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  1. Mason City, Iowa, turns Frank Lloyd Wright buildings into tourist draw


    MASON CITY, Iowa

    Frank Lloyd Wright wasn't exactly run out of town; he was asked never to return.

    The Historic Park Inn opened as the Park Inn Hotel in 1910. Wright’s touches are evident inside and out.
  2. Traveling abroad? Some advice on getting the best exchange rate


    Traveling on a budget can mean counting every penny, but that's a lot harder to do if you are converting from centimes or centavos. Most of us do a lot of rounding. That yak wool blanket for 100,000 Mongolian tugrik, at 1,924 tugrik to the dollar? Divide by 2,000. (It's about $50.) • Even if you travel with a …
  3. Nik Wallenda completes walk of 400-foot wheel in Orlando (w/video)


    ORLANDO — Daredevil performer Nik Wallenda successfully completed a walk across the rim of the 400-foot Orlando Eye observation wheel Wednesday morning in Florida.

    Daredevil performer Nik Wallenda waves to a crowd below after he walked untethered along the rim of the Orlando Eye, the city's new 400-foot observation wheel, Wednesday morning. [Associated Press]