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In Midst of Pandemic, Resorts Prepare For Summer Guests

RICHMOND, Minn. — Families are waiting to see what their summer vacations will look like in the midst of a pandemic, but some of the places preparing to host them are still making plans. At Riverside Resort on the Horseshoe …

Vegas Newspaper Finds Trouble Tracking Casino Response Plans

LAS VEGAS — Nevada security officials had trouble tracking resort emergency response plans, months after the Legislature tightened requirements for 91 casinos statewide to update and maintain playbooks for incidents including active shooters and natural disasters, a newspaper reported. The …

Board of Iowa Insurance Pool Travels Far for Public Meetings

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Board members of an Iowa government insurance program have frequently held public meetings at posh out-of-state resorts, costing tens of thousands of dollars while making it harder for the public to attend, a review by The …

Moose on the Loose! Half-Ton Visitors Crash Colorado Resorts

Colorado’s moose population has boomed over the past few decades and that’s led to surprise encounters between human and beast in mountain resort towns, including house crashing. This year in Breckenridge, the sound of breaking glass prompted residents to call …

Cancun Area Resorts Empty as Hurricane Approaches

Tourists abandoned Cancun and other resorts while Mexican authorities evacuated hundreds of residents from low-lying areas ahead of a weakened Hurricane Rina’s pass along Yucatan’s Caribbean coast Thursday. Civil protection officials moved some 2,300 people from Holbox, an island where …