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With any luck, temperatures in Chicago are on their way up.

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Donald Trump stayed at a Holiday Inn Express last night

Whether or not you think Donald Trump is qualified to be president, he did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.

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Eight cruise ships that aren't floating hotels

It may have been the best night's sleep I've ever had. Setting sail aboard the Star Flyer out of Athens in the middle of the night was serene and dreamy.

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Delta jet aborts takeoff as plane crosses runway

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a Miami-bound Delta Air Lines flight aborted takeoff Wednesday to avoid another aircraft at Atlanta's airport, the FAA said.

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TSA official says he was instructed to racially profile Somali-Americans

A Transportation Security Administration employee alleged in testimony before Congress Wednesday that he was instructed to racially profile Somali-Americans.



How much would you pay for a flight upgrade?

Auctions already set prices in art, property and fresh produce.

So why not airline seats?

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Airfare just keeps getting cheaper

The average price of domestic airfare dropped to $363 in the fourth quarter of 2015 -- the lowest level since 2010, according to the Department of Transportation.



Which hotel chain has the most diverse staff?

Britta Leick-Milde was in the cafeteria when she had a revelation.

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Spirit Airlines scores dead last in customer satisfaction

Spirit Airlines offers some cheap airfare deals, but it also ranks dead last when it comes to customer satisfaction.

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A Taste of Local Wines Draws a Big Crowd in Buellton

Wine lovers had a chance to taste the newest and the premier pours from our area over the weekend.

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TSA finds record 73 firearms in carry-on bags last week

The TSA intercepted a record 73 firearms from airline passengers' carry-on bags last week.


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Bedbugs are drawn to certain colors, study finds

The next time you're packing for a trip, you might want to reach for your brightest-colored luggage. It could help keep bedbugs away.

Automotive Headlines

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Volkswagen's former boss gets $8.2 million payout

Volkswagen's former boss took home $8.2 million in 2015, while the company…

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Ford reports record earnings

Ford Motor's profits more than doubled during the first three months of the year,…

Germany is giving electric cars a big push.

Germany's $1.4 billion boost for electric cars

Germany is giving electric cars a big push.

The government has joined forces with…

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Uber testing 2 minute wait time before it starts charging you

Uber wants passengers to show up or pay up.

The on-demand car service app says it's…

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BMW is building tricked-out wheelchairs for Paralympics

In 2014, BMW made something rather unusual for a car company. It designed a two-man…


Mitsubishi's fuel test scandal draws attention of U.S. regulators

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the automaker to conduct new…

Gas Price Headlines

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Ouch. Oil companies lose whopping $67 billion

American oil companies are drowning in a sea of red ink.

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Saudi Arabia tries to break 'dangerous' addiction to oil

Saudi Arabia has finally revealed what life after oil may look like.

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Average gas prices up 7 cents nationally

National gas prices are on their way up, with the average price per gallon $2.11, up…

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Top oil countries fail to reach deal on production freeze

The world's top oil producers walked away from a marathon negotiating session on…

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Mexico forced to rescue drowning oil giant Pemex

Mexico's state-owned oil company is drowning in a sea of cheap oil.

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US oil boom not slowing enough to solve epic glut

The American oil boom is proving far harder to kill than OPEC expected.

Traffic Headlines

One Killed in Motorcycle and Metrolink Collison Near Camarillo

Woman Killed in Motorcycle-Metrolink Crash Near Camarillo Identified

The California Highway Patrol has arrested the motorcyclist behind the handlebars of…

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Grass Fire Slows Traffic In Ventura

Ventura City Fire Department is investigating the cause of a grass fire near the…

16 year-old Female Killed in Suspected DUI Accident

16 year-old Female Passenger Killed in Suspected DUI Accident

A crash involving a semitrailer in San Luis Obispo County has left at least one…

Woman Suffers Minor Injuries After Jumping From A Moving Car

A woman is recovering in the hospital Thursday morning after jumping from a fast…

Vehicle v. Pedestrian Accident on Carrillo Street

A pedestrian was hit on Carrillo Street around 8:30 Thursday morning.

Authorities Identify Pedestrian Killed on the Freeway Near Goleta Tuesday Night

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident involved a car and a…

Weather Headlines

Oceano Dunes Visitors Battle Strong Winds With Protective Gear

Visitors and locals are gearing up for another windy day in the Oceano Dunes.

Homes damaged from Tornadoes, high winds.

Severe weather: Tornadoes damage homes

A rash of severe weather tore through the central United States, destroying houses…

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Tornadoes, large hail striking Midwestern, Plains states

There is some nasty weather out there and the potential for more.

As night fell there…

Shawnee tornado

A tornado's heading your way: Now what?

Odds are, you're one of four types of people reading this. Either you just found out…

Strong Wind Advisory in Effect, Central Coast Residents Encouraged to Use Safety Precautions

A strong wind advisory for the Central Coast will be in effect until 3 a.m. Tuesday.…

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Strong tornadoes, large hail forecast for Midwest

Large parts of the Midwest will see severe weather starting Tuesday, with the…

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