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5 tips for planning travel this fall MPR News

If you’ve been to the airport this summer, you know that travel is back. As vaccination rates increased and pandemic restrictions lifted, people booked flights for delayed vacations, family

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U.S. travelers are back in the saddle again

(7 days ago) The U.S. travel industry is rebounding after taking massive hits early in the pandemic. But Americans are making different choices now, such as staying closer to home and choosing rural destinations.

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Q&A: America's new COVID-19 rules for international …

(5 days ago) The Biden administration is rolling out new international travel policies affecting Americans and noncitizens alike who want to fly into the U.S. The goal is …

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U.S. easing foreign travel restrictions; vaccinations …

(Just Now) The U.S. will ease foreign travel restrictions to the country beginning in November, allowing foreigners in if they have proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test, the White House said Monday.

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How to plan a genealogical travel adventure

(7 days ago) • With Some Digging, Roots Travel Rewards Both Agents and Clients. The growing popularity of Ancestry.com is a sign that more travel agencies should offer roots travel. (Travel Market Report)

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What impact will the new travel ban have on Minnesota

(8 days ago) On Oct. 18, new travel restrictions ordered by President Trump will go into effect. They'll impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North …

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If you could travel through time, where would you go

(2 days ago) Time travel might seem like a fantasy, but some scientists think it could become a reality. One of them, the physicist Ronald Mallett, has developed a …

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Where the Wilder things are: The Laura Ingalls Wilder …

(9 days ago) Meg Martin | MPR News 2014. Laura Elizabeth Ingalls was born on Feb. 7, 1867, seven miles north of the village of Pepin. (For those reading along, these are the "The Little House in the Big Woods

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Travel bans grow amid warnings viral pandemic will …

(9 days ago) Sweeping travel bans accelerated around the globe Thursday, walling regions apart, keeping people inside their homes and slowing the engines of commerce to try to stem the unfolding coronavirus

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Wonderstruck tells story of ‘people of the eye’ State of the Arts

(8 days ago) They both leave home to travel to New York City. 3. They are both characters in Brian Selznick’s new book

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Travelers from Minnesota still trying to get home after countries …

(8 days ago) Updated: Tuesday, March 24, 11:30 a.m. Minnesotans are still trying to get back after some countries temporarily suspended air travel because of coronavirus concerns. Jennifer Schmaedeke has

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Traveling this summer

(5 days ago) Travel experts say it lines up with an expected surge in “revenge travel,” Americans who are eager to shed the pandemic — with all its disappointment and canceled plans — and finally get

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Cook County to second-home owners: Stay away, for now

(1 days ago) The Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a travel advisory at its meeting in Grand Marais, Minn., requesting that seasonal or second homeowners stay home — for the

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The key to sustainable travel

(4 days ago) "Any travel can be more sustainable, but not all travel is sustainable," Dodds said. Christ emphasized that it's important to think beyond …

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Winter travel raises more fears of viral spread

(8 days ago) Tens of millions of people are expected to travel to family gatherings or winter vacations over Christmas. That's despite pleas by public health experts who fear the result could be another surge

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EU takes U.S. off safe travel list; backs travel restrictions MPR News

(9 days ago) The decision by the European Council to remove the U.S. from a safe list of countries for nonessential travel reverses its advice in June, when the bloc recommended lifting restrictions on U.S

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Minnesota’s stay-at-home order encourages getting outside, but …

(6 days ago) Deciding exactly how far to travel during the state’s social distancing efforts is left to individuals — and the calculus is complicated. Thorpe is …

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Icy roads lead to hundreds of crashes in Minnesota; arctic air …

(3 days ago) No-travel advisories remained in effect for a few Minnesota highways as of Saturday evening, including U.S. Highway 71 between Windom and Willmar. Road across the state were snow- and ice-covered.

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Minnesotans share their stories of traveling for labor and delivery …

(9 days ago) The travel gave me the most anxiety. Would we make it? When should we down? I had had one baby two years earlier. She was born 10 days early. At that time we lived in Duluth. I had a strong

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If Somalia is too dangerous for travel, why not for deportation

(6 days ago) On the other hand, the State Department continues to warn U.S. citizens that Somalia is a dangerous place to travel. It says violent …

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Trump curbs immigration for 6 nations; not a full travel ban

(Just Now) The current restrictions follow Trump’s travel ban, which the Supreme Court upheld as lawful in 2018. They are significantly softer than Trump’s initial ban, which had suspended travel from

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U.S. declares emergency, new entry restrictions due to virus

(8 days ago) The announcement came hours after the State Department issued a level 4 “Do Not Travel" advisory, the highest grade of warning, and told Americans in China to consider departing using commercial

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Canada may open border to fully vaccinated Americans next …

(4 days ago) The U.S. Travel Association estimates that each month the border is closed costs $1.5 billion. Canadian officials say Canada had about 22 …

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Live weather updates Minnesota Public Radio News

(6 days ago) DeFebo says travel conditions on the turnpike are extremely hazardous and traffic is moving at a crawl in some sections. ___ 9:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says New Jersey is experiencing moderate coastal flooding, and some areas are at risk of major flooding.

