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  • UA Museum to host Halloween event

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Museum of the North is hosting a Halloween night event for families. University officials say the event is scheduled to take place between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Oct. 31. Officials say visitors can tour research labs, participate in...

  • Ohio theme park says The Beast to hit 50M rides

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — Now that's a lot of ups and downs. A southwest Ohio theme park says one of its roller coasters will soon give its 50 millionth ride. Kings Island expects that to happen during Friday night's "Halloween Haunt" activities at the park in Mason. The Beast roller...

  • To Do Today calendar Oct. 24, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    On TV "Leave the World Behind," 7 p.m., Showtime: Musical act Swedish House Mafia heads out on its ultimate world tour. "Grimm," 8 p.m., NBC: Season 4 begins. "Great Performances," 9 p.m., PBS: An unlikely pair perform together in "Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Live!"...

  • Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online. Agents so far have confirmed the images in Yosemite and four other national...

  • NK expert says US must apologize to free detainees

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other U.S. citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal expert has some unusual advice to offer: let Washington formally apologize to...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ___ Fuel costs ease, US airline profits soar DALLAS (AP) — Profits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop — but don't expect fares to fall too. Heading into the busy holiday-travel period, the airlines expect even cheaper fuel, thanks to the nosedive in crude...

  • County board wants want art museum raises returned

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Some Oakland County commissioners say they want the Detroit Institute of Arts to pay back bonuses and raises given to two top museum executives. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/1wrXPUE ) that commissioners discussed the compensation issue Thursday. Voters in...

  • Allegiant flight returns safely to Vegas airport

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Allegiant Airlines flight returned shortly after takeoff to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after a report of possible engine trouble. Allegiant spokesman Micah Lillard says flight 580 took off for Bellingham, Washington, about 9 a.m. PDT Thursday and...

  • 5 things to know about today's partial solar eclipse: Watch now

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    What's happening? - A partial solar eclipse - when the moon comes between the sun and the earth but they don't align perfectly so the moon only partially covers the sun's sphere - happens Thursday afternoon. What will it look like? - It will look like the moon has taken a bite...

  • Brown restricts travel to Ebola-affected areas

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University says it won't send undergraduate students to the three countries hit hardest by Ebola for study abroad programs. Faculty, staff, graduate students and medical students who want to go to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone using university funding...

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