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Agency announces next phase of cruising return

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finally issued Friday the next phase of its Framework for Conditional Sailing Order, the guidance that will lead to getting cruise ships sailing again in U.S. waters. 

The initial conditional sailing order came out in late October, and cruise operators have been waiting for further guidance since. 

Recent calls by the cruise industry and other segments of the travel industry have urged the CDC not to wait any longer to hasten cruising’s U.S. return. Cruise ships have been unable to sail in U.S. waters for more than a year due to

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Frisco begins 1st phase of improvements at Peninsula Recreation Area

The snow tubing hill is pictured at the Frisco Adventure Park.
Photo by Todd Powell / town of Frisco

Frisco is pushing forward with plans to revamp the Peninsula Recreation Area.

During the Frisco Town Council meeting on Tuesday, March 23, officials signed off on a contract for architectural and design work on a new Village Center building at the Frisco Adventure Park.

In 2019, Frisco began efforts to bring a new operations building to the site but ultimately decided to pump the breaks and consider a more holistic scope of work for the park’s future.



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Should I travel? Expert advice in this phase of the pandemic

(CNN) — An already powerful pent-up desire to travel has only intensified with global weariness of pandemic restrictions and the rollout of vaccines in some countries.

And the summer travel season is fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere.

In the United States, many people — as seen in the crowds of spring break revelers in Florida and the latest passenger tallies at airport security checkpoints — are already on the move, whether they’re vaccinated or not.

Some Americans are awaiting CDC guidance on travel for the fully vaccinated, while others who’ve had their shots are already traveling or making plans.

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