Jay Nixon announces Missouri's tourism is on the rise, with a record 40.4 million visitors in 2015's fiscal year. During that time, visitors spent more than $12.4 billion and supported more than 297,000 jobs. Joplin is a solid contributor... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Missouri tourism up; Joplin a contributorGovernor Jay Nixon announces Missouri's tourism is on the rise, with a record 4
Missouri tourism up; Joplin a contributor
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 5 days ago
Governor Jay Nixon announces Missouri's tourism is on the rise, with a record 40.4 million visitors in 2015's fiscal year. During that time, visitors spent more than $12.4 billion and supported more than 297,000 jobs. Joplin is a solid contributor... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
North Little Rock notebookLibrary exhibiting blues art, photos Blues music's roots in the Mississippi De
North Little Rock notebook
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Library exhibiting blues art, photos Blues music's roots in the Mississippi Delta are the focus of an exhibit that opened Friday in the second-floor gallery of the William F. Laman Public Library's main branch. The exhibition, "A Cast of Blues,"... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absenceSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield f
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absence
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield for the first time in 33 years. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/20pwPop ) reports as many as 4,000 hog producers, industry representatives and... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absenceSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield f
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absence
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield for the first time in 33 years. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/20pwPop ) reports as many as 4,000 hog producers, industry representatives and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absenceSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield for t
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absence
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield for the first time in 33 years. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/20pwPop ) reports as many as 4,000 hog producers, industry representatives and vendors... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
MSP tours surpass 25,000 visitors in 2015Reaching their highest turnout yet, tours at the old Missouri State Penitentiar
MSP tours surpass 25,000 visitors in 2015
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Reaching their highest turnout yet, tours at the old Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP) drew more than 25,000 visitors in 2015. The Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced Friday that last year’s tours attracted 25,945 visitors,... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
St. Paul City Council to Study Airbnb: Are Hosts and Guests Protected?As people visit Minnesota's capital city, more and more travelers are using Air
St. Paul City Council to Study Airbnb: Are Hosts and Guests Protected?
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 7 days ago
As people visit Minnesota's capital city, more and more travelers are using Airbnb, a company that helps you rent your home or apartment or find a rental. 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS looked into what's at stake as St. Paul City Council members try to figure... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Hitch Studio is Downtown Business of the YearBROOKINGS � Downtown Brookings Inc. in partnership with Allegra has named Hitch
Brookings Register Hitch Studio is Downtown Business of the Year
Brookings Daily Register / Posted 8 days ago
BROOKINGS � Downtown Brookings Inc. in partnership with Allegra has named Hitch Studio the 2015 recipient of the Doris Roden Downtown Business of the Year Award. The honor was announced at the 2015 annual meeting of the Brookings Convention and... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Former convention bureau director charged with theftMARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - The former director of the Marshalltown Convention an
Former convention bureau director charged with theft
KTTC Rochester / Posted 8 days ago
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - The former director of the Marshalltown Convention and Visitors Bureau has been accused of embezzlement. Shannon Espenscheid is charged with theft and ongoing criminal conduct. There was no answer Friday at a phone listed... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Former convention bureau director charged with theftMARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - The former director of the Marshalltown Convention an
Former convention bureau director charged with theft
KWWL Iowa / Posted 8 days ago
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - The former director of the Marshalltown Convention and Visitors Bureau has been accused of embezzlement. Shannon Espenscheid is charged with theft and ongoing criminal conduct. There was no answer Friday at a phone listed... Read more
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New York Magazine
Our Trump DumpNew York​​ Magazine’s look back on the GOP prince’s days as an NYC clown. Last
Our Trump Dump
New York Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
New York​​ Magazine’s look back on the GOP prince’s days as an NYC clown. Last April, when President Obama delivered his annual roast at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, he homed in on a familiar target for ridicule. “And Donald Trump is... Read more
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