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  • Disabled Maui man, Delta Air Lines settle claim

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — A partially paralyzed Maui man who claimed airline workers forced him to crawl on and off flights in 2012 has settled his lawsuit against Delta Air Lines, his lawyer said Monday. Baraka Kanaan sued Delta last year after he claimed the airline didn't provide him a...

  • Casino owner planning 'Rock in Rio' site in Vegas

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A group including casino company MGM Resorts announced plans Monday to build a 33-acre open-air music venue on the Las Vegas Strip to host a four-day Rock in Rio USA festival beginning in May 2015. MGM Resorts International officials said the "City of Rock"...

  • Lawsuit seeks to block sale of Oregon forest lands

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday to block the sale of a portion of the Elliott State Forest to a private timber company. The lawsuit filed in Lane County Circuit Court in Eugene contends a 1957 law prohibits the state from selling any portion of the...

  • Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

    By JON KRAWCZYNSKI The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Tony Perez was on the road with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966 when he got the call that his first child was on the way. There was no discussion about leaving the team to attend Victor's birth, with no such thing as paternity leave. "They didn't give you any time off when I was...

  • Free bus rides offered from Dickson to Nashville

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Commuters who live in Dickson will have a chance for free bus rides to and from Nashville for two weeks beginning on April 28. The free rides are part of a pilot program to gauge how much interest there would be for a permanent bus route back and forth from...

  • Relics of NYC World's Fair: Eyesores or icons?

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — They were designed for the 1964 World's Fair as sleek, space-age visions of the future: three towers topped by flying-saucer-like platforms, and a pavilion of pillars with a suspended, shimmering roof that was billed as the "Tent of Tomorrow." That imagined tomorrow...

  • First SC rural tourism signs to be up this month

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The first new state highway signs directing travelers to South Carolina's rural attractions or working farms will be installed near Columbia, on Wadmalaw Island and in Colleton County by month's end. The signs are similar to the blue signs that direct visitors...

  • 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...

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