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  • Court agrees to review Alaska Roadless Rule case

    Updated: 9 min ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A full federal appeals court will review the decision allowing Alaska's Tongass National Forest to be exempt from federal restrictions on road-building and timber harvests in "roadless" areas." The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday announced an...

  • Prices of huge TVs are down, which means the football season is looking up.

    by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO The Associated Press -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Supersized isn't just for French fries. Americans increasingly are replacing their once-enviable 50-inch TVs with even bigger screens. Think: 65 inches and up. And what better time to expand your HD horizons than Saturday's official kickoff of college football and the NFL season...

  • Hawaii tourism study finds more vacation rentals

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has about four times as many vacation rentals for travelers than the state's tourism agency previously believed. A new study indicates there are about 26,500 houses and condominiums being rented on a short-term basis around the state, Hawaii Tourism Authority...

  • At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials. Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage. On May 24, prosecutors say, he methodically...

  • Eatonville Post Office to be named for park ranger

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    EATONVILLE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is paying tribute to National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson who was shot and killed in 2012 while doing her job at Mount Rainier National Park. The Eatonville Post Office will be dedicated in her honor at a ceremony next week (on...

  • AAA forecasts more Labor Day travel by Ohioans

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Auto club AAA says travel nationally and by Ohioans is expected to increase slightly this year during the five-day Labor Day period as consumer spending continues to rise. AAA estimates more than 1.4 million Ohioans will travel at least 50 miles from home during...

  • Cannabis cuisine rises in wake of legalizations

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    There are books about cooking with herbs. And then there are books about cooking with herb. Yes, we're talking cannabis cuisine, a small niche in the culinary world but one that is drawing more interest as the legalization movement moves pot closer to the mainstream. "When I sell...

  • High number expected to travel over weekend

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The highest number of Californians since the recession is expected to travel over the Labor Day holiday weekend. The Ventura County Star reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1zQNphE ) that The Automobile Club of Southern California estimates that nearly 4 million...

  • Agency seeks comment on Arizona Memorial tickets

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The National Park Service is accepting feedback on its new offering of "next day" tickets for the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. The park service said Thursday it's making 300 tickets available to people who make reservations one day in advance using...

  • VDOT seeks to smooth Labor Day weekend travels

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation is smoothing the way for one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. From noon Friday until noon Sept. 2, VDOT will suspend most road work and lift lane closures on most interstates to ease the travel woes of Labor Day...

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