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Newsflash: Presidents Still Work While On Vacation

Newsflash: Presidents Still Work While On Vacation
A crisis-weary president addresses the nation on the latest turmoil in the Middle East while on vacation away from the White House, as his staff assures reporters he will be able to monitor world affairs from the comfort of his oceanside home. No, it's …
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Want a raise? Try taking a vacation
According to internal research by audit firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young), employees who use more vacation days end up with better performance reviews. "In the U.S. and Canada … for each 10 vacation hours a person took, we found on average that …
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How To Come Back From Vacation And Not Want To Die
I've just come back from a month in Portland OR, and let me tell you, leaving the 80 degree heat, clear blue skies, friendly smiles, delicious food, and big welcomes and coming home to the beautiful laughable English weather, crappy service, bad …
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Summer Vacation Is Officially Over. How To Ease Back Into Work

Summer Vacation Is Officially Over. How To Ease Back Into Work
“The worst thing to do coming back from vacation is walking into the office Monday morning with a slate of meetings and conference calls,” says McLeod. Blocking off time in your calendar to catch up on emails and reconnect with your job will help you …
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Ocean Springs mulls short term vacation rental ordinance
Ocean Springs is exploring allowing people to rent out their single family homes as short term vacation rentals. The city has drafted an ordinance permitting houses and condos in residential areas to be rented for fewer than 30 days with some stipulations.
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Five myths about presidential vacations
1. Presidents get vacations. “Presidents don't get vacations — they just get a change of scenery,” Nancy Reagan once said in defense of her husband's frequent trips to his ranch in Santa Barbara, Calif. In the nuclear age, presidents may have only …
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5 Ways to Make Sure You Can Afford Your Next Vacation
A vacation can be a great way to relax, reload, and spend time traveling or catching up on hobbies you enjoy and can't often partake in, such as reading. Vacations can get expensive, though, so planning ahead can help. There are many ways you can save …
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Most Americans work on vacation, new TripAdvisor survey finds

Most Americans work on vacation, new TripAdvisor survey finds
According to the poll, 77 percent of U.S. respondents reported that in the last year, they worked while on vacation. Compare that to an average of 40 percent who said they worked while away of nine other countries included—with respondents from …
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Police volunteers ready to keep home safe during your vacation
Spokane police want to help you feel better about taking your vacation by having senior volunteers with the department stopping by to check on your place while you're out of town, free of charge. These senior volunteers do a lot to improve their community.
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Crimea: A Vacation From Hell
KERCH, Crimea — After Russian President Vladimir Putin wrested the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine this year, declared it part of Russia (again), and called on true patriots to vacation on its beaches this summer, he waxed a little apologetic about the …
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