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On Two Wheels: America’s Best Bike Destinations

There’s not much better than seeing America on a bicycle. Here are just five of the best bike destinations in America.

04/15/2014

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Astoria

Astoria is the gateway to the Oregon Coast, nestled against the hills at the mouth of the Columbia River. Founded in 1811, the town houses historical Victorian homes and an up-an-coming artist haven, featured as the set of such movies as “Kindergarden Cop,” “Free Willy,” “Goonies” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Other must-visit venues include the Columbia River Maritime Museum, Heritage Museum, Pier 39 Cannery Museum and the Astoria Column on Coxcomb Hill.

07/07/2012

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Police Think Astoria, Ore., 40-bomb Threat A Hoax

Police in Astoria, Ore., say a man’s telephoned threat to detonate 40 bombs in the community at the mouth of the Columbia River is likely a hoax.

06/12/2012