Daily Archives: August 1, 2009

Suspect Arrested At LaGuardia With Fake Bomb

The Central Terminal at LaGuardia was evacuated today and a man with a fake bomb was arrested, several sources reported. The airport was closed for several hours, with no flights going out and all incoming flights diverted. Flights resumed around 8 a.m.  and the Central Terminal was reopened shortly before 9 a.m., but its Concourse C remained closed as a crime scene. The New York Daily News said several passengers alerted authorities about a man who looked drunk; when approached, he claimed to have a bomb.

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Where To Find Hotel Deals

You keep hearing about wildly discounted hotel rates. But when you look at hotel Web sites the deals aren’t all that impressive. What’s going on?

Hotels are indeed discounting deeply, but they’re trying to do it in ways they hope won’t undercut their standard rack rates. Therefore, many of the best rates are being offered  through  Twitter links, discount Web sites, emails to members of loyalty programs and opaque booking services such as Priceline and Hotwire.

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