Oakdale hires Destin Dieterich as head football coach – KPLC

“With my son being in Lake Charles (Dade Dieterich, McNeese WR), my widowed mother-in-law being in Ville Platte and my daughter recently getting married and taking a position in Avoyelles Parish, getting to the area was the number one reason behind any movement,” Dieterich said. “The opportunity to be at a program that has had […]

Coastal Carolina football coach Joe Moglia steps down – Myrtle Beach Online

Joe Moglia’s run as head coach at Coastal Carolina University has come to an end. The university’s athletic department announced Friday that the head football coach is stepping down. Moglia, 69, returned to the team a little over a year ago from a five-month medical sabbatical that was taken to treat a condition that was […]

Why women solo travel more than men – Vox

Of the 151 countries Jessica Nabongo has traveled to, 47 of them have been solo trips. In her quest to be the first black woman to visit every nation in the world, sometimes she’s had to go it alone. But this isn’t something she minds. “The thing is when you travel with people, you’re not […]

Government shutdown, TSA absenteeism spark travel industry fears – CBS News

Government shutdown, TSA absenteeism spark travel industry fears – CBS News

America’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International, is a blur of activity on the best of days. But an extra layer of anxiety gripped the airport Friday, the eve of a three-day holiday weekend. The partial government shutdown — the longest ever — has thinned the ranks of federal workers who staff airport security lines. And […]

Heavy Snow Threatens Travel Over Holiday Weekend – The Wall Street Journal

A winter storm threatening a wide stretch of the country could keep travelers grounded over the long holiday weekend, another headache for passengers already facing the prospect of lengthy security lines at some airports. Airlines are waiving fees to change flights at dozens of cities from Lincoln, Neb., to Bangor, Maine, as a winter storm moves eastward. […]

Spring travel deals: 8 spring break ideas for families on a budget – TODAY

Spring travel deals: 8 spring break ideas for families on a budget – TODAY

With winter weather in full swing, we’re all dreaming of escaping to warmer temperatures and spring vacations. To help find some of the best travel deals for spring break and beyond, Conde Nast Traveler Contributing Editor Mark Ellwood stopped by the show on Friday with his recommendations for under the radar beaches, cruises and cities […]