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Tourists return to Greensboro Science Center as center rebounds for COVID slump; ‘It is really looking hopeful for the future’

Sunny skies, warm weather, and an effective vaccine. It’s the perfect springboard for North Carolina’s tourism industry after a dramatic drop in spending.

The path to return to normal finally feels within reach for local tourist attractions.

“I think spring break, coupled with the beautiful weather that we’ve had, coupled with people being vaccinated and including the capacity restrictions being lifted, it really worked out well for us,” said Erica Brown, with the Greensboro Science Center.

People are slowly starting to make travel plans again. Dantonio Mauney’s family planned a trip from Roanoke, Virginia, to Greensboro. It was their first

Trump to return to White House early from Mar-a-Lago vacation

Dec. 31 (UPI) — President Donald Trump is expected cut short his vacation in Florida over the winter holiday to return to the White House on Thursday.

Trump was scheduled to return to Washington, D.C., on Friday, but he will now be leaving his Palm Beach, Fla., Mar-a-Lago resort for the White House at 11 a.m., according to his daily schedule, which was released late Wednesday.

His return to Washington means he will not be in the Sunshine State for the annual New Year’s Eve party held at his club, which he and lady Melania Trump had left the

Local tourist attractions plan return

WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS – For Mary Kay Wydra, the president of the Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, 2020 was not a good year.

“It was challenging year to say the least,” She told Reminder Publishing.

Tourism is not only big business for the commonwealth, it’s big business for Hampden and Hampshire counties.

According to the state-wide 2018 statistics (the latest available) from the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) Direct spending was $24.2 billion; State and local taxes: $1.6 billion; Jobs supported: 153,200; Wages paid: $5.6 billion; 27.6 Million Domestic Visitors: 1.8 Million Overseas Visitors; and 700,000 Canadian

Trump Abruptly Cuts Short Florida Vacation To Return To White House

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is cutting short his Florida holiday vacation and returning to Washington on Thursday, one day earlier than expected for reasons the White House didn’t explain.

The White House announced the abrupt change in the president’s schedule late Wednesday, hours after Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said he will raise objections next week when Congress meets to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November election.

It’s a futile attempt to remain in power that Trump has been pushing following the failure of scores of legal challenges to the election outcome by

Brooks Koepka to make PGA Tour return at 2020 CJ Cup following two-month layoff to rehab injured knee

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For the first time in two months, Brooks Koepka will play a PGA Tour event as he makes his return following rehab on his left knee at the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas next week. Koepka missed the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club and has not played on the PGA Tour since missing the cut at the Wyndham Championship in August.

Koepka joins a slew of huge names participating in this year’s CJ Cup, which moved from South Korea to Las Vegas because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Justin