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  • Boston bounces back quickly after 2-foot blizzard

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday from the Blizzard of 2015, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after the storm buried a swath of New England in 2 to 3 feet of snow. Many businesses reopened, as did Logan Airport, and homeowners, motorists and storekeepers dug out with grudging praise for the...

  • Louisiana editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: Jan. 28 The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on rich history on Teche: The story goes that the matron of The Shadows on the Teche, the antebellum landmark in New Iberia, was faced with a stark offer. Take the oath of allegiance to the United States and get food from the federal steamboats playing...

  • Western experts gather for regional drought forum

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Experts from across the West are gathering in New Mexico to discuss the effects of drought on recreation and tourism. The Western Governors' Association is putting on the two-day forum. Experts from New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Oregon will be part of the discussion. Gov. Susana Martinez planned to give the...

  • Major impressionist exhibit making US stop in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A major impressionist exhibit featuring works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Edgar Degas is making its only U.S. stop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art this summer. The museum said Wednesday "Discovering the Impressionists" will feature more than 80 paintings that help tell the story of the movement's rise to...

  • Travel in Maine returning to normal as airports dig out

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's transportation grid is returning to normal as flights resume at the state's airports and snow plowing continues on its major roads. A Portland International Jetport spokesman says there will be "some cancelations" at the airport on Wednesday, but flight schedules are returning to normal. Domestic flights are also...

  • Comment sought on pipeline surveys in Monongahela forest

    ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) — Federal officials are seeking the public's input on whether surveys for a proposed natural gas pipeline should be allowed in the Monongahela National Forest. The proposed 550-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline would run through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. Its path includes about 17 miles through the national...

  • Museum vows to reopen after thieves swipe historic gold

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wells Fargo Bank officials vowed to reopen a popular corporate museum in the heart of San Francisco's financial district after thieves smashed a stolen SUV through its front door and made off with historic gold nuggets on display. The museum is a destination for schoolchildren and tourists and includes two restored...

  • Gov. Nathan Deal unveils 2015 Georgia tourism guide

    ATLANTA (AP) — Officials unveiled the 2015 Georgia travel guide during an event at the Capitol recognizing the tourism industry's impact on the state. Gov. Nathan Deal and Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr unveiled the guide Tuesday during Tourism, Hospitality and Arts Day at the Capitol. Deal said in a...

  • Tourists give hope to residents of battered Lebanese city

    TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — As the tour group made its way through the narrow alleys of the seaside city of Tripoli, marveling at its medieval architecture, residents stared back at a sight that for them was just as exotic — visitors in their poor, restive corner of Lebanon. "Foreigners!" residents called out to each other as the group of around...

  • Gunmen storm luxury Libyan hotel, killing American, 9 others

    TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia. Two attackers were killed following an hourslong standoff that included a car bomb that exploded...

  • The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

    9:45 P.M. EST Residents of New Hampshire, where Nashua got 33 inches of snow and Hudson got 32, are venturing outside to assess the damage. Bob Preston is a real estate agent in Seabrook, a coastal town strafed by high winds and almost 28 inches of snow. Making his rounds to check on waterfront properties, he came up with one assessment:...

  • Airlines begin digging out from storm in northeastern US

    Lingering snow and subfreezing temperatures mean that travel delays in the Northeast will extend through Wednesday, even if the storm wasn't as bad as expected. Airlines have already cancelled more than 500 flights for Wednesday, according to FlightAware.com. But that's a reprieve after 7,600 U.S. flights got scrubbed and another 3,200 ran...

  • Vandalism: No solo tourists in New Orleans' oldest cemetery

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A historic cemetery that may have begun the New Orleans tradition of above-ground crypts will soon be off-limits to tourists wandering about on their own because of tomb vandalism, the Catholic archdiocese that owns the property announced. Starting in March, entry to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and its labyrinth of mausoleums...

  • Getting back to normal after 'crippling' storm fizzles

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A snowstorm that had been billed as "crippling and potentially historic" instead left only a few inches of snow in New Jersey on Tuesday, yet still paralyzed the state because of travel restrictions and shut down train service. Here's a breakdown of what happened and how the state worked to get back to normal: ___ WHAT...

  • Snowstorm will disrupt travel in Maine into Wednesday

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Traveling by land, air and sea will remain difficult in Maine on Wednesday because of the snowstorm. Bangor International Airport officials say it's unclear when scheduled flights will be able to depart. A spokesman says the airport anticipates "some flights resuming late morning," but that is subject to change. Portland...

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