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  • Just the facts: Red light cameras aid safety

    James Hagadorn
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    My friend Heidi was recently hit by a car. In a crosswalk, no less. The driver blew the light, and Heidi's surreal somersault began - hitting the hood, then the roof, and eventually the pavement. Next stop: the ER. Blowing red lights is not uncommon: In some Colorado intersections it...

  • Lincoln exhibition on stitched signatures to open

    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new exhibition at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln will shed light on the role stitched signatures can play in depicting people's lives. "Signature Cloths" will open on Friday at Quilt House, 1523 N. 33rd St. The exhibition focuses on...

  • Drive-thru review: Thickburger at Carl's Jr. scores a touchdown

    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    The Texas BBQ Thickburger at Carl's Jr. puts the "mess" in "mesquite." The 8-ounce patty is charbroiled to a slight char. The brisket is chopped and lean and oozing spicy mesquite sauce. Just a guess, but is that Stubb's barbecue sauce glistening on my chin? This burger is a slop...

  • Pet calendar for Sept. 1, 2014

    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    PET NOTES ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. Dreampower - For dogs, cats and small caged pets, 11 a.m.-
3 p.m. Saturday and noon-
3:30 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 
571 N. Academy Blvd.;...

  • Cork not only for wine and bulletin boards

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Cork. It's not only for wine stoppers and bulletin boards. Embraced by some progressive furniture makers decades ago and a staple in housewares, cork has found a larger place among shoes, handbags, jewelry and other fashion accessories. Designer Elaine Turner is a proponent of...

  • Today's divorce can mean cake and eating it, too

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Divorce, it seems, has turned into a party - special cakes and all. Event planners, bakers, lawyers and academics note the rise of "divorce parties" over the past several years, many with cakes featuring weapon-wielding brides or gloomy black frosting on inverted tiers. "I've taken...

  • Scale will matter for success of New York casinos

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Racino revenue is down. Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts. Yet New York is just now getting into the game, with more than a dozen groups lining up to open upstate casinos. The state's late arrival at the...

  • Olympic National Park bans drones amid US order

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Following a nationwide directive, Washington state's largest national park has joined the list of those banning drones. Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum last week approved rules barring unmanned aircraft within park boundaries. Earlier this summer,...

  • Company plans entertainment resort near Ga. coast

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Kingsland City Council recently approved an agreement that could lead to the groundbreaking of a $350 million, 495-acre amusement resort on Interstate 95 in the spring of 2015. "I'm optimistic," City Manager Lee Spell said. "We have taken a huge step forward....

  • 43 to become US citizens in Yellowstone ceremony

    Yesterday

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park sees plenty of foreign visitors who come to see its unique natural features. But this week, 43 foreigners will be coming to the park to become U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony at Mammoth Hot Springs. The...

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