• Cambodians angered over nude photo incidents at temples

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred...

  • Atlanta area college students travel to Missouri for break

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    ATLANTA (AP) — Instead of heading to nearby beaches for spring break, NAACP officials say dozens of Atlanta area college students are planning to help with a voter registration drive in Ferguson, Missouri. NAACP officials say students from Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse and...

  • Ala. tourism campaign to focus on state's barbecue culture

    Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — State officials say this year's Alabama tourism campaign will be focused on barbecue. The Alabama Tourism Department plans to begin its 2015 campaign with a conference in Birmingham on Friday. Officials say the campaign will include a website and mobile...

  • Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Feb. 27, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    On TV "Sex Box," 8 p.m., WE tv: This horrible new therapy series puts a lot more in its box than "Saturday Night Live" ever stuffed into its own. Troubled couples get it on in an opaque cube in front of a studio audience, then exit the enclosure to talk about it. TRIBUNE NEWS...

  • Wyoming House advances bills to protect domestic sheep

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two bills that sponsors say would protect Wyoming's domestic sheep industry against possible federal land grazing reductions are advancing in the state Legislature. The Wyoming House of Representatives voted Thursday to give preliminary approval to a bill that...

  • Hawaii visitor arrivals, spending drop in January

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Tourism Authority says the number of travelers visiting the islands declined 0.6 percent last month over the same month a year ago. Spending by travelers dropped 2.5 percent. CEO Ronald Williams attributes the January downturn to a reduction in seats on...

  • Getty museum's associate director of collections to retire

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The J. Paul Getty Museum's associate director of collections says he will retire in October after 35 years with the institution. Thomas Kren, who joined the Getty in 1980, was named founding curator of its department of manuscripts in 1984. He was named associate...

  • How to make the most of these snow days

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    School was canceled, but fifth-grader Delilah Tefertiller showed up just the same, a sled tucked under her arm. Her lesson plan for the day: discovering the thrill of going airborne. "A lot of people like to make jumps or ramps, which are fun," the 11-year-old said between trips...

  • Survivor profile: Stroke survivor credits St. Francis staff, facility with full recovery

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Sponsored feature: “My story is simple, but complicated,” Joe* said. It all started in May 2014, during a month-long trip to Hong Kong. “I developed a blood clot that traveled all the way through my body, my heart, my lungs – and got lodged in the right side of my brain.” As a result,...

  • Survivor profile: Calcium Score Scan discovers blockage in man’s heart

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Sponsored feature: If Marty Townsend could give any piece of advice, it would be not to put all your eggs in one basket – so to speak. “If something is wrong, don’t rely on the results of one test,” he said. “I relied on just one test and it could have killed me.”

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