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  • B&B opens at site of former polygamous compound

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Continental breakfasts are now being served at a bed and breakfast that has opened on the site of a sprawling, mostly unoccupied compound in southern Utah that was built for the leader of a polygamous sect. America's Most Wanted Suites and Bed and Breakfast...

  • Olympic National Park to move threatened chalet

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Olympic National Park says it's going to move a historic chalet that's being threatened by the shifting east fork of the Quinault River. The Enchanted Valley Chalet, located 13 miles from the nearest road, was built as a backcountry lodge in the 1930s,...

  • Officials: Pine beetle infestation not over yet

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — While the mountain pine beetle epidemic has passed its peak, Montana forestry officials said Monday it's not over yet. The latest survey shows more than 526,000 acres of pine trees in the state were infested with the beetle in 2013, officials told the Board of...

  • Mayor: Times Square characters should be licensed

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cookie Monster may soon need a license. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be licensed and regulated. Dozens of people — dressed as kids' favorites like Elmo, Cookie Monster and Batman...

  • 3 curators named at Bentonville's Crystal Bridges

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has promoted two assistant curators and is bringing in a curator from a Wyoming museum. The museum announced Monday that Manuela Well-Off-Man and Chad Alligood have been promoted to curator positions....

  • Ohio won't investigate Cedar Point ride accident

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's amusement ride inspectors won't be conducting an official investigation into an accident at Cedar Point that injured at least two people, but will have to give the OK for the swing ride to reopen. The state only investigates accidents when someone is...

  • Group honors third Kennywood coaster as 'landmark'

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — The group American Coaster Enthusiasts has named the Thunderbolt a Coaster Landmark, the third roller coaster to be so recognized at the Kennywood amusement park near Pittsburgh. Kennywood is now the only park in the United States with three rides to be...

  • Reed HOF induction gives Bills cause to celebrate

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — There are two things receiver Andre Reed is most certain of in preparing to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. The eight-year wait to hear his name called really didn't feel that long. More important, the timing of the announcement in...

  • Endangered goat herd added to Bronx Zoo

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — An endangered species of spiral-horned goats has been added to the Bronx Zoo's Wild Asia habitats. The Turkmenian Markhor is found in the mountains of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The Bronx Zoo herd numbers three adult males, several...

  • Bank buys downtown Sioux City hotel

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Illinois bank was the sole bidder in a foreclosure sale for a 12-story hotel in downtown Sioux City. The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/X4nJC7 ) First Bank & Trust Co. bid $2.5 million for the hotel and convention center at a July 15 sheriff's...

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