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December 7th, 2010
07:30 AM ET

Avoid soaring airline fees with these tips

The additional fees you pay airlines–from checked baggage to snacks on the plane–seem to be getting out of control. This morning, AM's Carol Costello talks to travel expert Genevieve Shaw Brow, senior editor, Travelocity, about how you can avoid those additional fees as you head out for the holidays.

Filed under: Airlines • American Morning
December 7th, 2010
07:20 AM ET
December 7th, 2010
05:48 AM ET

That's Mr. Awesome to you

Douglas Allen Smith, Jr. from Oregon is now Captain Awesome literally and legally. The unemployed cabinet installer says he was inspired by the nickname of a character on the TV show "Chuck," Dr. Devon "Captain Awesome" Woodcomb. A judge approved the name change and Mr. Awesome's request for an unusual signature. His bank, however, has refused to accept the signature because the signature is too easy to forge.

Captain Awesome's Signature

Filed under: Morning Talkers
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