In Oregon: On the Trail of Ale

In Oregon: On the Trail of Ale

The first evening in our new hometown of Eugene, Oregon, my wife and I walked to a grocery store across the street from our temporary lodgings to purchase some take-out food for dinner. While my wife searched in vain for an already-chilled bottle of white wine—that store provides a “quick-chilling” vat of liquid so customers …

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Trump “Travel Ban” Partially Back in Place Until Supreme Court Rules

Trump “Travel Ban” Partially Back in Place Until Supreme Court Rules

Supreme Court Will Hear Trump Travel Ban Challenge (Last updated at 5:15 p.m., PDT, Wednesday, July 19, 2017) In an unsigned order issued today, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review lower court rulings which had blocked enforcement of an executive order signed by Donald Trump in March that block entry into the U.S. by …

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TSA Plan to Check Books and Other Items in Carry-on Bags

TSA Plan to Check Books and Other Items in Carry-on Bags

(Updated, 10:00 a.m., PDT, Wednesday, June 28, 2017.) At the beginning of this month, Tales Told From The Road reported “that at ten U.S. airports TSA was testing a requirement that electronic devices larger than a smartphone be removed from carry-on bags.” News outlets, including The Hill, are reporting that the agency now wants to …

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