WMTW | BIDDEFORD, Maine — Whenever dispatchers Dylan Martin and Lori Penney take a 911 call, one of the first and most important questions they ask each caller is "where are you?"
That question proved especially important on Tuesday when a call came in from a kayaker off the coast of Biddeford who had gotten caught in fast-changing weather and dragged more than a mile offshore.
"He didn't have a clue where he was. He was...
The Disney website states that the company “reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that is considered inappropriate.” Instead of being removed, one exhibitionist got a reward.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An airline passenger could wind up paying $14,500 for refusing to wear a face mask and drinking alcohol that he had brought on board.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it proposed the civil penalty against a passenger on a Dec. 23 JetBlue Airways flight that left New York's John F. Kennedy Airport bound for the Dominican Republic, but turned back to JFK because of the man's behavior.
The FAA said the man...
Fox News – A Frontier Airlines flight attendant is being praised for noticing a potential problem as the aircraft was preparing for takeoff:
The plane's wing was still covered in snow and ice.
This worker's actions are now being credited with helping to avoid a possible catastrophe.
An attendant on a Frontier Airlines flight taking off from Nashville International Airport last week noticed that there appeared to be a significant amount of snow and ice on...
American Airlines says it will no longer allow emotional support animals starting next week. The change matches a new Department of Transportation regulation that says airlines aren't required to treat emotional support animals as service animals.
Park rangers cite visitors to Hawaii volcano eruption site
HONOLULU (AP) — Park rangers have cited dozens of people who have gathered at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to witness an ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano.
The rangers said those cited had ventured into dangerous areas to take photos and videos of the volcano eruption that had created a lake of lava in its crater that was 554 feet (169 meters) deep on Thursday.
Chief Ranger Jack...
"We can't rope off every part of Victoria. People have to take responsibility."
(CNN) — A woman in Australia fell off a cliff to her death on Saturday after trying to take a photo at the precarious location.
Rosy Loomba, 38, was with her husband and child when the accident occurred at Grampians National Park, in Australia's Victoria state, according to CNN affiliate Nine News.
They were at Boroka Lookout, an overhang by the side of...
Dec 01, 2020
NY Daily News – A "sex-positive swingers convention" in New Orleans has been linked to 41 positive COVID-19 tests, according to the organizer.
Naughty Events boss Bob Hannaford revealed in a blog post that he regrets staging the four-night Naughty N’awlins event that kicked off Nov. 11 and climaxed with a Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball.
He said the previously postponed party laid out the “strictest protocols,” including masks, temperature checks and wristbands showing testing...
"Do not stop and talk on the trail with people that you do not live with or are in quarantine with."
| No conceivable human activity is beyond the reach of COVID-19 rulemakers
Nov. 22, 2020
US News & World Report – Snowmobilers can still enjoy the sport in Vermont this winter amid the coronavirus pandemic as long as they abide by the governor's emergency orders, officials say.
Out-of-staters can come to Vermont and snowmobile if they quarantine for...
People at airports "are going to get us into even more trouble than we're in right now." – Dr. Anthony Fauci
Nov 22, 2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Millions of Americans bought tickets to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving before the nation's top public health agency pleaded with them not to travel for the holiday.
So what are they doing now? In many cases, they're still crowding airports and boarding planes. That's despite relatively lenient cancellation policies that...
"Over the river and through the woods, to Grandma's house we go ... " – NOT in 2020, says CDC
| Thanksgiving traditions canceled as lockdown tightens
PLUS: Sheriff calls Cuomo’s holiday gathering limit ‘unconstitutional’
Nov 19, 2020
CNN – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that Americans should not travel for Thanksgiving, and has posted updated guidelines for safely celebrating the holiday.
"CDC is recommending against travel during the Thanksgiving Day period," Dr. Henry Walke, Covid-19...
Planning a large family gathering in New York for Thanksgiving? Fuggedaboutit.
CNN – Indoor and outdoor gatherings in private homes in New York state will be limited to 10 people, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday.
Covid-19 cases are rising in New York and neighboring states, and the move aims to curb traffic from more restricted states into New York, said Cuomo.
"If the national numbers are going up, and the states around you are going up, be...
Future of business travel unclear as virus upends work life
AP – Brian Contreras represents the worst fears of the lucrative business travel industry.
A partner account executive at a U.S. tech firm, Contreras was used to traveling frequently for his company. But nine months into the pandemic, he and thousands of others are working from home and dialing into video conferences instead of boarding planes.
Contreras manages his North American accounts from Sacramento, California and doesn't...
Nov 05, 2020
AP – In a recent travel update, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention makes it clear: Staying home is the best way to protect yourself against the coronavirus.
If you do travel, the CDC says, sharing a rental home with people from your own household is safer than staying with friends or family who aren't from your household or staying at a hotel where you would encounter more people.
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