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How To Turn An “Absolutely Not” Into A “Yes”
If you’ve ever hit a figurative brick wall when you’re dealing with a company, you know how frustrating it can be.
I rented a clunker — now they want my cash
Nancy Westcott’s rental through Enterprise does not go well. She’s handed the keys to a junky car and then she’s accused of damaging it when she returns it. Now the company wants $775 from her. What can she do?
Do corporate travel managers support body scans and pat-downs?
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to find anyone who supports the Transportation Security Administration’s controversial body scan and pat-down procedures. But this morning, it seemed as if I had: corporate travel managers.
Pilot who posted security flaw video online is punished by the TSA
An airline pilot who posted a series of videos online that exposed shortcomings in airport security has been punished by the Transportation Security Administration, which included a visit to his home by federal agents and sheriff’s deputies.
“We don’t like the idea that Metro riders are being treated as if they are potential terrorists”
Sue Udry is the executive director the Defending Dissent Foundation, a 50-year-old organization whose mission is to protect and advance the right of dissent. Her organization has teamed up with two other civil rights groups to protest the Washington Metro Transit Police’s decision to begin searching subway passengers in the nation’s capital.
The social network goes skiing
Before he downloaded an iPhone app called Cyclemeter two months ago, Donald McNeill had only a vague idea of where he’d skied on any given day.
But after he hit the slopes of Killington, Vt., for a few early-season runs last weekend, he knew exactly where he’d been — right down to the minute.
Attention, bargain-hunters! “Opaque” doesn’t necessarily mean “cheapest”
One of the most frequently-repeated pieces of advice for bargain-hunters is that you’ll always find a deal on one of the so-called “opaque” travel websites, like Hotwire or Priceline.
Coming soon: full-body scanners at salad bars?
Sounds absurd, I know, but after the latest report that terrorists are targeting our all-you-can-eat restaurants, would anyone be surprised?
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