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  • Vegas airport closes runway for construction

    Updated: 55 min ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — McCarran International Airport officials say a $67 million construction project to swap out asphalt for more durable concrete is closing the airport's longest runway until May next year. Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews said Wednesday that officials don't expect...

  • Civil Rights Museum to honor Tom Brokaw

    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Former broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw will receive a Lifetime Achievement Freedom Award for Journalism from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis. Themed "Breaking Barriers, Advancing Freedom," The Freedom Award, National Civil Rights Museum's annual...

  • Severed arm takes place at Civil War museum

    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick is featuring a well-preserved human arm from the Antietam battlefield as part of a Halloween event. Museum officials are releasing new information Thursday from forensic and historical investigations of the...

  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Oct. 30, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Climbing ONGOING CityRock Climbing Center - 
21 N. Nevada Ave.
- Night of the Living Deadpoint - Halloween climbing party, for ages 12 and older, 7-10 p.m. Friday, $25-$30. Register for competitions: 
climbcityrock.com. Cycling Tuesday Colorado Springs Cycling Club Fall Open...

  • Rare Air: Climbing Colorado's fourteeners in less than two weeks

    By Josh Friesema Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    How long does it take to climb Colorado's fourteeners? I bagged my first 14,000-foot peak at age 10 and didn't finish them all until I was 32. A lofty goal made by some is to climb them in one year. Then there are those who pursue the fastest known time. Nicknamed the Mighty Mountain...

  • Colorado College geology professor makes discovery of career

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Colorado College geology professor Christine Siddoway made the discovery of her career from the saddle of a road bike. It was during a climb through North Cheyenne Cañon Park that Siddoway, 52, glimpsed alternating bands of sandstone and granite fused vertically in a rocky slope off...

  • Museum to officially purchase Rosie's old plant

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — All that's needed now to save Rosie the Riveter's old plant in Michigan is a signature or two. Yankee Air Museum chairman Ray Hunter will sign papers Thursday making the aviation museum the official owner of a 144,000-square-foot slice of the former Willow Run Bomber...

  • Haiti hopes to woo back tourists with resorts

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    COTES-DE-FER, Haiti (AP) — Off this sleepy southern Haitian village, fishermen in weathered wooden boats slowly move across azure waters. Miles of picture-perfect sandy beaches slope gently, fringed by grasses and framed by mountains. In any other Caribbean country, such a pristine...

  • Long section of Mount Herman Road to close for repairs

    The Gazette -
    Published: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    Gag order placed on dead horses case A gag order has been issued in an animal cruelty case involving 10 horses found living among the skeletal remains of more than a dozen horses on a Black Forest property last month. Investigators, attorneys, law enforcement officers and Humane...

  • Things to know about Virginia rocket launch site

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — In recent years, the coastal town of Chincoteague has gotten a huge economic boost from the space industry at the nearby Wallops Island Flight Facility, where a rocket carrying supplies for the International Space Station blew up shortly after liftoff. The...

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