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Colorado’s Chimney Rock Named National Monument By President Obama

Colorado’s Chimney Rock Named National Monument By President Obama

Chimney Rock, one of the West's great historical settings and natural wonders, has been proclaimed a national monument by President Barack Obama.

Located in the San Juan National Forest in southwestern Colorado, Chimney Rock offers a spectacular landscape rich in history and Native American culture.

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Work Underway for Second Westin Hotel in Downtown Austin, Texas

Work Underway for Second Westin Hotel in Downtown Austin, Texas Construction is underway for a second Westin hotel in Austin, Texas, with the hotel scheduled to open in Spring 2015 on the northeast corner of East Fifth Street and San Jacinto Boulevard.

The 366-room hotel will be the 24th White Lodging-managed hote...
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Preservation

Tips to Limit Flood, Storm Damage to Family Heirlooms

Tips to Limit Flood, Storm Damage to Family Heirlooms Tropical storms and other flood events such as rivers overflowing their banks are often termed disasters because of injuries, fatalities and the destruction of homes and businesses. Part of the disaster is the loss of family culture or heirlooms.

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Texas Offering Holiday Food, Fun & Festivities

Texas Offering Holiday Food, Fun & Festivities Texas is presenting a variety of distinctive holiday events, many of them available through Jan. 4, 2009, and they range from tree lighting festivals to historic home tours, markets and parades.

One thing is for sure: No snow boots or parkas are requi...
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OnTravel in the West / Paul Lasley

A Must-See: the National Museum of the American Indian (Part 1)

A Must-See: the National Museum of the American Indian (Part 1) There are spectacular artifacts and stunning works of native art in the National Museum of the American Indian, located on the Mall in Washington D.C. But if you expect just great examples of art and artifacts, you'll miss the point.

This is a museum ...
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