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  • City sells West Corinth School property

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — The city of Corinth has sold the old West Corinth Elementary School property to the Siege and Battle of Corinth Commission for $1,499. The commission was the only bidder. The vacant West Corinth school sits on battlefield property across from the interpretive...

  • Car fans may find their hearts racing at new Colorado Springs club

    by ned b. hunter ned.hunter@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    A driver's dream, the custom-built Chevy Corvette took second place in the 2011 Detroit AutoRama car show, the largest and most prestigious custom auto show in the nation. A year later, it broke all previous custom-car corvette sales records when it sold for $408,800, instantly...

  • Protector of vast African park shot and wounded

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Belgian royal who, as director of a vast national park in eastern Congo has defended endangered mountain gorillas and other animals from poachers and the forests from illegal logging, was shot and seriously wounded as he drove through the park, officials said...

  • AROUND TOWN: Welcoming sister city Ancient Olympia

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Colorado Springs' newest sister city, Ancient Olympia, Greece, was welcomed April 8 with a reception at Penrose House, wrapping up a busy visit as officials toured the city, learned local history at the Pioneers Museum, met with U.S. Olympic Committee representatives and had lunch with...

  • Homestead monument plans prairie burn

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Homestead National Monument of America will conduct a prescribed burn on more than 60 acres of its restored tallgrass prairie in southeast Nebraska. Officials say the burn will occur the first day in which favorable and safe conditions exist. Representatives...

  • Bill Nye says he underestimated debate's impact

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — TV's "Science Guy" Bill Nye said he underestimated the impact of a February debate in Kentucky on evolution and creationism that drew a massive online audience. When Nye agreed to the debate at The Creation Museum with its founder Ken Ham, he said he believed...

  • Correction: Charleston-World Heritage story

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In a story April 7 about Charleston seeking World Heritage status, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Charleston's application must be submitted to the National Park Service by January 2016. That date is only a target for completing the...

  • Utah Symphony to play for free in national parks

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Symphony has announced it will play against southern Utah's soaring red rocks and canyons this August. The 75-piece orchestra will tour five of the state's national parks in a series of free concerts at Capitol Reef, Arches and Canyonlands. The list...

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park free this weekend

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Nature enthusiasts can get an early-season look at Theodore Roosevelt National Park this weekend for free. Admittance to the park this weekend will be free as part of National Park Week. The National Park Service is offering free entrance at all of its 401 parks...

  • Land Between The Lakes offering field trip grants

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — Grants are now available to educators interested in taking students on field trips to Land Between The Lakes, a 170,000-acre recreation area on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. The grants are available to public school districts within 100 miles of the...

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