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Lost your vaccine card

(5 days ago) In August, after two tourists were arrested after allegedly using fake vaccine cards to travel into Hawaii, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called on federal law enforcement agencies to target

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Thinking of heading to a cabin to wait out the coronavirus

(3 days ago) The Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce, meanwhile, is not encouraging people to travel up north, said Matt Kilian, the chamber’s president. “But in the same breath, we’re not discouraging

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No drama corona-Christmas has some secretly jumping for joy

(9 days ago) Birx and other virus experts couldn't be clearer about the need to avoid travel and large gatherings, along with hugging and kissing loved …

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Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

(9 days ago) Pence's office said late Saturday that he would travel to a rally in Kinston, N.C., on Sunday. The Trump campaign has also scheduled him for a rally in Hibbing, Minn., on Monday.

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Travel websites worry Congress will doom their business with new …

(4 days ago) Travel sites worry Congress will impose requirements they're unable to fulfill, because the airlines control baggage fees, schedule changes and other policies, and may not fully share the information.

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U.S. ups travel restrictions as Trump says more coronavirus cases …

(1 days ago) Travel to Iran is already quite limited, though some families are allowed to travel there on a visa. It is one of the seven initial countries …

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Obama says swine flu is not 'cause for alarm'

(4 days ago) The U.S. hasn't advised against travel to Mexico but does urge precautions such as frequent hand-washing while there, and has begun …

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Border crossing woes may trip tourists, resorts in MN’s Northwest …

(2 days ago) People who are fishing have to travel 16 miles out of the way to reach the phone booth. “You put tourists in that cold when it’s getting dark over that stretch of …

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Coronavirus prompts U of M, St. Thomas to suspend some study …

(4 days ago) Coronavirus prompts U of M, St. Thomas to suspend some study-abroad programs. A disinfection professional wears protective gear while spraying antiseptic solution to fight COVID-19 at a market on

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Nov. 30 update on COVID-19 in MN: Walz expects no-gather …

(4 days ago) Gov. Tim Walz said Monday he’ll likely call on Minnesotans not to travel or gather for Christmas, as he did for Thanksgiving. Authorities are bracing for a jump in cases, hospitalizations and

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The harsh reality behind the Merry Pranksters 'Magic Trip'

(Just Now) The harsh reality behind the Merry Pranksters 'Magic Trip'. This 1934 International Harvester school bus, named "Further" became an international icon of …

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U.S. advises against travel to China over virus outbreak

(Just Now) China counted 9,692 confirmed cases with a death toll of 213, including 43 new fatalities. The U.S. State Department is advising against all travel to China because of the outbreak of a new virus.

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EU condemns Trump travel ban from Europe as virus spreads

(8 days ago) The European Union on Thursday lashed out at President Trump's "unilateral" decision to restrict travel from Europe to the United States over the coronavirus, saying that the illness does not

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Snowbirds returning to Minnesota find quarantine, wariness — …

(7 days ago) Snowbirds — residents who winter in warmer climes — are making their annual migration back to Minnesota by the thousands. Some are worried about staying healthy during the trip home. And in

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Sorry, we have to cancel: Minnesota resorts worry about their …

(9 days ago) State health officials are asking residents to limit their travel — and the state Department of Natural Resources is asking anglers to spend their walleye fishing opener this weekend close to home.

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As COVID surges, Minnesota dials it back. Here’s what you need to …

(8 days ago) The state Health Department has traced more than 16,000 cases to out-of-state travel since the pandemic began, and neighboring states — the Dakotas, Iowa and Wisconsin — have some of the

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Health secretary Price resigns amid travel investigations MPR News

(3 days ago) The work-related travel, which was first reported Sept. 19 by Politico, cost taxpayers nearly $1 million, or about $400,000 for private charters and $500,000 in military airplane costs. Most of

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Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

(Just Now) The case is at the Supreme Court because two federal appellate courts have ruled against the Trump travel policy, which would impose a 90-day pause in travel from citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia

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Flooding disrupts barge traffic on the Mississippi River

(3 days ago) Meanwhile, shipments of fertilizer that normally travel up the river to communities from St. Louis to St. Paul haven't made it through. The inability to get the grain down the river has

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Trump expected to restrict trade, travel with Cuba

(4 days ago) Travel to the island is already limited to visitors in 12 authorized categories, but there is little enforcement. And with renewed commercial air service, visits to Cuba have soared.

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Megabus -- you get what you pay for

(8 days ago) Scrounge around under your couch cushions for money and you just might come up with enough change for a trip to Chicago. A new bus service is touting fares from the Twin Cities for as little as $1.

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Thursday a.m. update: COVID-19 crisis cancels travel, classes and …

(6 days ago) President Trump has suspended travel between the U.S. and Europe, aside from the United Kingdom, for 30 days. He placed blame on the European Union for not acting quickly enough to stymie

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Omar: Israel's treatment of Palestinians ‘not consistent with being …

(5 days ago) Omar brought some 5th District constituents along to share their own stories about travel restrictions in Israel. Lana Barkawi of Minneapolis is a …

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