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In this issue. A fall surprise, passenger safety on cruise ships and a shortcut you shouldn’t try.
• Here comes an autumn surprise (MSNBC)
• A long way to go to ensure passengers’ safety on cruise ships (The Washington Post)
• The Real Southern California: A Frazzled but Fond Farewell from Catalina Island (National Geographic Traveler)
• How long should I give a company to respond to my complaint? (On Your Side)
• Pay for a prize? It’s probably a scam (On Your Side)
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