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  • Bank buys downtown Sioux City hotel

    Updated: 10 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...

  • Endangered goat herd added to Bronx Zoo

    Updated: 10 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...

  • American Airlines adds flights Haiti's north coast

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — American Airlines is adding flights from Miami to a second city in Haiti. The airline based in Fort Worth, Texas, announced Monday that daily service between Miami International Airport and Cap-Haitien, Haiti, would begin Oct. 2. The route joins the airline's current...

  • PPRTA to spend $12 million on area known as No Man's Land

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority will start a major road project in 2016 on a stretch of highway that has been neglected, deemed blighted and been nicknamed No Man's Land. The authority will spend $12 million on sidewalks, gutters, a center turn lane, bicycle lanes and...

  • Former Indiana synagogue to get historical marker

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    LIGONIER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana museum that originally served as a synagogue for a thriving Jewish population will receive a state historical marker next month. The marker honoring the 125-year-old former temple will be unveiled Aug. 31 in the Noble County town of Ligonier...

  • NOLA to host top travel trade show in 2016

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans will host the largest travel industry show in North America in 2016. The U.S. Travel Association's show, called IPW, was last held in New Orleans in 2002. The group had planned to hold the five-day show in Greater Miami and The Beaches. However, the...

  • 'Freedom for All' exhibit goes to NC plantation

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    CRESWELL, N.C. (AP) — A traveling exhibit about the Emancipation Proclamation is being displayed at a North Carolina plantation that relied on slave labor. The "Freedom for All" exhibit goes on display Monday at Somerset Place State Historic Site in Creswell as part of a tour of...

  • Six Flags hosting 'Fright Fest' recruitment event

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) — Six Flags Over Georgia is looking to hire hundreds of workers to staff the park's annual Halloween event. Officials say the theme park is looking to hire about 400 Fright Fest team members to help staff the park's Fright Fest event this year, which runs from...

  • Torre apologetic for slight in his HOF speech

    Yesterday

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Before he answered a question at the press conference following the Baseball Hall of Fame's induction ceremony on Sunday, Joe Torre wanted to address someone he regrettably omitted from his speech. The former Yankee manager briefly mentioned late owner...

  • Tribes bring bison plan to legislative panel

    Yesterday

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Although tribes of the Blackfoot Confederacy have historically relied on bison for food, shelter and clothing, free-ranging bison have not been part of the sweeping landscape just east of the Northern Rockies in Montana and Canada for more than a century. Now...

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