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  • Tourism exec: Miss. needs to shout its message

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Tourism leaders from across the state are in Biloxi this week and will be joined by Gov. Phil Bryant, who is expected to address a request for an additional $5 million to market Mississippi as a destination. Bryant will close the Governor's Conference on Tourism...

  • Go For the Food: Grape stomps for fun, not wine

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    TURNER, Ore. (AP) — There is one thing that the people at Willamette Valley Vineyards want you to know about their annual grape stomp. It is a very important point, one they make several times. "We do not use the grapes that people stomp in our wines," said Wende Bennette. "Please...

  • Battle of New Orleans cannon getting new carriage

    Updated: 2 min ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Spanish cannon used in the Battle of New Orleans and weighing nearly 3 tons will be hauled by pulleys and human muscle onto a new gun carriage like one that once might have held it on a naval ship. For generations, the 10½-foot-long, 5,789-pound weapon has sat on...

  • The Country Life: Colorado Horsecare Foodbank offers helping hand to horse owners

    By Bill Radford -
    Updated: 5 min ago

    When the plight of a group of horses in Black Forest came to light recently - more than a dozen dead, 10 others seized by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, the owner charged with animal cruelty - it was upsetting for all animal lovers. But the situation particularly rocked my wife...

  • Flu season unpredictable, vaccine can help

    By Jennifer Mulson -
    Updated: 49 min ago

    The cooling weather and shorter days bring us indoors and closer together - the perfect mix for a flu invasion. The flu, a contagious respiratory illness, typically starts making its appearance around October and can last well into May, said Melissa Voutsalath, a family medicine...

  • Las Vegas lands 3rd weekly nonstop Swiss flight

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourists flying between Las Vegas and Zurich will have another nonstop flight. Edelweiss Air announced Monday it will add a third weekly nonstop flight starting next June. The Swiss airline first arrived in May at McCarran International Airport with two weekly...

  • Traveling sports exhibit on W.Va. tour

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virginia. The West Virginia Humanities Council is sponsoring a state tour of the new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit "Hometown Teams." Officials selected six...

  • Live Well: Better digest meals and life experience

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    How's your digestion these days? Am I getting too personal? I only ask because mine could be better, and probably yours could, too. A properly working and healthy digestive process is the key to vitality in Ayurvedic medicine. Often called the sister science to yoga, Ayurveda is the...

  • The People's Pharmacy: Stop-smoking drug has hidden dangers

    By Joe Graedon, M.S., and Teresa Graedon, Ph.D. King Features Syndicate -
    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Even after decades of dire warnings, more than 40 million Americans smoke. That's nearly one in five. Smokers die 10 years earlier than nonsmokers. Every year, almost half a million deaths are attributed to the consequences of tobacco. These include deaths from cancer, heart disease...

  • Health calendar Sept. 30, 2014

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    HEALTH NOTES Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Send information at least two weeks in advance: email or fax 636-0202. 2014 Art for the Cure - Courageous and Beautiful Juried Show Opening Reception - A portrayal of the...