Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY

Jayme Deerwester

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Alexandria, VA, United States

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  • Enquirer
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  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • The Des Moines Register
  • GoSanAngelo.com
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Recent articles by Jayme:

Now that marijuana is legal in Illinois, there are pot amnesty boxes at Chicago's airports

Weed officially became legal in Illinois on Jan. 1 which came with a curious side effect: Chicago's airports have set up "cannabis amnesty boxes." → Read More

Qantas passenger says airline's negligence led to dog's '100% preventable' death

A Qantas passenger is calling out the Australian airline, saying her dog Duke, a 6-year-old boxer, died from heat sickness as a result of negligence. → Read More

Austrians wish 'Frozen' fans would stop overrunning Alpine village that looks like Arendelle

Hallstatt, Austria – the Alpine village rumored to be the inspiration for Arendelle – is struggling to cope with "Frozen" fans overrunning the town. → Read More

Close call: Air Canada Express flight loses wheel after takeoff, lands safely in Montreal

"2020 is starting off rather well," cracked one passenger on the regional flight. The Air Canada Express plane safely returned to Montréal. → Read More

Joe T. Garcia's: This family restaurant is the go-to spot for Tex-Mex food in Fort Worth

The enchilada plate, fajita plate, margaritas are favorites at this iconic Ft. Worth eatery. But bring cash – they don't take credit cards. → Read More

New York subway riders belt out Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas is You'

A group of carolers on the platform at Manhattan's 34th Street/Penn Station sang Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You." → Read More

Flight attendants sue Frontier Airlines, allege discrimination against new moms

Flight attendants have accused Frontier of making them go on unpaid leave well before giving birth and being unaccommodating to breastfeeding moms. → Read More

The strangest items stolen from hotels: Grand pianos, bathroom fixtures, sauna benches

Forget about taking those mini bottles of shampoo or even the hotel robe. This is some next-level hotel thievery. We're talking mattresses and TVs. → Read More

Milo, the cat who went missing at Dulles airport in October, is reunited with owner

"Guess who’s home for the holidays!" wrote Molly McFadden, who has been reunited with Milo the cat, who went missing at Dulles Airport in October. → Read More

Honolulu World War II museum fights to remain open for more Pearl Harbor anniversaries

Gentrification is pricing the Home of the Brave Museum out of an increasingly tony Honolulu enclave. → Read More

Six Carnival cruise ships have been certified as sensory-inclusive. Here's what that means

Carnival Cruise Line says its full fleet will be certified by March 2020, with employees trained to assist people with sensory disorders like autism. → Read More

Mississippi hotel will let you adopt a dog on site – and it can move right into your room

Since October 2018, 33 dogs have gone home with guests from the Home2 Suites in Biloxi, Mississippi. Here's how the program works. → Read More

Man caught at Houston airport with 35 pounds of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles

The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says an arriving passenger tried to smuggle 35 pounds worth of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles into the country. → Read More

Travel Instagrammer apologizes after Auschwitz rubber duck photo spurs condemnation

"Is the rubber duck in front of the Gate of Death disrespectful - even unintentionally?" the Auschwitz Museum asked. Here's how Twitter users replied. → Read More

State Department warned Americans against traveling to Sonora, Mexico, before killings

Although Mexico itself is a Level 2 country – calling for visitors to "exercise increased caution," Sonora is listed as Level 3 ("Reconsider travel"). → Read More

The flight pattern of a 747 on its final journey made a plane: See El Al's 'sky painting'

On Sunday, El Al retired its final Boeing 747 with a giant Etch-a-sketch-in-the-sky tribute, using the flight path to draw the plane. Watch it happen. → Read More

Royal Caribbean passenger airlifted from Anthem of the Seas off North Carolina coast

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a male passenger from Anthem of the Seas, which was sailing 60 miles off the North Carolina coast. → Read More

JetBlue wants to know if you'd pay $5 to check your carry-on bag

JetBlue is gauging customer interest in paying $5 to check a carry-on bag, saving them from having to fight for overhead bin space. → Read More

Sheriff: Man arrested for molestation after inappropriately touching child at Disney World

Orlando resident James Anthony Jones, 50, was arrested Wednesday in connection with two reports of molestation at Disney World, police said. → Read More

Would you pay $59 a year for overhead bin space? Delta is betting the answer is yes

Would you be willing to pay to have a better shot at overhead bin space? Delta is offering it as a perk in its new SkyMiles Select subscription. → Read More