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From ‘trip-stacking’ and ‘roamies’ to sleeper trains: 10 travel trends for 2022

Irish Independent 21 Jan 2022
Blowout breaksTravel agents widely expect people to spend more on holidays as we emerge from our latest restrictions ... “For many the whole pandemic meant spending intense periods at home, but on holidays you get the opportunity to branch out and feel a little bit freer,” says John Spollen of Cassidy Travel.
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Holiday Valley to install new 6-passenger Mardi Gras chairlift

Olean Times Herald 20 Jan 2022
ELLICOTTVILLE — With an eye on the future, Holiday Valley Resort is planning the construction of a new six-passenger chairlift for its main slope starting this summer ... “The Holiday Valley lift system has been recognized by our guests as one of the best in the east,” said Dennis Eshbaugh, Holiday Valley’s President and General Manager.
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Double-Digit Growth for Holiday Gift Card Sales Could Fuel First Quarter Boost for Retailers

Ellensburg Daily Record 20 Jan 2022
While supply chain bottlenecks and shipping delays, in general, did not prove to be as big of a holiday gifting hurdle as originally anticipated, 36% of surveyed shoppers did report having to find an alternative gifting option for someone on their list due to out-of-stocks or shipping lags.
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Hash Sales Surged Heading Into 2022

LA Weekly 20 Jan 2022
As we got word of the data around holiday weed sales, there were some interesting metrics to be seen but our absolute favorite was how many people are buying hash. When we got to peek a bit of the holiday sales trends from this year, we asked Headset CEO and Co-founder Cy Scott what his big takeaways were ... Best Cannabis For The Holidays.
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State schools chief may be removed from gubernatorial line of succession

The Courier Times 20 Jan 2022
Eric Holcomb delivers his 2022 State of the State address to a joint session of the Indiana General Assembly ... This episode of the "Riding Shotgun with NWI Cops" series takes viewers around Munster in the midst of the holiday season.
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RTE accused of behaving like ‘rogue employer’ at Public Accounts Committee

The Independent 20 Jan 2022
The broadcaster’s director general Dee Forbes declined to give a commitment to pay pension contributions, holiday entitlements, sick pay, maternity leave and other benefits for staff who were in so-called bogus self-employment.
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Galloping Roosevelt Roughriders look to race past the Grant Generals in a PIL showdown

The Oregonian 20 Jan 2022
Roosevelt, Grant, Lincoln, Cleveland and Benson are all in the tight race in the PIL and the Roughriders will face the Generals Friday night ... 5 Generals comes at a critical juncture in the Roughriders’ schedule ... The Generals defeated the West Linn Lions in the MLK Holiday Showcase on Monday.
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PTSD, Depression and Addiction Soar Amid Skyrocketing Cases of Omicron

Longview News-Journal 20 Jan 2022
When looking specifically at men ages 40-59, general anxiety is up 94%. "We expect mental health declines around the holidays; however, nothing of this sheer magnitude," said Mathew Mund, CEO, Total Brain ... vaccine mandates are put in place; and the holiday season is in full swing.
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10 Covid-19 deaths in Onondaga County: highest two-day total in nearly a year

The Post-Standard 20 Jan 2022
Updated. Jan. 20, 2022, 3.13 p.m. Published. Jan. 20, 2022, 3.13 p.m ... N. Scott Trimble . strimble@syracuse.comN ... They follow by several weeks the steep rise in cases that began over the holidays due to the highly contagious omicron variant. Death has always been a lagging indicator; it generally takes someone several weeks after being infected before dying.
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Rating upgrade clears way for $10B Hudson tunnel project

Olean Times Herald 20 Jan 2022
The Federal Transit Administration said it had upgraded the tunnel project’s rating to medium-high, making it eligible to receive federal grants ... That policy was rescinded by the administration of current President Joe Biden ... +4. Olean General, BRMC announce staff awards ... Holiday Valley to install new 6-passenger Mardi Gras chairlift ... .
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5 significant bills and 5 executive orders Biden signed in his first year -- and ...

News-Press Now 20 Jan 2022
The Juneteenth holiday commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union Major General Gordon Granger announced the end of slavery in Galveston, Texas, in accordance with President Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Emancipation Proclamation ... Juneteenth is the first federal holiday established since Martin Luther King Jr.
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The Irish Times view on the pandemic bonus payment: recognising those on the front line

The Irish Times 19 Jan 2022
Separately an additional bank holiday, which will fall this year on March 18th, is intended as a more general gesture to the wider population ... Those on the frontline in all sectors generally work on bank holidays, of course, though they do receive some extra payment for doing so.
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Act for the best, prepare for the worst: China Daily editorial

China Daily 19 Jan 2022
Following the Omicron discovery on home soil, national and local public health authorities have issued travel alerts for the Spring Festival holiday, which, like the past two holiday seasons, generally urge people to avoid cross-region trips and celebrate the lunar New Year wherever they are.
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Russia: ‘Useful stress for the body’ - Yakutsk locals take ice-cold Epiphany dip

Ruptly 19 Jan 2022
Local ‘Sakha Morzhi’ winter swimming club members bathed in a baptismal font in honour of the Epiphany holiday at minus 43 degrees Celsius in Yakutsk on Wednesday. "Generally, you have to get ready for a swim like this from the summer. You should always go for it calmly and smoothly ... In general, it’s a useful stress for the body ... .
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Top 10 travel trends for 2022 – from ‘roamies’ and trip-stacking to the return of sleeper trains

Irish Independent 19 Jan 2022
Blowout BreaksTravel agents widely expect people to spend more on holidays as we emerge from our latest restrictions ... "For many the whole pandemic meant spending intense periods at home, but on holidays you get the opportunity to branch out and feel a little bit freer,” says John Spollen of Cassidy Travel.
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