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Friday, May 26, 2017
Here's what you need to know before you buy that Groupon vacation deal
ALI DOUGLASS   |   Special to the Times
There are times in life that call for caution, for using that chunk of money in savings to renovate the bathroom because the bathroom is from 1974, and not in a cool way.But then, there are times Groupon comes along.A few years back, it...
This is the new wristband visitors wear at the new Volcano Bay water park in Orlando. Called Tapu Tapu, it alerts you when it's your turn to get on a ride. It also serves as a credit card to use in the park. 
AP
Volcano Bay, with waterproof wristbands that eliminate lines, now open at Universal Orlando
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[File photo courtesy of Brian Bigler, Clearwater]
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