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  • Exhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time. His monumental piece commissioned specifically for the fair — a mural depicting mug shots of the New York Police Department's 13 most-wanted...

  • Revisiting NYC's 1964 World's Fair, 50 years later

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — You can just barely see them through the window of the No. 7 subway as it rattles into the elevated station in Corona, Queens: a gigantic steel sphere, two rocket ships, and towers that appear to be capped by flying saucers. These unusual landmarks are among a number...

  • Ohio theme parks building on record revenue

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — A new roller coaster at southwestern Ohio's Kings Island theme park is expected to contribute to another year of record revenue and attendance for its parent company. Sandusky-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. owns the park in Mason, near Cincinnati, as well as...

  • Learn money saving tips at Gazette extreme couponing workshops

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    What is "extreme couponing?" Hint: You won't find practitioners in the express checkout lane. The concept likely translates, though, even if you've never watched the popular cable network show of the same name, which follows savvy grocery shoppers as they maximize coupons and...

  • She sold Belgian waffles at the 1964 World's Fair

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The notion of introducing a new food to the American public is almost inconceivable in an era of TV chefs, global cuisine and foodie websites. But that's what happened 50 years ago at the 1964 New York World's Fair in Queens, N.Y., when a family from Belgium...

  • New exhibition opens at historical society museum

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society has debuted a new exhibition that showcases the work of Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte. The exhibition is on display at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. It includes 50 original and reproduced works. A...

  • Longtime tourism official to head Santa Fe bureau

    Published: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime New Mexico tourism official has been hired to lead the Santa Fe Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Santa Fe officials say Randy Randall takes over as executive director of the bureau. The executive director of the Santa Fe Convention and Visitor's...

  • Vermont officials investigate death in Walden

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    WALDEN, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say they're investigating the death of a New Hampshire man whose body was found about ¼ mile from his rental car. Authorities say they received a report Sunday morning of an abandoned vehicle in Walden. An investigation revealed the vehicle...

  • Indiana Dunes parks aim to showcase diversity

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) — Officials at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park want people to know they have much more than just sand. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore spokesman Bruce Rowe says visitors think of just its beaches and the dunes but its 15,000 acres...

  • Minnesota town copes without commercial flights

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Heather Borgen's in limbo. After working 40-plus hours a week for five years at Hertz Car Rental in this northern Minnesota town, Borgen was laid off when the airport's only commercial airline was grounded in February. If and when the airline returns,...

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