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The faces of Southern Italy

SANT'ELIA, Italy - When you're standing on a cliff on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, you don't look down. You look up, mumble a prayer and you jump.

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Steam train rolls in at Utah's Golden Spike historic site

No. 119 is one of two replicas of 1860s steam trains at Golden Spike National Historic Site in northern Utah. The site marks the spot where America's first Transcontinental Railroad was completed in May 1869. The two trains chug back and forth from their display spots for visitors once a day. Video taken July 2, 2016.

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Six hot new spots to dine in Stockton

It doesn't matter what draws you to Stockton's sunny streets. Whether you're Delta bound, wine-country set, or simply headed downtown for a concert or game, you'll need nourishment. Stockton's dining scene has taken off in recent years.

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On Orcas Island in Washington, hiking and hot tubs

If the Bernie Sanders campaign searched the nation for its ideal microtarget, it might not find a more receptive audience than at Doe Bay Resort on idyllic Orcas Island in Washington. After all, this is a tolerant place, and if you’re a vegan who owns a Prius and an extensive record collection but no TV, you won’t feel out of place.

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3 airfare hacks for the committed penny-pincher

There’s so much advice today on how to find rock-bottom airfares that it can be difficult to filter out the noise. Here are three flight-booking tips, though, that I can almost guarantee you weren’t aware of. They’re outlier tips – meaning they’ll require a bit of time and energy (and, in one case, flexibility) to employ – but when used properly, they’ll almost definitely save you a big chunk of money.

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Steam train rolls in at Utah's Golden Spike historic site

No. 119 is one of two replicas of 1860s steam trains at Golden Spike National Historic Site in northern Utah. The site marks the spot where America's first Transcontinental Railroad was completed in May 1869. The two trains chug back and forth from their display spots for visitors once a day. Video taken July 2, 2016.
Nate Poppino npoppino@idahostatesman.com
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