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Consumer Alerts: Lottery Scams

Next time someone asks you to pay money to collect your winnings in a contest...call authorities. Glenn Anschutz was told he was the lucky winner of $3 million and a 2012 Mercedes Benz. All he had to do was pay the fees to the Mega Millions so the winnings could be inspected and cleared for delivery Full story

Jamaica preparing to ban smoking in public places

Jamaica is set to become the latest regional country to ban smoking in public. Full story

Jamaica air traffic controllers stage sick-out

Air traffic supervisors have been monitoring flights to and from Jamaica because controllers are calling in sick over a pay dispute with management. Full story

Jamaica trying to become animation industry hub

Aspiring visual artists hoping to sketch out a promising future flocked on Thursday to an animation industry conference in Jamaica, which hopes to become the next hub of a growing global industry that generated more than $100 billion last year. Full story

Best summer travel deals and destinations

   The weather is heating up, which means it’s time to think about summer vacation. Kate Maxwell of Jetsetter.com shares some top summer destinations at pre-summer prices, including Hawaii, Jamaica, and Quebec.

Lester and Jenna trace their Jamaican roots

   Weekend TODAY’s Lester Holt and Jenna Wolfe took a trip to Jamaica together to explore their roots. Holt’s maternal grandparents were from the island, and Wolfe was born there.

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Jamaica's Traves Smikle competes in men's discus qualification at London 2012 Olympic Games
Jamaica's Traves Smikle competes in men's discus qualification at London 2012 Olympic Games

Jamaica's Traves Smikle competes in the men's discus qualification during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

Jamaica's Yohan Blake gestures before the start of his men's 200m semi-final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium
Jamaica's Yohan Blake gestures before the start of his men's 200m semi-final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

Jamaica's Yohan Blake gestures before the start of his men's 200m semi-final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 8, 2012. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Jamaica's Allison Randall competes during her women's discus throw Group A qualification at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium
Jamaica's Allison Randall competes during her women's discus throw Group A qualification at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

Jamaica's Allison Randall competes during her women's discus throw Group A qualification at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 3, 2012. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach