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  • Delaware officials celebrate national park

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — After being the odd man out for many years, Delaware is celebrating the creation of its first and only national park. Ending Delaware's status as the only state without a national park has been a mission for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, Delaware's senior senator, for...

  • La. police: Smoking ban would hit gambling halls

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana regulators say $104 million in revenues and state fees might be lost over two years from Harrah's casino, a horse racing track and video-poker halls if New Orleans enacts a widespread ban on smoking. After the New Year, the City Council will debate a...

  • 4 North Dakota high school coaches being honored

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Four coaches are being inducted into the North Dakota High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Darrell Berglund of Hazen, Dan Carr of Linton, Denny Dinius of Langdon and Greg Hoeckle of Carrington will be inducted during the association's convention in late...

  • AROUND TOWN: Docents help visitors enjoy Fine Arts Center experience

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    They're the faces of the Fine Arts Center, who help people enjoy and learn about their arts experiences. That's why docents are so important, said David Dahlin, the center's CEO/president, as he welcomed seven new docents at the holiday awards luncheon Dec. 9 at Garden of the Gods...

  • AROUND TOWN: A Talarico-Dreiling catering business 25th anniversary

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    The year was 1989. Michelle Talarico was manager of a local restaurant where the band Appaloosa was playing, with songstress Kathy Dreiling at the microphone. Then the women decided it might be kind of fun and possibly a good idea to buy a little box-lunch and takeout deli called...

  • Newseum to display items from Ferguson protests

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as part of the Washington museum's exhibit on civil rights. The museum about journalism and the First Amendment will display items including a press pass, a "Police the Police" poster...

  • The view from above: High-flying photographer captures Colorado's 14ers from cockpit of his antique plane

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Each time his 1949 Piper PA-11 closed in on one of Colorado's iconic fourteeners, Garrett Fisher scanned the frozen vistas for an escape route. If the engine were to cut out over the Sangre de Cristo range - which he flew on a subzero day huddled in two ski jackets and two pair of...

  • Newseum to display items from Ferguson, Missouri protests

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as an extension of the Washington museum's exhibit about civil rights. The museum about journalism and the First Amendment plans to display items including a press pass, a reporter's...

  • AAA projects record holiday travel by Maryland residents

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Record numbers of Maryland residents are expected to travel for the year-end holidays due in part to lower gas prices and a longer holiday travel window. AAA Mid-Atlantic says more than 2.1 million Maryland residents are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home...

  • Whodunnit: Murder mystery dinner theater a popular local choice in entertainment

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Detectives. Dead bodies that rise and hand clues to cops. Lying witnesses. And dinner. Don't forget dinner. Most Saturday nights you can find a throng of people champing at the bit for a taste of the mystery life, alongside a four-course dinner. They gather in an Antlers Hilton...

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