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  • Black bear that stole family picnic euthanized

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — A 5-year-old black bear that frightened a family away from their picnic in Glacier National Park has been euthanized for that and other behavior that indicated it did not fear people. Park officials said the male bear was killed on July 18, a day after...

  • Dear Donna: On a date? Time to sever link with phone

    By Donna Shugrue Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    Dear Donna, I met a man at a networking event a few weeks ago. We have seen each other four times and he always wears his earpiece for his iPhone, even when we're out for a nice dinner. He rarely responds to anyone when we're together, but he constantly is clicking on his phone while...

  • Photos: Sox the Fox wants to be mascot of the year but needs your help

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    The annual Mascot Mania contest in minor league baseball is underway and Sox the Fox, the lovable acrobat of Security Service Field, is competing for Pacific Coast League Mascot of the Year. If Sox the Fox wins, he advances to the championship round (Aug. 4-11) against all the league...

  • Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due. It was Charles Taylor — a mechanic in the brothers' Dayton bicycle shop — who built the engine for the airplane that first took flight at Kitty...

  • 'Eagle Lady' presenting at Smoky Mountains Park

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A woman known as "The Eagle Lady" is presenting a birds of prey program this week at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Doris Mager has worked with raptors for more than 35 years. The park says she has cared for more than 80 injured eagles and hundreds of...

  • National WWII Museum welcomes 4 millionth visitor

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The National WWII Museum has capped a record-breaking fiscal year with another milestone: welcoming its four-millionth visitor since its founding in 2000. Officials say visitation for fiscal year 2014 had exceeded 483,000, beating its previous best attendance...

  • Rethinking a healthy breakfast: a meal in a muffin

    By SARA MOULTON The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    When fall rolls around and it's back to school and work, wouldn't you love to start your day with something tastier and more substantial than that all-too-typical bowl of cold cereal? It's so boring day after day. And that's apart from the fact that most cereals will fail to tide you...

  • Production of world's lightest camping hammock a family affair for Monument man

    by lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    or Chris Loidolt of Monument, designing what he bills as the world's lightest-production camping hammock was a snap. Getting his product in the hands of consumers is shaping up to be a family affair. Loidolt, 21, launched Hummingbird Hammocks from his family's home, and with the...

  • Reindeer dogs from Alaska's cranky hot dog vendor

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — There's no shortage of hot dog stands hawking that spicy, oh-so-Alaska treat, the reindeer dog, in downtown Anchorage. But only one of them has consistently long lines. M.A.'s Gourmet Dogs is owned by a guy with an attitude and seven types of tasty grilled...

  • Judge: Students, staff can oppose Corcoran merger

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nine current students, faculty and staff members can argue against the proposed merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, one of the nation's oldest museums, and its college with two larger institutions in Washington, a judge ruled Monday. District of Columbia...

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