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Guide To Vacationing In Arizona

Use this travel guide to Arizona to help you sort out the best of what to see, where to eat and where to stay.

10/03/2014

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Travel By Train For Your Next Vacation

To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.

09/11/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

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Budget Travel Tips For Atlantic City

Read on for budget travel tips for entertainment, travel, dining and lodging on the Jersey shore at Atlantic City

08/01/2014

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22 Train Cars Come Off Track In Gainesville

A massive train derailment in Cooke County on Tuesday night left surprisingly few lasting effects, despite the fact that 22 rail cars carrying iron ore came off of the track.

05/21/2014

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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

Train Derails In San Antonio, No One Hurt

Amtrak officials say none of the 46 passengers on a train that derailed in South Texas were hurt.

08/25/2013

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Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Discussed

Transportation officials are studying the feasibility of adding high speed passenger rail service to alleviate road congestion along an 850-mile corridor extending from Oklahoma City into South Texas.

03/31/2013

Tourists walk the beach at sunset ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 26, 2012 at Madeira Beach, Florida. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Tropical Storm Isaac Affecting Travelers In North Texas

Janice Fajobi is trying to get back to her home in Lafayette, Louisiana. With southern Louisiana under threat, it is not the best time to be traveling that way.

08/27/2012

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Driver Hurt As Amtrak Train Slams Into 18-Wheeler

The driver of a tractor trailer rig carrying grass pallets is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after an Amtrak train slammed into the truck’s cab at a private crossing in far western Arlington.

06/29/2012

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Man Struck & Killed By Fort Worth Amtrak Train

One person is dead after being hit by a passenger train in Fort Worth. The Amtrak train, headed from Chicago to San Francisco, was making its way into the east side of Fort Worth when the incident happened.

06/04/2012

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Passenger Train Could Connect DFW To Shreveport

Amtrak and Texas transportation officials are looking into starting passenger rail service from the DFW area to the Shreveport, Louisiana.

03/02/2012

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