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  • Animals most affected by Michigan oil spill? Turtles

     
    MARSHALL, Mich. — It's easy to figure out which species is the dominant one at a wildlife rehabilitation center set up in the aftermath of the summer oil spill in southern Michigan. Just read the small sign tacked to a......
  • Consumer Confidential: Citi profit up, Facebook privacy down, airlines cut first class

     
    Here's your mordantly Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Banking giant Citigroup earned nearly $2.2 billion in profit during the first three months of the year. That is, as they say in economic circles, a big......
  • If Southwest gobbles AirTran, do travelers get indigestion?

     
    Travelers are entitled to some mixed feelings over the pending deal disclosed Monday of Southwest Airlines swallowing AirTran Airways. On one hand, Southwest has always aimed for low prices, cheerful service and simple operations (flying only 737s,...
  • Consumer Confidential: Airline merger, P&G going green, pumpkins a-plenty

     
    Here's your make-my-day Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Two of the biggest discount airlines are getting hitched. Southwest Airlines will buy AirTran in a deal worth about $1.4 billion. The merger will give Southwest a presence........
  • Heat 'may have been a factor' in deaths of puppies following American Airlines flight

     
    FORT WORTH — Heat might have killed seven puppies that died in the cargo hold of an American Airlines jet this month. American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan said Tuesday that necropsies on the puppies were inconclusive but found that......
  • Consumer Confidential: Frankenfish, Xbox fees, AirTran ticket sale

     
    Here's your traditionally Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Is it OK to eat Frankenfish? Our friends at the Food and Drug Administration say they'll look into whether genetically modified fishies are safe to eat. The fish,......
  • Family recovers turtle kicked off AirTran flight

     
    ATLANTA — A caged, 2-inch turtle traveling with a 10-year-old girl caused a crew to turn around a taxiing plane, take the girl and her sisters off the flight and tell them they couldn't bring their pet along. The sisters......
  • AirTran fare sale starts at $124 each way to Atlanta and $129 to Baltimore

     
    Airfares are up about 24% this summer over last year, Bing Travel recently reported. Now AirTran Airways offers a little relief with a fare sale  that includes flights from Los Angeles to points east that may be good for college kids who are returning t....
  • More fall airfare sales: Virgin America and AirTran have limited-time offers

     
    Did I say I love autumn airfare sales? I wrote about Southwest Airlines' fall airfare deals and how easily you can pair them with festivals to ratchet up the fun factor. Now Virgin America and AirTran Airways are touting discounted fares to selected...
  • AirTran’s one-day sale to 50 destinations from Los Angeles

     
    AirTran Airways is having a one-day sale with one-way fares as low as $44 (plus taxes and fees). You have to book Friday for travel by June 16. Deal: The super-low fares on this deal feature East Coast destinations: Boston to Baltimore ($49) and Nassau,...
  • Getting to launch points for a New England tour

    THE BEST WAY Boston or New York is the usual launch point for touring New England. From LAX to Boston, JetBlue, American, Virgin America and United offer nonstop service, Delta offers direct service (stop, no change of plane) and United, AirTran, Delta,...