In this Nov. 19, 2010 file photo, a woman walks past the front entrance to Marble House mansion, in Newport, R.I. The Gilded Age mansions of Newport typically draw 800,000 visitors a year to marvel at their seaside opulence and fantasize about life as one of the fabulously rich. But a 28 percent drop-off in business since March 1, 2011, has prompted the group that runs the mansions to offer a $5 gas rebate to appeal to those with real-world concerns about spiking fuel prices.

AP Photo/ Steven Senne, file

In this Nov. 19, 2010 file photo, a woman walks past the front entrance to Marble House mansion, in Newport, R.I. The Gilded Age mansions of Newport typically draw 800,000 visitors a year to marvel at their seaside opulence and fantasize about life as one of the fabulously rich. But a 28 percent drop-off in business since March 1, 2011, has prompted the group that runs the mansions to offer a $5 gas rebate to appeal to those with real-world concerns about spiking fuel prices.

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