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Pro Bowl To Be Held In Arizona This Coming Season

The game will be played at the University of Phoenix Stadium, the site of the Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

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Watch: ‘Wasted’ UC Santa Barbara Fan Runs Onto Court, Confronts Hawaii Coach

The fan was “wasted” and “in a different world,” Hawaii coach Gib Arnold said.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2014

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Visit A Vodka Distillery… In Paradise

If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!

01/17/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

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Best Winter Getaways In America

Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.

11/26/2013

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How To Do Hawaii Like A Man

Kauai is the place to visit if you like your slice of paradise served with a healthy dose of well-earned cuts and bruises, and a sore muscle or two. It’s an amazing, exotic place that’s definitely worth the visit, but if you’re going to attempt it — you should do it right. And here is how.

10/30/2013

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Most Relaxing Resorts In The United States

Embark upon a relaxing trip away from crowds and heavy traffic and into calmer, more peaceful destinations.

10/22/2013

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

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Best Post Labor Day Deal Escapes

Get the best deals the travel world has to offer this season, with these insider secrets from top travel pros.

08/12/2013

Koki, an 11-year-old Boston Terrier, was found in Hawaii, eight years after her owner, Waukegan teacher Sheryl Jans, last saw her. (Credit: GiveForward)

Eight Years Later, Waukegan Teacher Hopes To Be Reunited With Dog

Shelter workers in Hawaii found a microchip on Koki, an 11-year-old Boston Terrier, which led back to Sheryl Jans, an 8th grade English teacher at Abbott Elementary School in Waukegan.

WBBM Newsradio–07/08/2013

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Where Would You Rather Vacation?

04/07/2012

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Governor Says It’s ‘So Stupid’ Hawaii Must Pay NFL Millions For Pro Bowl

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie says it’s “so stupid” that the cash-strapped state pays millions to host the Pro Bowl when the money could be used for education.

06/10/2011

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Before Visting Oprah, Obama Releases Birth Certificate

Before President Obama arrived in Chicago today for a taping of the Oprah Winfrey Show, he hoped to put to rest a long-simmering debate about his U.S. citizenship–releasing his birth certificate that shows he was indeed born in Hawaii.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

President Barack Obama speaks to the media at the briefing room of the White House (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hawaii Won’t Release Obama Birth Info

Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie is ending his quest to reveal more information about President Barack Obama’s Hawaii birth because it’s against state law to release private documents.

01/21/2011

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Killer On Way To Hawaii As Victim’s Family Holds Vigil

Justin Boulay is out of prison and on his way to the palm trees and beaches of balmy Hawaii after spending 12 years behind bars for strangling his ex-girlfriend, Andrea Faye Will, at Eastern Illinois University downstate.

11/16/2010

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Victim’s Friends, Family Dread Killer’s Early Release

After serving 12 years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Justin Boulay is slated to be released from prison. His victim’s friends and family are outraged.

11/15/2010

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Mom Of Slain Student ‘Outraged’ Killer Will Be In Hawaii

Despite efforts by a Honolulu prosecutor, an Illinois man convicted of killing an Eastern Illinois University student in 1998 will be allowed to move to Hawaii after he’s released on parole Tuesday.

11/13/2010