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Airlines ask U.S. not to put migrant children on flights
Airlines ask U.S. not to put migrant children on flights

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

DALLAS — American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to put migrant children who have been separated from...

Colorful Colorado: State's oldest shoe store endures life's changes
Colorful Colorado: State's oldest shoe store endures life's changes

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

GRAND JUNCTION - Bruce Benge ruffles through the clutter of the shoe store's back room, determined to find the picture. "There's a lot of cleaning...

From canopy walk to gator-filled waters, this Florida park offers wildlife aplenty
From canopy walk to gator-filled waters, this Florida park offers wildlife aplenty

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 17, 2018

SARASOTA, Fla. - The only thing more worrying than seeing a bunch of alligators around your canoe is not seeing them but knowing darn well they are...

Derailed roller coaster plunges 34 feet, 6 riders injured
Derailed roller coaster plunges 34 feet, 6 riders injured

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 15, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. — A roller coaster that derailed in Florida had been put out of service twice since in the past two years by state inspectors because of...

Glass walls, not metal fencing, to surround Eiffel Tower
Glass walls, not metal fencing, to surround Eiffel Tower

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 14, 2018

PARIS — Paris authorities have started replacing the metal security fencing around the Eiffel Tower with more visually appealing glass walls. The...

Colorado Springs Airport wins $10.5 million for taxiway work
Colorado Springs Airport wins $10.5 million for taxiway work

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, Jun 13, 2018

The Colorado Springs Airport has been awarded a $10.5 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to continue work on taxiways near its...

Cog Railway owner, Manitou Springs officials considering $75 million to $95 million plan to reopen the tourist attraction
Cog Railway owner, Manitou Springs officials considering $75 million to $95 million plan to reopen the tourist attraction

By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, Jun 12, 2018

The Pikes Peak Cog Railway, whose future as an iconic tourist attraction has been in doubt since its closing late last year, will be rebuilt and...

Denver International Airport breaks ground on major expansion
Denver International Airport breaks ground on major expansion

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Jun 5, 2018

Denver International Airport broke ground Tuesday on a $1.5 billion expansion project to add 39 new gates across all three concourses by spring 2021....

Pikes Peak celebration Monday to kick off odyssey to build new-age Summit House
Pikes Peak celebration Monday to kick off odyssey to build new-age Summit House

By: Doug Fitzgerald - 0 Mon, Jun 4, 2018

The long-awaited project to build Pikes Peak's new Summit House complex is finally ready to begin. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Monday at 9...

Exploring spectacular south-central Utah
Exploring spectacular south-central Utah

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 3, 2018

Like most passages in south-central Utah, Lower Muley Twist Canyon is heavenly and hellish for anyone curious about what's around the next corner. One...

Denver Chalk Art Festival brings more than 200 artists' works into plain view
Denver Chalk Art Festival brings more than 200 artists' works into plain view

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Fri, Jun 1, 2018

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday along Larimer Street at 14th Street in Denver. Free. Info: larimerarts.org. Get ready for...

Uber, Lyft overtake taxis as top ride providers at Colorado Springs Airport
Uber, Lyft overtake taxis as top ride providers at Colorado Springs Airport

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Wed, May 30, 2018

Ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft have become the dominant ground transportation providers at the Colorado Springs Airport in just over a year of...

Southwest Airlines agent in Denver asked for proof that woman's biracial son was hers, coach says
Southwest Airlines agent in Denver asked for proof that woman's biracial son was hers, coach says

By: - 0 Wed, May 30, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Southwest Airlines apologized Tuesday to the Cal women's basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb after she claimed an airline employee stopped...

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US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home
US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

By: 0 9 hr ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At San Francisco's Tawla restaurant, Muna Anaee powdered her hands with flour and gently broke off a piece of golden dough to...

Average gas price falls 6 cents a gallon; 1st drop in months

By: 0 11 hr ago

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a regular gallon of gasoline fell 6 cents over the past two weeks, to $2.95. That's the first drop in...

Things to Know about 2 Atlantic City casino reopenings
Things to Know about 2 Atlantic City casino reopenings

By: 0 13 hr ago

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos shut down in 2014 and a fifth followed two years later, it seemed to many that the...

Etihad to loan pilots to competing UAE airline Emirates
Etihad to loan pilots to competing UAE airline Emirates

By: 0 16 hr ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul airline Etihad Airways will loan pilots to competing Dubai-based carrier Emirates under a new program,...

Kaka returns to theme park mecca, at least on TV

By: 0 22 hr ago

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Kaka may have left Orlando's Major League Soccer team but he's reappearing in the theme park mecca during...

The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care
The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care

By: 0 Sat, Jun 23, 2018

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to...

Delta bans pit bulls as service dogs, sparks backlash
Delta bans pit bulls as service dogs, sparks backlash

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines says it's no longer allowing passengers to fly with "pit bull type" dogs as service or support animals, a policy that's...

Greece's Aegean in $5.8 billion deal for new Airbus planes

By: 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's dominant Aegean Airlines says it has signed a 5 billion-euro ($5.8 billion) deal with Airbus to buy up to 42 new A320...

Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens
Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

By: 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing...

Lawsuit challenges federal leases for planned Minnesota mine
Lawsuit challenges federal leases for planned Minnesota mine

By: 0 Thu, Jun 21, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nine Minnesota businesses that rely on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area sued the Interior Department and its Bureau of Land Management...

American expects back to normal operations at regional unit

By: 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says a regional affiliate should run close to a normal operation Thursday after canceling 2,750 flights in...

Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights
Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

By: 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant...

US forest in Colorado to re-open after fire danger ends

By: 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A sprawling forest closed because of extreme fire danger in southwestern Colorado will re-open Thursday after getting steady...

US to require more screening of powders in carry-on baggage

By: 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

U.S. security officials will require more screening of powdered substances in carry-on bags on international flights headed to the United States...

Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas ratify contract
Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas ratify contract

By: 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including Bellagio, Aria and...

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