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UPDATE: Despite high profile crashes, 2014 isn’t deadliest year for flyers

Posted: July 29, 2014 in News

More than 760 people have been killed in air crashes during the first seven months of the year, the highest number since 2010. Yet, despite several high-profile crashes, including three within a week, involving commercial aircraft, 2014 doesn’t look to be the deadliest year on record, the numbers suggest.

Despite high profile crashes, 2014 isn’t deadliest year for fliers

Posted: July 29, 2014 in News

Nearly 1,000 people have been killed in air crashes during the first seven months of the year, according to the Geneva-based Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives.

The Travel Trolley celebrates five years of seeing the world

Posted: July 25, 2014 in News

The Travel Trolley is celebrating five years of chronicling interesting places to visit, travel news and great places to eat.

Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville offers unique look at ‘Man in Black’

Posted: July 23, 2014 in Seeing America

The Johnny Cash Museum opened its doors to the public in May 2013, features a remarkable collection of Cash artifacts, including the standard concert posters and album covers. But the museum’s collection includes more off the beaten path artifacts.

Is it better to drive or fly this summer? It depends

Posted: July 21, 2014 in News, Seeing America

With summer travel in full swing, many may be debating that age-old question: Better to fly of drive? An answer to that oft-debated question isn’t so clear-cut.

Latest on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Posted: July 19, 2014 in News

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on Thursday, July 17, over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to add eight acres

Posted: July 17, 2014 in Civil War Trail, News

Georgia’s two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to add eight acres of land to the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.

Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine

Posted: July 17, 2014 in News

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route to Kuala Lumpur was shot down today over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.

Malaysia Airline plane crashes in Ukraine

Posted: July 17, 2014 in News

A Malaysia Airline Boeing 777 en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam apparently crashed in eastern Ukraine, according to media reports.

Betsy Ross: A great story in American folklore

Posted: July 16, 2014 in Featured, History, Seeing America

The story of Betsy Ross is one of the great American legends. While it’s a great story, it’s most likely just a legend. Most sources indicate the legend entered the nation’s annals of history in the 1870s as the country celebrated its centennial thanks to Ross’ grandson.