Posts Tagged Recreation and leisure

William Shatner knows the ups, downs of traveling

Ina Thursday, July 3, 2014 file photo, Calgary Stampede Parade Marshal William Shatner speaks to the media about the upcoming event at a news conference in Calgary, Alberta. Shatner returns as the priceline.com Negotiator in a new ad campaign that launches Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, with Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting again playing the travel pro's daughter. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Shatner is back as a shrewd, unflappable travel expert in his latest TV commercial for an online company.

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Jets’ hiring of brother of judge in sports betting suit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have hired the brother of a federal judge who has ruled on New Jersey’s efforts to allow sports betting, but that won’t affect the case for now.

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French lottery joins IOC betting monitoring program

PARIS (AP) — The operator of France’s national lottery has signed up to the International Olympic Committee’s system for monitoring betting patterns during major sports events.

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Clarification: Super Bowl-Neon Carnival Party story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Jan. 26, The Associated Press reported that the party Neon Carnival, which is held during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, will host an event two days before the Super Bowl. Neon Carnival is not affiliated with the Coachella festival.

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Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail selected as name of new route

DETROIT (AP) — A new hiking and bicycling trail stretching hundreds of miles through Michigan will officially be called Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail, officials announced Monday.

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