Travelers re-signs as title sponsor for PGA Tour’s Connecticut event

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After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the PGA Tour to shut down last March, the Travelers Championship was the third event held after professional golf resumed in June. Played at TPC River Highlands, the Travelers Championship retained its date and was won by Dustin Johnson after he shot a blistering 61-67 over the weekend.

Now, the tournament is retaining its title sponsor for another nine years after Travelers Companies announced on Monday afternoon that it had signed an agreement with the PGA Tour to be the event’s title sponsor through 2030.

Historically, the Travelers Championship is the largest sporting event in

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MetroLINK offering free rides to Camden Centre for vaccine appointments

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MOLINE, Ill., (KWQC) – MetroLINK is making it easier for riders to get to the Camden Centre for COVID-19 vaccines. On Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the transportation service is offering free rides to the Camden Centre in Milan from Rock Island and parts of Moline.

“So folks who don’t have transportation to the Camden Centre, if they can schedule their appointment on a Tuesday, we should be able to get them a ride and get them over to the Camden Centre,” says Jennifer Hirsch, Manager of Administration at MetroLINK.

MetroLINK is hoping the service helps improve access

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Arizona town calls state of emergency over migrant arrivals

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FILE – In this Dec. 8, 2020, file photo, crews construct a section of border wall in San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge in Douglas, Ariz. A small town in Arizona has declared a state of emergency over migrant families being dropped there as a growing number of border communities grapple with how to get the families to shelters in bigger cities that can help them. Gila Bend Mayor Chris Riggs made the declaration Tuesday, March 23, 2021, saying the town does not have the resources or funds to support migrants, many who arrive with hopes of seeking asylum and making

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The pub that built an ‘unlikely’ global following through weekly online lockdown quizzes

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A NEW Forest pub has built an unlikely worldwide following through its weekly lockdown quizzes broadcast over Facebook.

Entrants from as far north as the Shetland Islands and as far south as Australia log on to watch the landlord of the London Tavern host the competition.

Phil Hoyle, who runs the hostelry in Poulner, Ringwood, in Hampshire, moved his pub quiz online during the first lockdown – and has continued ever since.

Hundreds tune in each week not only to answer questions but to be entertained by the antics of the host.

Phil drinks enthusiastically through the quizzes, commenting on

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New magazine-style visitor guide to gain more exposure for Richland County | Business News

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MANSFIELD ─ The 2021 Richland County visitor guide looks much different from its predecessors.

It is no longer a small brochure that fits your pocket, but a magazine-style guide featuring various topics, including The Shawshank Trail, tourist attractions suitable for children and art activities in the county.  

“We wanted a larger magazine-style format to make it more of a leave-behind, coffee-table kind of piece, and one that could be utilized by more than just visitors and tourists,” said Lee Tasseff, president of Destination Mansfield – Richland County.

The organization recently published the visitor guide. Tasseff said the 80,000 hard copies

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ILLINOISouth Tourism releases 2021 guide

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SWANSEA — To encourage more travel and tourism in the area, ILLINOISouth Tourism has released a new-look 2021 Visitors Guide.

The publication features ideas from foodie fun to outdoor adventure in Madison County and 21 other Southern Illinois counties. more. The Illinois Office of Tourism this year is focused on promoting road trip itineraries, with four-day trip ideas featured in ILLINOISouth’s new guide.

“A lot of people are looking to travel now that restrictions are loosening and more folks are vaccinated,” says Andy Waterman, Communications Director for ILLINOISouth. “Bringing in visitors for a weekend or even for day trips will

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