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    Start Planning Your Family Trip To The New St. Regis Bermuda Resort

    “That was one of the best massages I’ve ever had,” I told my husband as I soared back to the beach following an epic deep tissue treatment. “These are the best blueberries in the world,” my son marveled at breakfast the next morning before flinging a gum-ball sized berry into his mouth. “This is the softest sand ever!” My daughter exclaimed later that day as she tiptoed along St. Catherine’s Beach into its warm, teal water. The new St. Regis Bermuda Resort, situated in quiet St. George’s Parish on Bermuda’s Eastern end, has no shortage of superlatives to describe it.  

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    4 California Families Remain Stuck in Afghanistan After Summer Vacation, 2 Back in U.S.

    Four California families remain stuck in Afghanistan after visiting relatives in the country during their summer vacations, while two families have made it back to the U.S., officials said Thursday. The families are all from El Cajon, a suburb east of San Diego, which has a large refugee population. Many of the families had gone to Afghanistan so the children could see their grandparents in May and early June, before the Taliban took over the government. U.S. government officials and California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa have been working to get the other four families safely evacuated as the two other  

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    Tips for Your Next Family Road Trip, by Travel Writers

    By Margot Black More people are taking road trips than ever before, despite the fact that bundling your family into a car and driving for hours on end might sound more like your worst nightmare than a fun vacation. I’m living proof that it can be fabulous — but you have to approach the idea intelligently. The beauty of a family road trip is that you can be the master of your own destiny. Driving is easy and often cheap in comparison to airline tickets, and it can give you a lovely sense of freedom. But not with the kids  

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    Family trip to Montana takes flight

    A Morrin family, turned back at the Canada/ U.S. border had a lofty idea and took to the sky.Darcy Graham tells the Mail, she, her husband Bob, and daughter­­­­ Charly planned a trip so her daughter could attend a drama course in Montana. The course was connected with Missoula Children’s Theatre.“She is going into musical theatre, so she took a two-week course,” explains Darcy.They travelled on Wednesday, July 28.“We tried to get through the border by car, and they turned us away in a heartbeat, even though education is essential,” she said.However, she said  

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    ‘We let our guard down’ | New mother’s lungs collapse after catching COVID on family vacation

    LAFAYETTE, La. — The youngest patient in the ICU at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette is also one of the sickest. Keighlie Reaux was eight months pregnant when she and her family members went on a trip. Her mother Amie spoke to CBS’s David Begnaud, a Lafayette native covering the pandemic in Louisiana and elsewhere. “We let our guard down. We started venturing out. We booked a family vacation,” Amie told Begnaud. “We thought, like the rest of the world: ‘This isn’t that real of a virus, it didn’t attack our family.’” But it did.  

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    6 reasons to go on a family road trip to Pullman (in addition to football)

    Editor’s note: Given the rise in COVID-19 cases due to the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus, safety protocols and other information for venues may change quickly. It’s best to check websites for the latest and to heed local health authorities’ safety recommendations as they’re updated. Last year, there was just one home football game at Washington State University, played in a stadium with empty stands. The second scheduled game got called off at the very last minute because of a positive COVID-19 test. This year, Pullman is more than ready for football season at 100% capacity. The  

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    Freedom band families out $100K after Hawaii trip canceled amid COVID worries

    The cancellation of a Freedom High School band trip to Hawaii’s left students heartbroken and families out more than $100,000. About 10 parents and students attended Monday night’s Bethlehem Area School Board meeting to urge the school district to reconsider the decision to cancel a December trip to Pearl Harbor amid coronavirus concerns. The pandemic already led the trip to be postponed once. Parents are asking the district to reimburse them the cost of their lost deposit if the district won’t revisit the cancellation. Speakers emphasized Hawaii’s strict COVID-19 mitigation protocols for travelers, the trip’s largely outdoor itinerary and the  

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