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  • Bad weather could slow holiday travel in Dakotas

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bad weather began moving through the Dakotas on Tuesday, threatening to slow travel just as motorists hit the roads for Thanksgiving. As much as 5 inches of snow was expected in parts of the two states from an Alberta clipper system sweeping southeast out of...

  • Yellowstone extends comment period on fee proposal

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is giving the public more time to comment on proposed changes to Yellowstone National Park entrance and permit fees. The new deadline for public comment is midnight Dec. 20. It was originally set for Dec. 5. In...

  • On Thanksgiving eve, a winter storm warning

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Expect rain and snow before the turkey and trimmings. Forecasters say a storm bringing 4 to 12 inches of snow could hamper Thanksgiving-related travel in Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service on Tuesday placed most of the state under a winter storm warning...

  • More air travelers visit Las Vegas in October

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Airport officials say 3.8 million travelers flew into and out of Las Vegas in October, more than the same month a year ago. Officials with McCarran International Airport said Tuesday that the number of travelers was up 3.4 percent compared to October 2013. Southwest...

  • Connecticut state offices to close early on Wed.

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says state offices will close early on Thanksgiving eve as a snow storm bears down on Connecticut. The governor also urged residents to travel to their holiday destinations on Tuesday, early Wednesday or Thursday. He said it's important to...

  • Providence Children's Museum director steps down

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The longtime executive director of the Providence Children's Museum is stepping down. The museum says Janice O'Donnell will leave the museum on Friday. O'Donnell was named executive director in 1985, and has been with the museum since 1979, two years after it...

  • Snow could pile up in portions of Rhode Island

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Forecasters say northwestern Rhode Island is expected to bear the brunt of a winter storm headed this way ahead of Thanksgiving. The National Weather Service says the rain and snow is expected to begin Wednesday morning and change to all snow through the...

  • New Jersey Thanksgiving travel, by the numbers

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The National Weather Service is encouraging New Jersey drivers to complete their Thanksgiving travels by 7 a.m. Wednesday, with up to 10 inches of snow forecast in some parts of the state on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The weather forecast calls...

  • Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

    Associated Press
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    MINEOLA, N.Y. — Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and set out early ahead of a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year. Forecasters said major...

  • Foxwoods, biggest US casino, cuts back on gambling

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Foxwoods, the largest casino resort in North America, is reducing its number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other new attractions as it adapts to fierce competition, the new CEO said in an interview with The Associated Press....

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